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Doctor insights on: Goldenseal Circumcision

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Dr. George Klauber
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Circumcision (Definition)

Keep your baby's penis clean and dry. The initial redness and swelling should improve over 1 -2 weeks. Avoid wiping or swabbing the wound area. If there is a dressing, change it according ...Read more


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Chandanabala lakshadi oil (ayurvedic oil for bigger penis)?

Chandanabala lakshadi oil (ayurvedic oil for bigger penis)?

Not likely to work.: There is no evidence in the scientific literature regarding the efficacy of these ayurvedic oils on penis size. No topical medicine has successfully increased penis size, even hormonally active ones. Penis size is determined genetically & at specific periods of development in utero, infancy, and puberty. Trying to enlarge it outside of this is like trying to change the size of any other body part. ...Read more

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Is prospan ivy leaf extract cough syrup safe in pregnancy?

Is prospan ivy leaf extract cough syrup safe in pregnancy?

We simply don't know: While I am inclined to say it is probably ok, we do not have enough information and no formal studies to say one way or another. Demonstrating safety or hazard is much more difficult than you may realize. That is why we always err on the side of caution during pregnancy and take things only when clearly indicated and of proven benefit. ...Read more

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Benefits of aphrodisiac yohimbine bark?

Benefits of aphrodisiac yohimbine bark?

Yes/No: Placebo effect is powerful.If the person believes in the substance:it will work.There is no proven(trials) effect.We used it a lot before the pde5 rx's(viagra, levitra&cialis) with little sucess in men.Less in women.I've said before on this site the "sex organ" is between the ears. ...Read more

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L-arginine restoring penis sensitivity? Is it worth buying???

L-arginine restoring penis sensitivity? Is it worth buying???

No sensation effect : L-arginine relaxes blood vessels & thus might increase blood flow to the penis & thus might help with or enhance erectile function but no reason why it would "restore" penile sensitivity. Also, please note that L-arginine is frequently combined with other compounds which might be why some men report improved erections. A healthy diet & exercise are best both for libido & sexual performance ...Read more

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Using hydrogen oxide after adult circumcision. Is this okay?

Using hydrogen oxide after adult circumcision. Is this okay?

Peroxide?: If you're referring to hydrogen peroxide, it's ok as long as it doesn't cause irritation. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is Korean red ginseng good for male erections?

Is Korean red ginseng good for male erections?

Panex Giinseng: can help w/erections. Korean Ginseng is stronger. Ginseng may make you hyper or interfere w/sleep. I see that you have panic attacks. Ginseng may not bee a good choice for your. Please see your doc who can test your hormones and check for vascular leaks. Most ED is psychological and a clinical psychologist can teach you stress management. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Does vaseline helps circumcision wound? ?

KInd of: The real question is what not to do that slows down healing. Avoid using alcohol, peroxide, hibiclens, betadine, and bleach solutions. Inflammation ( red, hot, swollen, tender) is important to healing so anti-inflammatories (motrin, advil) are bad. Cover the area with a clean dressing changed every other day and protected from trauma. Antibiotics do not help healing unless it is truly infected. ...Read more

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Does male circumcision effective prevention against utis, hiv, and penile cancer?

Does male circumcision effective prevention against utis, hiv, and penile cancer?

To some extent: Circumcision protects babies from utis in first year of life but, unlikely later in life.C does prevent penile cancer 99.9%. Cancer of penis is extremely rare in jews + muslims, but also in men who can retract their foreskins and wash underneath. On a regular basis, ie have good hygiene.Many excellent, controlled studies fro africa prove conclusively that c reduces risk of HIV 50-70%. Hpv similar. ...Read more

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Is zinc oxide 200mg safe to use on penis glans?

Is zinc oxide 200mg safe to use on penis glans?

Should be fine: Zinc oxide paste or gel have been used safely for conditions where they come into contact with the genitals like herpes or diaper rash. ...Read more

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Why isn't female circumcision as wide-spread as male circumcision?

There is never a : Medical indication for female genital mutilation. And although some physicians would argue against this, there are at least some times when a male circumcision is medically indicated. Male circumcisions are generally not associated with horrific outcomes. Female genital mutilation is - and has been banned in many countries (at least until age 18 years old). ...Read more

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Is it possible to have emergency circumcisions?

Is it possible to have emergency circumcisions?

Circumcision: Circumcision would only be done on an urgent basis if paraphimosis was present. This happens when the foreskin gets trapped in the rolled back position and swells to the point of compromising the glans penis circulation. Sometimes a dorsal slit is done as a temporary relief to the strangulation. ...Read more

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What is the prevailing opinion on getting circumcisions?

What is the prevailing opinion on getting circumcisions?

Both for ; against: I circumcise after informing parents or older child of benefits and risks because it's my job.Circumcisions are performed for religious reasons or because many think it more hygienic.It is if you don't wash.Others have it done to prevent future problems with a tight foreskin (phimosis)others have it done after episodes of balanitis (inflammation of penile glans), esthetics, premature ejaculations. ...Read more

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Circumcised (Definition)

Surgical removal ...Read more