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I Need All The Good Facts About Teen Circumcision On A 15 Year Old Male
Optional procedure: At 15 the procedure likely requires a general anesthesia (put to sleep), significant post operative pain & swelling. This procedure was one of the most popular elective surgeries during my years in the navy supposedly due to recurrent infections while working in hot areas on ship. You never develop penile cancer in the removed skin, but that is rare to begin with. Some reported decrease in std's. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Comfortable Brand: Style is individual. Support of the genitals especially the testicles may be necessary. If it is just comfort---to each his own. Some like no underwear, some like looseness like with boxers, others like a little more support like in boxer briefs, and then others like less such as briefs, bikini briefs or pouch underwear or thongs. Even jock straps. Just let the 15 year decide his preference. ...Read more
My 15-year-old son uncircumcised son has had 2 UTIs recently. He has been diagnosed with phimosis and told he will need a circumcision. Is that true?
For My 15 Year Old To Get Circumcised Whould The Procedure Be painful? Would He Be Put On Anastasia but wake Or Total Sleepness ?
Rest periods vary: When talking about rest periods, you can speak of time off in between exercise bouts, in which case 24 hrs is needed before exercising the same muscle group. There are also rest periods during various times in the season, i.e., "off" season, "in" season, "pre" season, "post" season. Workout intensity and frequency varies depending on the time of the season. ...Read more
Something he enjoys: The recommendations for kids activities is that they engage in an hour of exercise per day. I would start by asking your teen what he would like to do. If the answer is "nothing" maybe join a gym as a family and go together. A combination of aerobic exercise, stretching and resistance exercises done on different days may be fun, or playing different sports. ...Read more
Depends on variables: I remember it being the most requested elective surgery among young sailors during my tour in the service. It should be viewed as a significant surgery, with anesthesia risks and a significant recovery period. If the patient has investigated the risks and benefits and chooses to proceed, the decision is his to make. ...Read more
Not at all: Circumcision on a baby is done awake and hopefully with topical anesthetic cream. It only takes a few minutes, no sutures are used and baby only feels mild discomfrt for a few minutes and at most about 1/2 hour. Pre-teen should be done under general anesthesia, takes 20 -30 minutes, then pacu recovery for about an hour. Then needs pain meds for a few days and limited activity. Best done as a baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am a 15 year old male and I have not been able to use the restroom for the past 3 days . I decided to drink prune juice cause people say it's good and can help you with the bathroom so I drinked some and I went yesterday and liquid came out and when I f
Constipation : Prune juise actually is good for constipation, try to stay regular by eating high fiber diet, plenty of fluids, cut down on apple, bananas, tea. About the loose stool you got , it happened because part of the stools become fermented & loose & it usually comes out after hard stool. So stay regular & be well . Good luck. ...Read more