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Is It Possible To Do Foreskin Restoration After An Adult Circumcision
Probably not: I'd compare it with a limb amputation in a way - can you restore a foot once it was chopped off? One may speculate on the possibility of having a cosmetic surgery done, but if the circumcision was performed correctly, I don't see why you would want to have it reverted. If it was done incorrectly and there are damages or bad cosmetic defects, then quite a cosmetic surgery might be an option. ...Read more
What causes cuts on the foreskin of an uncircumsized penis? Of an adult male? And is there anything that can remedy this? Besides lube/circumcision?
Balanitis?: Overall the most common explanation is balanitis (the medical term for inflammation of the head of the penis and foreskin). Some are due to bacterial or yeast infection, others "nonspecific". Herpes is possible, but only for sores that appear for 1-2 weeks, clear up, and don't recur for at least several more weeks. See a doctor, preferably a urologist, for diagnosis and treatment advice. ...Read more
? Insurance, ? cash: Most insurances will pay for a "hypospadias repair". Removal of hooded prepuce, which is the most minor form of hypospadias repair, more so if any straightening of penis is involved will be covered. This will certainly be covered by obama's affordable health care which will cover pre-existing conditions. Otherwise enquire by phone, prices vary from practice to practice ; region to region. ...Read more
How to remove foreskin without circumcision n sex? I want to remove foreskin over glans and explore glans?
Remove or preserve?: Physically stretching a tight foreskin over the penile glans can only lead to skin splitting, then scarring and ending up with a worse problem. Steroid cream, such as Betamethasone, when applied twice daily for many weeks to the tight area may loosen things up. 50% will tighten up again after applications cease. Alternative is a minor dorsal slit through the tight area, this preserves foreskin. ...Read more
I don't see how: I don't see how it will. When you cut something off, how can it grow back? ...Read more
Possible by surgery: Will not grow again by itself. Surgery is quite major and performed by an occasional plastic surgeon or urologist practicing penile reconstruction. Part of thee penile skin is seperated and pulled over the glans. Resulting denuded area on penis is covered by a sin graft, usually kaken from a non hair bearing area from inner upper arm or thigh. Try and think again. My advice is best don't do it. ...Read more
Circumcision week ago. Requested 10% from tip to be removed. Looks like the foreskin is pulled back n stitched with skin of shaft. Is this normal?
Easy does it: This would be a great time for you to practice really light touch and a lot of lubricant. It's a good skill to learn as well as it will help prepare you for different kinds of partners. ...Read more
How to ensure excessive -too much foreskin is not removed during circumcision inorder to avoid pain after erection later.
Are you asking us what you can do to assist the surgeon during the operation?
I do nit understand the question. Perhaps the best advice is to choose a surgeon you have confidence in. ...Read more
I have excess fore skin. Can just the excess foreskin beremoved surgically? I do not want to go for complete circumcision.
After circumcision is it better to have more inner or outer foreskin? Is inner foreskin above scarline? Should frenulum remain after circ?
CIRCUMCISION: Some of the frenulum remains and every doctor leaves a different amount of prepuce behind the glans. ...Read more
My foreskin can only be pulled back behind the head and that's when I am not erect. How can I fix without circumcision as an option. Bethamathasone?
See answer: Phimosis refers to the inability to adequately retract the distal foreskin over the glans penis. One to five percent of males will have nonretractible foreskins by age 16 years. 0.1 -0.05% Betamethasone dipropionate applied to the preputial orifice twice a day for up to 4-6 weeks accompanied by gentle, manual retraction/stretching of the foreskin. Circumcision reserved for persistent phimosis. ...Read more
My foreskin retracts when soft and hard, but it has been tearing during sex the past year, dr rec a circumcision, I'm afraid of not liking it afterwar?
General anesthesia: You won't feel a thing during the operation if done under general anesthesia. Surgeon, if requested, can perform a local anesthetic block by injection at base of penis before you awake. Will be pain free for a few hours. Then suggest Ativan (lorazepam) at night to prevent or reduce painful nocturnal erections. You can also get a prescription for pain meds so it won't hurt much in the long run. Good luck. ...Read more
Phimosis: Most Dr. S in the US recommend circumcision for 20-year-old with tight foreskin (phimosis). First alternative is 1% betamethasone steroid cream applied twice daily to tight area for 2-3 months which may take care of problem. 2nd alternative, if you wish to retain your foreskin, find a urologist who will perform a dorsal slit or prepucioplasty. Good luck. ...Read more
I had circumcision 6 weeks ago because my urologist said I didn't have STD he said inflammation was cause of foreskin tight bustillhurts n swollen?
Sir my foreskin is tight, it can fully retract but feel pain at the time of eract. What should I do. No circumcision plz..
Encourage: Evaluation by an urologist. Take care.Get a more detailed answer ›
My foreskin is going up with difficulty while erect, will this cause any problems in my sex life, or should I do circumcision.
Is there any special care required post circumcision. Skin below foreskin appears very thin I am afraid, can we wash it with soap later.
To extend family without circumcision how much necessary is to go through this surgery to make my wife conceive? Any way naturally to remove foreskin
Circumcision im a 50yr old male. I'm thinking about circumcision because I have never pulled my foreskin back. I know my size will increase and it will be better feeling over all. Question. Is it expensive the procedure. Is it painfull the healing process
Unfortunately, circumcision will not increase the size of your penis. Furthermore, by removing the foreskin, your penis may actually appear shorter than it was before. Depending on your weight and how much foreskin is actually removed it may look quite a bit shorter (see buried penis).
If you are unable to pull back your foreskin, sometimes a topical steroid cream can help you to pull it back. It is generally a good idea to clean underneath your foreskin regularly.
The procedure can be done under local anesthesia. Pain generally lasts for a few days after the procedure. Sutures take 2-3 weeks to dissolve and you can resume sexual activity about 3-4 weeks following the procedure. ...Read more
I'm 16 and I believe myself to have phimosis. I am unable to have the foreskin move back, flaccid or erect, and wondering about circumcision?
Doctor can help: A pediatrician or a urologist can help loosen and stretch the foreskin (and teach a patient how to work on it at home). If that is tried for a while, and without success, then a patient can ask the urologist what the different surgical options are. There are surgical ways to loosen the foreskin without cutting it off. ...Read more
I'm 17&my foreskin is long&hangs over the head I cant retract my foreskin as its tight. I don't want circumcision. How I can fix this short term?
Circumcision: 1. Circumcision is the best option for management now and for future retention of recurrent problems. 2. Dorsal slit partial phalloplasty can be done to release the tight band of distal foreskin. Still surgery but not a circumcision. 3. Tissue expanding technique can stretch the tight foreskin, but it is painful and can get complicated by skin infection. ...Read more
Is there no other way othr than circumcision to fully stretch back the foreskin of penis. My age is 23. Kindly suggest some exercise or medicine?
I have had this ball of skin in between where my head and shaft meet, for as long as I can remember, is this just foreskin from my circumcision?
Likely: Probably that's what it is. See your urologist to get a diagnosis and find out your options. ...Read more
I'm using Daktarin for cuts on my foreskin but I have many scars and the cuts heal slowly or not at all. How do I heal them both without circumcision?
? Prepucioplasty: Foreskin keeps splitting because you have a degree of phimosis (it's too tight to retract easily) Now unlikely to respond to steroid cream due to scarring. Next most effective treatment would be prepucioplasty. Vertical incision is made thu constricting area on upper surface & sutured transversely. Skin will now be loose & retract easily & avoid further splits once it has healed. ...Read more
While doing circumcision surgery for 25 yr old person, will anasthetic injection be given to glans or foreskin?
Is there a type of surgical procedure other than circumcision to cut the line that holds the foreskin to the penis?
Here are some...: Did you have circumcision in early age? Has anything in the penis bothered you? If not, leave alone; if yes, seek professional evaluation and decide if something needs to be done. How to put all these related things together correctly for good care? Follow instruction in articles listed in http://www. Formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. More? Welcome to contact me at www. Healthtap. Com/dr-Lin... ...Read more
My foreskin doesnot retract automatically when erect. If I push only head of penis is visible will I be able to penetrate without circumcision?
Urology question: That is a good question for a urologist - and the doctor will, most likely, need to examine you to see if you need to be circumcised. You've made it to 29, so I'm guessing you'll be ok, but an exam will be needed to tell you for sure. ...Read more
What procedures are there for a tight foreskin? 9 yrs ago I was told circumcision was the only solution after frenuloplasty didn't fix problem (27y/o)
3 possible options: 1) twice daily application of prescription strength steroid cream, 0.1% Betamethasone or kenalog, (triamcinolone) to tight area of forcenkin whilst retracting. 2) frenuloplasty, in which tight area of foreskin is incised vertically ; sutured transversely or z platy thru tight area. Both alternatives to circumcision 3) final option is a "minimal" or partial circumcision, i.e. Only removing phimotic/tight area. ...Read more
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