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Is an uncircumcised penis larger then circumcised?

Is an uncircumcised penis larger then circumcised?

It sort of depends: With an erect penis, there would be no difference in size, as the foreskin would be naturally retracted by the erection. With a flaccid penis, the uncircumcised penis would be a little bit longer than the circumcised one, as the foreskin would extend a bit beyond the head (glans) of the penis. Functionally, there would be no difference. ...Read more

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Models: women get their breasts enlarged; have males gotten penis enlarged?

Models: women get their breasts enlarged; have males gotten penis enlarged?

In a way: No safe method exists for enhancing penile size. Fat and collagen injections have been done, but usually create a lumpy effect. The ligament at the base of the penis may be cut to create the illusion of longer length, .But this can cause nerve damage. ...Read more

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Is adult male circumcision painful?

Is adult male circumcision painful?

Usually: The penis is very sensitive and therefore painful after surgery. The pain will decrease steadily after surgery. By two weeks should be pain free. ...Read more

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Is male circumcision worse then female circumcision?

Is male circumcision worse then female circumcision?

Opposite is true: Male circumcision is a legitimate surgical procedure for removal of foreskin. Female circumcision is genital mutilation, includes amputation of clitoris ; banned in all civilized countries. Thus male circumcision is ok for religious, medical or even hygienic indications. Female circumcision is a crime. ...Read more

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Are high testosterone men attracted to feminine or masculine females?

Unknown: Interesting question, but I know of no studies that have looked to answer this question. Testosterone increases male libido, but I doubt that it changes ones sexual preferences. ...Read more

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Do most men shave their pubic hair by their penis?

No: Contrary to your implied perception, shaving pubic hair is unhygienic. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Why are uncircumcised penis bigger?

Why are uncircumcised penis bigger?

Who says they are?: There is no evidence that penises are larger if not circumcised. This organ varies widely in size, hence many social myths based on cultural belief systems. Circumcision has mixed benefits and risks, is no longer medically required but in some cases makes hygiene simpler, so parents request it. Some do the procedure because that is a religious or family tradition. ...Read more

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Why are guys so overly fascianted by female mammary glands?

Why are guys so overly fascianted by  female mammary glands?

Difficult to answer: Desiring large breasts seems to be a peculiarly american idea of beauty. It is becoming more popular worldwide, but traditionally asian women might bind their chests and a small breast in brazil is considered beautiful. Go figure! ...Read more

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Can thrush in men effect penis opening?

Can thrush in men effect penis opening?

Here are some...: Thrush is referred to the lesion of yeast mucosal infection. Yeast infection in a long tight foreskin is common, especially in one with inadequate topical hygiene and poorly controlled diabetes; it yes, it involves almost the whole glans penis and foreskin, called balanoposthitis and it unlikely affects the opening (meatus) alone. More? Seek pro-evaluation timely. ...Read more

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Is masturbation in girls common?

Is masturbation in girls common?

Masturbation: Masturbation in women is reported to be less common than in men. As an OB/GYN I can tell you it is rather common and normal. ...Read more

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Is it true males get more heart attacks at younger ages than females?

Is it true males get more heart attacks at younger ages than females?

Yes: males are more likely to get heart attacks than females, the risk is about the same after menopause in a woman ...Read more

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More errection in penis?

More errection in penis?

Erection troubles: Hi if you are having difficulty getting or maintaining an erection it may be easily determined what the cause is and now a days we have a lot of options to help so that you do not have to live with this problem. A good men's health expert is a place to start for the testing and treatments. Please do not be shy to ask for help. You are not too young to have this problem. ...Read more

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Can men get candidal infections in their prostate glands?

Can men get candidal infections in their prostate glands?

Unlikely: Although it is a possibility, it is unlikely to get a candidal infection in the prostate. These infections are usually bacterial or aquired sexually (std). Men who are at increased risk for a possible candidal prostate infection are men who are immunocompromised such as having hiv. ...Read more

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Are heterosexual men more at risk for HPV associated oral cancer than men who have sex with men ?

Are heterosexual men more at risk for HPV associated oral cancer than men who have sex with men ?

HPV is ubiquitous: I doubt it. Remember hat nearly all of us were exposed to one of the strains of hpv by age 26. Most strains do not cause cancer. But anyone who worries can now be screened. ...Read more

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Assuming the high risk to female sexual partners of uncircumcised men should men not always wear a condom?

Here are some ...: There is no practical /clinical necessity for uncircumcised men to always wear condom for sex as long as keeping up good topical hygiene with no eruptions or rashes. But, still remember all GU-, GI-, and respiratory tract harbor their pertinent resistant bacteria to coexist with their hosts - our bodies. So, keep up healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession as foundation of healthcare.. ...Read more

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What is the proper way to clean smegma. I am an uncircumcised male. ?

What is the proper way to clean smegma. I am an uncircumcised male. ?

Soap and water: I trust that your foreskin is easily retractable, if yes, wash your glans penis with soap and water, as you wash the rest of your body. If the foreskin is not fully retractable, you should consult a doctor to address the issue, phimosis. ...Read more

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I'm an uncircumcised male, lately I've been dealing with a lot of smegma production, what is the best way to take care of it? How do I properly clean?

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I'm an uncircumcised male, lately I've been dealing with a lot of smegma production, what is the best way to take care of it? How do I properly clean?

Here are some...: Of no choice, all men have to adjust the frequency of their personal care to their individual need because the pace of smegma production widely varies among men; so does cleansing smegma. There is no drug that can suppress its production from natural keratin shedding, but circumcision will solve the hassle forever. More? See urologist for evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

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Dear Dr. There is a difference between uncircumcised and circumcised male on ejaculation premature time?

Dear Dr.  There is a difference between uncircumcised and circumcised male on ejaculation premature time?

Ejaculation: circumcised men versus uncircumcised men may have different sensation or sensitivity because of the foreskin. This may or may not delay time to ejaculation. Each man is different ...Read more

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I am an uncircumcised adult. I saw that the CDC is recommending circumcision for all males, including adults. Should I consider having this done?

Here are some...: It's okay to leave the uncircumcised foreskin alone as long as being mentally and physically comfortable and having no difficulty to clean without long foreskin-related inflammation or infection. So ask urologist and consider the balance between medical necessity and professional possibility before embarking on doing something to our body. ...Read more

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Is an uncircumcised male more prone to yeast infection?

Is an uncircumcised male more prone to yeast infection?

Yes it is: Hence personal penile hygiene is very important for an uncircumcised penis. Foreskin needs to retracted & all smegma removed on at least a daily basis. ...Read more

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I am a 16 year old male boy I am uncircumcised my forskin is not tight but my frenulum is still attached is this normal I will be turning 17 soon ?

Hmmm....: Frenulums, whether on a lip, a tongue, or a penis, are supposed to stay attached from birth to death. If there has been some trauma or accident, a frenulum can tear (but a torn frenulum usually causes no disability nor problems). If there is a worry about the penis, one's pediatrician can examine it and offer some advice, either at the annual check-up or a separate visit. ...Read more

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I was giver-asking for me. Is risk of HIV spread higher for the "giver" of unprotected oral sex to uncircumcised male than it is if he was circumcised?

I was giver-asking for me. Is risk of HIV spread higher for the "giver" of unprotected oral sex to uncircumcised male than it is if he was circumcised?

Yes: Very good studies have shown that the risk of acquiring an STD (including HPV) is higher for an uncircumcised male. So, an uncircumcised male is more likely to contract an STD than a male who is circumcised. ...Read more

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Yesterday, I WAS GIVER of oral to UNCIRCUMCISED male, his HIV status unknown, he is IV drug user. was unprotected. Would you start PEP if you were me?

Yesterday, I WAS GIVER of oral to UNCIRCUMCISED male, his HIV status unknown, he is IV drug user. was unprotected. Would  you start PEP if you were me?

Pep vs Prep: If you cannot find out his HIV status and he ejaculated in your mouth, then PEP is a reasonable option. If you find out he is HIV+, the definitely. If you find that you are frequently in spontaneous sexual encounters with or without condoms, consider Prep with Truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir). Also, Gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis are transmitted orally, so get tested soon. ...Read more

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I am a 22 year old male I am uncircumcised... During intercourse I noticed my penis was bleeding...what wouldcause this?

I am a 22 year old male  I am uncircumcised... During intercourse I noticed my  penis was bleeding...what wouldcause this?

Torn tissue: The mechanics of sex will stretch and twist tissue. Sometimes this will produce small tears in the frenum, or attachment of the foreskin.That should be visible to close examination (mirror might help) .If this comes out of your pee hole, it is unexpected and should be evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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16 yr male,uncircumcised, frequent Urination,pos-void dribbling. Urinelaysis neg,doctor no concern, symptoms come and go for weeks. ?

16 yr male,uncircumcised,  frequent Urination,pos-void dribbling. Urinelaysis neg,doctor no concern,  symptoms come and go for weeks. ?

Uroloogist: This can be a forskin issue: infection or inflammation as well as possible urethritis or irritable bladder syndrome Please consult with a urologist. ...Read more

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I am an uncircumcised male, and occasionaly suffer from pain in the foreskin. The skin becomes dry, and will sting if agitated. No odor, or rash.

I am an uncircumcised male, and occasionaly suffer from pain in the foreskin. The skin becomes dry, and will sting if agitated. No odor, or rash.

Please see your doc: or urologist who may give you a steroid cream. Be careful not to tear anything so as to avoid infection. More oil in your diet may help w/overall skin lubrication also. Peace and good health. Fish oil/olive oil, perhaps 2-3 tbls daily. ...Read more

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Uncircumcised male 26 years old. I always drink lots of water but lately the tip of my penis hurts (burning inside) when i pee after having sex?

? Phimosis: Does your foreskin retract easily or is it tight. Most penile problems in uncircumcised males are due ttight foreskin &/or frenulum. Makes cleaning under foreskin difficult & leads to accumulation of smegma. Latter causes irritation & balanitis or posthitis (inflammation of skin on glans & under foreskin. Tight foreskin also painful during or after sex. Worth checking with urologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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23 year old uncircumcised male, chronic balanitis and mild phimosis, I have leaking urine after peeing. No other symptoms. Had for 2 month,Cause?

23 year old uncircumcised male, chronic balanitis and mild phimosis, I have leaking urine after peeing. No other symptoms. Had for 2 month,Cause?

See your Doctor ASAP: Mak sure you do no have Diabetes. Due to phimosis you are not emptying your bladder completely so is leaking. It may cause a back pressure on your kidney and lead to a condition Hydronephrosis ans damage them.Because of phimosis you are havnig balantitis many pt are having Diabetes and present like this So see Urologist and PMD ASAP ...Read more

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Is uncircumcised normal?

Is uncircumcised normal?

It's normal...: Every man or boy, who has ever set foot on planet Earth, is or was uncircumcised. This goes way back, to the very first baby boy, so many thousands or millions of years ago. It's normal to be normal (uncircumcised), although a guy can run into problems if his foreskin is too tight or if he doesn't wash his penis properly. Like brushing teeth, good hygiene habits should be taught in childhood. ...Read more

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How common are uncircumcised penises?

How common are uncircumcised penises?

Very common: Presently approximately 30% of men in the usa are uncircumcised. In south america, europe, all non-muslim asian countries over 90% of men are uncircumcised. Thus worldwide many more men remain uncircumcised than circumcised. In contrast all muslims and jews are circumcised, many african tribes practice circumcision. ...Read more