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Uncircumcised Penis Bathing
Sometimes while bathing when i put water on the upper part of my penis it hurts a lot. It feels like cutting it through blade. What to do?
Recently when i was bathing, i retracted my foreskin and accidentally scalded my penis head with hot water. Will it make my penis head less sensitive?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No good answer: Most of the world is not circumcised however ~60-70% of the usa is circumcised. Some data suggests circumcision reduces sensation during intercourse. Circumcision does reduce risk of transmission of sexual transmitted disease (stds) but this is more of a public health benefit (that individual risk reduction is very small). Circumcision is an individual choice with benefits and risks. ...Read more
Penis & clitoris: No parallels between penis & vagina other than both are sexual structires. Clitoris, located above vagina & urinary opening is like a mini penis. Both have a glans or head and both have a foreskin. Foreskin in a normal uncircumcised male is circumferential around the glans, whereas it is hooded over the glans clitoris & not circumferentail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Homologues: I believe you are asking if there are similar parts to male and female anatomy. The answer is yes. These structutres are called homologues. The homologe for the clitoris is the penis, for the foreskin is the clitoral hood, for the scrotum is the labia majora. There are internal homologues as well. ...Read more