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Uncircumcised Small Adult
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Circumcision: An uncircumcised penis can become infected, especially in a diabetic, and cause severe irritation, cracking, pain, bleeding. Any reason for tight skin can be a reason to become circumcised. Others may just want to have it done for personal reasons, including cleanliness. ...Read more
At what age should an uncircumcised boy's foreskin retract, and how does one determine if the opening is too small? (phimosis) thank you
Foreskin: It can occur at almost any age, it usually occurs with the normal erections that stretch the foreskin gradually. It may need some manual stretching at times by pulling the foreskin back gently and bringing it forward. If you are unable to do that, see the pediatrician or a urologist to determine if there is any concern. ...Read more
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
I have sex a lot with my girlfriend and I am uncircumcised and I have been noticing 2 small round bumps on the uncircumcised skin. Should I be worrie?
Need more info: Are bumps painful? Exact location inner or outer surface of foreskin or in coronal sulcus. Best course is to take photos & senfd, they will remain quite anonymous & private. We might then be able to accurately diagnose & advise. ...Read more
After proper cleansing apply over the counter Neosporin oint. To area twice a day. If the condition does not subside you may have to see your doctor.
AS AN ALTERNATIVE IF THE PHARMACIST CAN GIVE YOU
INSTEAD OF NEOSPORIN AN OINTMENT SIMILAR TO MYCOLOG.
Hopefully your 9 yr old get well ...Read more
I suddenly got a small "weird" circle, about 3mm diameter right on the head of my penis. I am uncircumcised. Can this be ringworm?
I recently noticed a single red small bump on the head of my uncircumcised penis. I have had unprotected sex before. Wondering what it could be.
Need to see: You should see doctor, however, I suspect you have a benign bump. ...Read more
im uncircumcised and on my fore-skin near head of penis, a few days ago I had 4-5 small bumbs very close to eachother, it tuened into 1 painful sore?
I have small red sores on my glans. Uncircumcised, they do not itch, hurt or look infected. Could it be from masturbation? Or over washing of penis?
Here are some...: To attest if what you saw on glans penis is related with masturbation, stop it for 1-2 wks and see to examine the sequence of events. In general, a young of 17 should have healthy tender skin without obsessive cleansing-even for uncircumcised foreskin. So, seek evaluation & counseling. To get the related things done correctly, follow instructions in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more
I have small cuts under my penis head. I'm uncircumcised and my skin gets red sore when pulling back foreskin. Usually after sex my wife is sore too?
Uncirc Problem: Patients who are not circumcised may develop balanoposthitis, a long word meaning inflammation or infection of the foreskin and/or head of the penis. When cuts develop, it is usually because the foreskin is too tight or there is chronic inflammation. Keeping the penis dry is essential to recovery. If the problem persists, patients need to see a urologist to treat the underlying cause. ...Read more
16.5 mth uncircumsised boy has a small round lump either side of his penis about half way down shaft. Not visible only by touch. What could it be?
Likely benign smegma: Smegma collects under uncircumcised foreskins & feels like little bumps. These smegma "pearls" work their way outwards & are part of mechanism of natural separation of foreskin adhesions. I see about 1 - 2 little boys/month because either parents or pediatricians are concerned. They leave relieved. Sometimes smegma mixes with urine & looks like yellow pus, but isn't. ...Read more
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
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
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
More sensitive skin: Other benefits are avoidance of surgery. Penis can slide in ; out of foreskin, provided skin is loose, during sex or masturbation. Circumcision is un-necessary unless phimosis is present, so don't have a circumcision unless you need it for legitimate medical reasons. ...Read more
BJ 2 ways: Assuming he has a normal, easily retractile foreskin. 1)Pull & hold foreskin back as far as it will go, insert penile head into mouth, gripping penis with your lips & move mouth back & forth over penis, can simultaneously caress it with Ur tongue. 2)Place penis in mouth, gripping foreskin with teeth, then move mouth back & forth causing penile glans to slide in & out inner foreskin. Deep as U like ...Read more
No difference: There is no difference in your "problems" whether you become intimate with a circumcised or uncircumcised man. ...Read more
Pros and Cons: Majority of caucasian americans + all muslims +jews are circumcised. Majority of european, hispanics +asians not. Fathers, sons + siblings like 2B similar. Utis in babies >frquent in incircumcised but utis in baby boys r uncommon. Indicated if urinary tract abnormalitise present, not if hypospadias or penile chordee.? Reduce or increase premarture ejaculation.! 10% un circ. Males trouble sometime. ...Read more
Presence of foreskin: Foreskin is removed with circumcision. Glans penis slides in ; out of foreskin in uncircumcised males. There is more friction between penis ; vagina or opening usex for sexual intercourse in circumcised men. Uncircumcised males do not need to use a lubricant when the masturbate. ...Read more
I have always heard the battle of circumcised vs uncircumcised. What are the factual pros and cons?
Some of th following: Obligatory for all jews, muslims ; numerous cultures. Circ. Is a minor procedure immediately after birth ; becomes a bigger deal with age. Circumcision reduces risk of the rare UTI s in first 6-moths of life. Is more hygienic for men who don't wash their penis's ; thus are also > at risk for penile cancer. Regarding sex pros=cons provided foreskin isn't tight. Avoids future foreskin infections. ...Read more
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
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