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What Is The Difference Between Circumcision And Dorsal Slit
Retracting foreskin: A dorsal slit widens the opening of the foreskin to either allow retraction of the foreskin or if large enough, allow the forskin to drape downward almost as if circumcised but with the foreskin still present. A small dorsal slit can release a "tight" opening allowing ease of retraction. A circumcison means to "incise around" & all of the foreskin is removed. There are degrees of circumcision. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin removal: The foreskin is removed with circumcision. No skin is removed with a dorsal slit, also known as a prepucioplasty, or foreskin preserving procedure. Traetment ment for phimosis or tight foreskin. A vertical midline incision is made on dorsum of penis thru the narrow area, until skin can retract easily. Vertical incision is then surured transversely, and thus foreskin is preserved. ...Read more
I was told that i needed a circumcision. Without my consent a dorsal slit procedure was performed on me. Is this allowed/accepted?
My son was circumcised when born, now has erection that bend upwards where the scar is on dorsal side. Too much skin was removed? It is very tight.
I assume your son is: An infant or young child. Show your pediatrician. Rarely, foreskin is cut to the point that intercourse is painful for a male, which wouldn't be an issue prior to puberty. If you are really concerned, request referral to a pediatric urologist to determine if there is any anatomical malformation of the penis that would cause your son to have a medical problem. ...Read more
Notochord: notochord is formed on day 17 gestation this then secretes signalling molecules like SHH protien that induces overlying ectoderm to neuroectoderm this produces precurser cells for neural structures in the embrayo the notochord then forms the axis of developing vertebral body in the developing embrayo during primary nurulation the neuroectoderm forms a neural tube and spinal tube ...Read more
>Friction with circ: An uncircumcised penis penis retracts into the foreskin during sex. There is no foreskin with a circumcised penis and thus more friction. This should not make much of a difference if there is adequate lubricatiion, either vaginal or from external lubricant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None w. good hygiene: There is no health difference between circumcised & uncircumcised penises provided foreskin can retract easily and penis is cleaned on a regular basis, Foreskin which can not be easily retracted allows build up of smegma. This can lead to inflammation of foreskin & glans penis, increased risk of sexually transmitted diseases & penile cancer. None of this occurs with good hygiene & a clean penis. ...Read more
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