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What is the difference between circumcision and dorsal slit?

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 more

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Dr. George Klauber
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Circumcision (Definition)

Keep your baby's penis clean and dry. The initial redness and swelling should improve over 1 -2 weeks. Avoid wiping or swabbing the wound area. If there is a dressing, change it according ...Read more


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What is the difference between circumcision, dorsal slit?

What is the difference between circumcision, dorsal slit?

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

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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.

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

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Doctors, what is the difference between a dorsal and ventral ramus?

Doctors, what is the difference between a dorsal and ventral ramus?

Back vs belly: Dorsal refers to back while ventral refers to belly. Check out https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anatomical_terms_of_location for more anatomic descriptions. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a circumcised and uncircumcised penis?

What is the difference between a circumcised and uncircumcised penis?

Circd'. no foreskin: Circumcision is a procedure to remove the foreskin. Boys are born with a foreskin, which covers the penile glans (head). The glans remains permanently exposed after a penis has been circumcised.. ...Read more

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Doctors, what is the difference between neural tube and dorsal nerve cord?

Doctors, what is the difference between neural tube and dorsal nerve cord?

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

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What is the difference between a circumcised and uncircumcised penis during sex?

What is the difference between a circumcised and uncircumcised penis during sex?

>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 more

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Is there a health difference between being uncircumcised and circumcised?

Is there a health difference between being uncircumcised and circumcised?

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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Can there be a life expectancy difference between men who are circumcised and men who are not?

Similar: But there is a small preference for circumcised men due to a reduction in certain diseases such as HIV in circumcised males. ...Read more

Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Circumcised (Definition)

If a male baby is circumcised, his foreskin, or the flap of skin covering the tip of his penis, ...Read more