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Circumcision - The Need, The Procedure & Recovery!

Circumcision - The Need, The Procedure & Recovery!

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin in the male genitalia. This procedure is common for newly born baby boys. However, the procedure is widely popular due to religious and cultural traditions, but it is only recommended when it is medically necessary.

Why it is Done

Circumcision is a religious or spiritual culture for Islamic and Jewish families. It can be a matter of personal hygiene or preventive health care.

Sometimes it can also be performed in case of some medical needs like urinary tract infections, penile problems, or if the foreskin of penis is too tight to be retracted. It also decreases the chances of sexually transmitted disease or penile cancer.

Benefits of Circumcision:

There are some health benefits of circumcision. For example:

  1. Genital hygiene becomes simpler.

  2. UTI risk reduction.

  3. Penile cancer risk reduction.

  4. STD risks, both male-to-female and female-to-male reduction.

  5. Prevents balanitis, phimosis or paraphimosis.

Procedure of Circumcision:

When the right procedure is followed, circumcision is more than just a snip to the foreskin. Here are the basic steps of the procedure:

  1. Topical anesthesia is administered.

  2. The foreskin is separated from the glans (in case of a younger person).

  3. Dead cells holding the foreskin and glans together (smegma) is removed.

  4. Foreskin is put back in position, covering the glans.

  5. The foreskin is then snipped with scissors on the upper part.

  6. Another snip is made on the underside.

  7. The foreskin at the rim of the coronal groove is cut.

  8. The edges of the foreskin are stretched.

  9. Absorbable stitches are used to tie blood vessels.

  10. Edges of the foreskin are suture to complete the procedure.

This process is beneficial. However, aftercare must be taken very seriously to avoid further injury or infection.

Post Circumcision Recovery:

The recovery time after circumcision is at least 7-10 days. People can take up to a month to heal from the wounds. Here are the things to keep in mind:

  1. It can take up to 24 hours for light bleeding to stop and normal urination abilities to return.

  2. During this time the patient needs to be at rest and not participate in activities such as sports and avoid transport.

  3. The lubricating dressing falls off on its own in 24 hours. It should not be removed with force.

  4. Antibiotics and pain relief medicines should be taken as prescribed.

  5. Cosmetic products must be avoided for a week.

  6. Tight-fitting clothes must be avoided. Loose clothes should be ready for the patient to wear after surgery.

  7. Sex and masturbation must be avoided until total healing, which may take up to two months.

  8. Plenty of water must be consumed to avoid acidic urination that can cause a burning sensation.

  9. For the first two weeks, spicy food should be avoided in order to ensure bowel movement is normal and does not strain on the area where surgery was performed.

Risk Factors:

If not done from a certified medical surgeon, circumcision can be risky in the following ways:

  1. Injury to the penis.

  2. Infection.

  3. Hemorrhage.

  4. Entrapment of penis in scar tissues.

  5. Erectile dysfunction or loss of libido.

Conclusion:

Circumcision, therefore, must be performed if it is required due to health reasons, and only by a certified surgeon, following the proper medical procedures.

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Circumcised Penis - Are You More Prone To Premature Ejaculation?

Circumcised Penis - Are You More Prone To Premature Ejaculation?

Human reproductive organs, in both males and females, are rich in nerve endings which are very dense in concentration. This denseness of the nerve endings is what causes the immensely pleasurable feelings during sexual intercourse. For men, one of the most erogenous zones in the body is the foreskin or the naturally occurring skin on the tip of the penis. 

This fold of skin covering the glans not only protects the head, but retracts back during sexual stimulation, exposing the glans. It has over 10,000 nerve endings which play a very important role during sexual stimulation and sexual pleasure.

Circumcision 
The removal of the foreskin from the male penis has been practiced by tribal societies for a very long time. It is also practiced as a rite of passage in religions such as Judaism and Islam. It may be performed for other medical reasons such as Phimosis, wherein the foreskin is unable to retract behind the glans or to the back of the head. Circumcision has been a hotly debated topic between supporters and detractors. Supporters claim that its advantages far outweigh the risks while detractors state that it doesn’t help in anything at all.

Premature ejaculation and circumcision
One of the things the detractors state is that circumcision removes a large section of sensitive tissue which hosts most of the nerve endings that make sex so pleasurable. It thus, results in the penis becoming less sensitive overtime compared to uncircumcised penises. 

Another section of detractors also state that circumcision, especially as an adult, may tend to cause premature ejaculation. However, these are subjective opinions that have been collated over time and may not have a base in proper scientific research. However, the decreased number of nerve endings on a circumcised penis may actually help with reducing excessive sensations that lead to premature ejaculation. 

Conclusion
There are conflicting studies and reports about circumcision, sensitivity and premature ejaculation. There is also no consensus whether circumcision corrects premature ejaculation or not. Some studies have stated that after a few months of adult men being circumcised, they did report an improvement on the problem of premature ejaculation. 

However, the best thing to do in such as case is to go for a consultation with sexologist. Also, if there are no functional problems with your penis, then the root of your premature ejaculation may lie somewhere else, which cannot be corrected by circumcision.

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Premature Ejaculation And Circumcision - Are They Linked?

Premature Ejaculation And Circumcision - Are They Linked?

Human reproductive organs, in both males and females, are rich in nerve endings which are very dense in concentration. This denseness of the nerve endings is what causes the immensely pleasurable feelings during sexual intercourse. For men, one of the most erogenous zones in the body is the foreskin or the naturally occurring skin on the tip of the penis. 

This fold of skin covering the glans not only protects the head, but retracts back during sexual stimulation, exposing the glans. It has over 10,000 nerve endings which play a very important role during sexual stimulation and sexual pleasure. 

Circumcision 
The removal of the foreskin from the male penis has been practiced by tribal societies for a very long time. It is also practiced as a rite of passage in religions such as Judaism and Islam. It may be performed for other medical reasons such as Phimosis, wherein the foreskin is unable to retract behind the glans or to the back of the head. Circumcision has been a hotly debated topic between supporters and detractors. Supporters claim that its advantages far outweigh the risks while detractors state that it doesn’t help in anything at all.

Premature ejaculation and circumcision
One of the things the detractors state is that circumcision removes a large section of sensitive tissue which hosts most of the nerve endings that make sex so pleasurable. It thus, results in the penis becoming less sensitive overtime compared to uncircumcised penises. 

Another section of detractors also state that circumcision, especially as an adult, may tend to cause premature ejaculation. However, these are subjective opinions that have been collated over time and may not have a base in proper scientific research. However, the decreased number of nerve endings on a circumcised penis may actually help with reducing excessive sensations that lead to premature ejaculation. 

Conclusion
There are conflicting studies and reports about circumcision, sensitivity and premature ejaculation. There is also no consensus whether circumcision corrects premature ejaculation or not. Some studies have stated that after a few months of adult men being circumcised, they did report an improvement on the problem of premature ejaculation. 

However, the best thing to do in such as case is to go for a consultation with sexologist. Also, if there are no functional problems with your penis, then the root of your premature ejaculation may lie somewhere else, which cannot be corrected by circumcision.

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Circumcision - Procedure & Benefits Of It!

Circumcision - Procedure & Benefits Of It!

Circumcision means a surgical procedure for the removal of the foreskin (tissue that covers the head of the penis). The surgery should ideally be performed at a young age. If it is performed on an older child or on a man, chances of infection go up.

Sometimes circumcision becomes necessary for medicinal reasons like-

• Balanitis (foreskin swelling)
• Phimosis (inability to retract the foreskin)
• Paraphimosis (a person cannot return the retracted foreskin to its original place)
• Balanoposthitis ( swelling of the tip the penis)

Some other reasons why some men undergo circumcision-

• Aesthetics
• Lowering the risks of penis-related ailments

How is circumcision performed?

The surgery is performed under partial anaesthesia (administered through an injection or a cream that numbs the penis). There are three methods (Gomco clamp, Plactibell device and morgen clamp). Any of them may be followed to perform circumcision. Circulation is cut off to the foreskin so that it does not bleed during surgery. Then the surgeon snips off the foreskin using sanitized instruments. The surgery takes around 15-20 minutes.

The pain and swelling usually subside in 5 days.

Recovery after circumcision-

If you are an adult who has undergone a circumcision, your doctor will suggest medicines that will ease the discomfort and pain following. You can get back to work within a couple of days. Rigorous activities like jogging or weight lifting should be avoided. You should also refrain from sexual activities for at least six weeks after the surgery.

In the case of circumcision on children, your child may continue to be fussy and irritated for a few days post-surgery. Ensure that the diaper is loose enough to allow the penis to heal. However, if the pain does not subdue or if there is trouble urinating and there is blood in the urine, contact your doctor immediately.

Benefits of circumcision-

It is a widely prevalent myth that circumcision makes a man infertile. It has no effect at all on a man’s fertility. There are several advantages of circumcision but all of them take effect when the child reaches puberty. The medicinal benefits of circumcision are-

• Helps maintain genital hygiene
• Lowers risks of sexually transmitted diseases like HIV
• Reduces risks of cervical cancer in the female sex partner
• Reduces the risk of penile cancer

Circumcision is a safe and minor surgery that is performed mainly in adherence to religious diktats but also for health purposes.

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Short Frenulum Or Frenulum Breve!

Short Frenulum Or Frenulum Breve!

short frenulum of penis or frenulum breve

यह एक ऐसी स्थिति होती है जिसमें लिंग के आगे वाले भाग 
शिश्न मुंड (glance)के ऊपर की चमड़ी को आधार भाग से जोड़ने वाला 1 कड़क बैंड बहुत छोटा होता है जिससे चमड़ी पूरी तरह से मुंड से मुड़कर पीछे नहीं हट पाती या हटाने में दर्द महसूस होता है। ताकत देने पर लिंग के आगे वाला भाग नीचे की तरफ मुड़ जाता है। जिसकी वजह से व्यक्ति लैंगिक संभोग नहीं कर पाता योनि में डालते ही बहुत दर्द होता है। नीचे की तरफ मुड़ जाता है। अक्सर इस स्थिति में शिश्न मुंड या glance बहुत ज्यादा संवेदनशील भी होता यह शीघ्र पतन का कारण बनता है। इसका सही उपचार frenuloplasty या circumcision या खतना है। frenuloplasty में केवल चमड़ी के नीचे जुड़ने वाले बैंड को काट दिया जाता है। चमड़ी को पीछे फैला दिया जाता है। और circumcision में शिश्न मुंड के ऊपर की पूरी चमड़ी को ही काट कर हटा दिया जाता है तथा सीधा जोड़कर टांके लगा दिए जाते हैं दोनों ही प्रक्रिया काफी सरल है ओर एक दिन के अंदर ही होस्पिटल भर्ती के बाद छुट्टी दे दी जा सकती हैं इस स्थिति के बारे में बहुत सी भ्रांतियां फैली हुई हैं तथा लोगों को डर रहता है। इसके बारे में जागरूकता लाने की जरूरत है।
 

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Circumcision and Premature Ejaculation - Know The connection!

Circumcision and Premature Ejaculation - Know The connection!

Human reproductive organs, in both males and females, are rich in nerve endings which are very dense in concentration. This denseness of the nerve endings is what causes the immensely pleasurable feelings during sexual intercourse. For men, one of the most erogenous zones in the body is the foreskin or the naturally occurring skin on the tip of the penis. 

This fold of skin covering the glans not only protects the head, but retracts back during sexual stimulation, exposing the glans. It has over 10,000 nerve endings which play a very important role during sexual stimulation and sexual pleasure. 

Circumcision 
The removal of the foreskin from the male penis has been practiced by tribal societies for a very long time. It is also practiced as a rite of passage in religions such as Judaism and Islam. It may be performed for other medical reasons such as Phimosis, wherein the foreskin is unable to retract behind the glans or to the back of the head. Circumcision has been a hotly debated topic between supporters and detractors. Supporters claim that its advantages far outweigh the risks while detractors state that it doesn’t help in anything at all.

Premature ejaculation and circumcision

One of the things the detractors state is that circumcision removes a large section of sensitive tissue which hosts most of the nerve endings that make sex so pleasurable. It thus, results in the penis becoming less sensitive overtime compared to uncircumcised penises. 

Another section of detractors also state that circumcision, especially as an adult, may tend to cause premature ejaculation. However, these are subjective opinions that have been collated over time and may not have a base in proper scientific research. However, the decreased number of nerve endings on a circumcised penis may actually help with reducing excessive sensations that lead to premature ejaculation. 

Conclusion
There are conflicting studies and reports about circumcision, sensitivity and premature ejaculation. There is also no consensus whether circumcision corrects premature ejaculation or not. Some studies have stated that after a few months of adult men being circumcised, they did report an improvement on the problem of premature ejaculation. 

However, the best thing to do in such as case is to go for a consultation with sexologist. Also, if there are no functional problems with your penis, then the root of your premature ejaculation may lie somewhere else, which cannot be corrected by circumcision.

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Circumcision - All You Should Be Aware About!

Circumcision - All You Should Be Aware About!

Circumcision is the surgical removal of a part of the human penis called the foreskin. The foreskin covers another part of the penis known as the head. The procedure is generally performed for a variety of reasons and can be helpful in the treatment of uncomfortable diseases like phimosis, in which the foreskin becomes impossible to draw back, to expose the head.

Circumcision is best carried out when the individual is extremely young and has been born only for one or two days. The risks associated with this surgery increase as the infant reaches childhood, then adolescence, and finally becomes an adult. However, if done properly, there are very fewer risks and good effects instead, like aiding male genital cleanliness.

If circumcision is so beneficial, does every baby have to have it done?

No, that is not necessarily the case. Even though it does turn out to be beneficial on the whole, there is no need for every baby to be compulsively circumcised. No worldwide medical board has ever prescribed generalized and mass circumcision till date. Moreover, the large number of males living uncircumcised and healthy till date provides testimony to the fact that circumcision is not indispensable to a healthy life. 

However, there are certain proven benefits circumcision may provide one. They are-

• You will be at lower risk of urinary tract infections (UTIs) if you have yourself circumcised. And urinary tract infections can prove to be very painful in specific cases.
• You will be at lower risk for certain sexually transmitted diseases
• You will be at lower risk for penile cancer, and in turn, afford greater protection to your sex partner against cervical cancer
• You will never develop either phimosis or paraphimosis

Are there any cons to this procedure?

There are only a few cons to the procedure of circumcision, including the following-

• Irritation/scarring at the site of surgery
• Pain and redness
Bleeding
• Inflammation and swelling

Circumcision is a medical procedure with well-defined pros and cons. It provides protection against certain conditions and has rendered biological benefits to a majority of the people. However, there is a chance of the surgery backfiring as well, and leading to harmful effects. Before you opt for the surgery, consult a doctor and discuss the surgical procedure in detail to avoid any side effects.

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Preserving Penis Sensitivity After Adult Circumcision

Preserving Penis Sensitivity After Adult Circumcision

Preserving Penis Sensitivity After Adult Circumcision

For most men, the decision to become circumcised is made for them, well before they are old enough to have any idea of what the procedure means. But for some men, adult circumcision might become necessary or preferable. Sometimes a man will practice the best penis care only to discover that something is wrong that needs to be corrected, such as a too-tight foreskin or other medical condition. And still others might choose that they want to undergo adult circumcision for aesthetic reasons. Whatever the reason, men should carefully weigh what adult circumcision means when it comes to penis sensitivity and health.

The circumcision debate

In any discussion of male circumcision, there is bound to be a lot of disagreement. Yes, there are advantages to circumcision, including a lower risk of penis cancer or urinary tract infections, less risk of transmission of certain sexual diseases, and a lower incidence of redness or inflammation of the skin, particularly the glans.

However, some will debate that any man can face these problems, and that circumcision isn't nearly as impressive as it might seem when it comes to the medical literature. There is even some question about penis sensitivity, and whether an intact penis is really more sensitive than a circumcised one. Some studies suggest that the idea of a more sensitive penis comes from cultural ideals and anecdotal evidence, but not from any verifiable difference in one penis over another.

Adult circumcision procedures

Whatever side of the debate a man falls on, sometimes adult circumcision becomes inevitable. For those who have certain medical conditions, circumcision might be a necessity. For those who are converting to a religion that requires circumcision, it might be seen as a necessity as well. And of course, there are men who simply want their penis to look a certain way, and circumcision might be a quick way to make that happen.

Regardless of the reason, there are several ways a man can go about adult circumcision:

1. In some cases, the foreskin can be removed by separating it gently from the penis head, cutting a small slit in the foreskin, and applying a clamp for a few minutes. When the bleeding has stopped, the doctor can then proceed to remove the foreskin completely.

2. In other cases, a doctor might use a 'bell method.' This includes using the clamp, but instead of then cutting through the skin, the doctor applies a small plastic bell that will stay on the foreskin for a certain length of time. This helps the foreskin fall off naturally.

3. Other types of foreskin removal might include various surgical procedures; this depends on what kind of medical condition might have sent the man to the doctor for the adult circumcision in the first place.

Preserving penis sensitivity

After the circumcision is performed, a man should follow his doctor's instructions exactly. This usually includes keeping the area very clean, keeping it covered with an appropriate gauze dressing, and understanding what the drainage from the healing wound should look like. A guy who has any signs of infection, excessive bleeding or serious pain should go back to the doctor to get checked out.

After the penis has healed, a man can take control of improving penis sensitivity with the use of a specially formulated penis health crème (health professionals recommend Man 1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven mild and safe for skin). Look for a crème that includes vitamin B5 for maintenance of healthy tissue, L-arginine for increased blood flow (and thus better healing) and vitamin D for healthy cell function. But the most important ingredient is L-carnitine, an amino acid known for fighting peripheral nerve damage and keeping the penis sensitivity in tip-top shape.

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The Uncircumcised Penis Debate - Are Woman For Or Against?

The Uncircumcised Penis Debate - Are Woman For Or Against?

The Uncircumcised Penis Debate - Are Woman For or Against?

When it comes to the male anatomy, there are two distinctive ways that the actual penis itself can appear: with or without a foreskin. Sure, a man can try all sorts of tricks to see what makes him look bigger, longer or more attractive, but by the time a man reaches adulthood he is probably pretty used to the equipment that does - or perhaps doesn't - come with his package. However, even with only two choices out there, the decision on whether or not to circumcise baby boys is one fretted over by many parents. But is there really a strong preference for one over the other? Are women more attracted to an uncut penis than a cut penis, or vice versa? Learn more about the great foreskin debate, as well as how to keep the penis healthy in any form.

What do Women Think?

As with every matter of opinion, there is no single answer that applies to every woman in the world. The U.S. does continue to have a high circumcision rate, and of U.S.-born men, the majority are circumcised at birth. That being said, some of woman's preferences are certainly culturally based, and they may have never had a face-to-face encounter with an uncircumcised penis. This doesn't mean they would not like an uncut penis; it just means they have never had the pleasure of trying one out.

Are there advantages or disadvantages to being circumcised?

In the U.S., the reason most people give for having their babies circumcised is hygiene. A circumcised penis is easier to keep clean, does not produce the same buildup of dead skin cells and bacteria (i.e., smegma), and has a lower risk of contracting sexually transmitted infections. Additionally, men who have their foreskin intact tend to have a higher rate of urinary tract infections; whereas men who are cut rarely get UTI's. Does that mean men who have a foreskin are unclean or dirty? No. It just means they will need to take more care during the shower routine and retract the foreskin to clean under it.

Perhaps the biggest debate regarding the foreskin is whether it increases or decreases sensitivity. The foreskin itself has very few nerve endings, but the glans is jam-packed and therefore extremely sensitive. Men with the foreskin intact make the argument that their penis is more sensitive because the foreskin protects the delicate head of the penis, whereas the uncut penis has no protection and therefore becomes desensitized from friction of clothing and so forth. The only way to know for a man to know for sure what he prefers is to go from being uncut to cut, but he sure will have a hard time reversing that if he prefers the former.

Should a man get circumcised to get more ladies?

There are legitimate reasons to have a circumcision done as an adult - for instance, chronic infection or an inability to retract the foreskin are both situations that put one's health at risk -- but undergoing surgery as a means to get more women is probably not well-judged. Anytime a person undergoes elective surgery, they are taking on certain risks, so they need to be 100% sure they are doing it for the right reasons. If a man is suffering from severe self-esteem issue or has difficulty becoming intimate with a woman because he is embarrassed about his foreskin, he may want to discuss these fears with a therapist before going ahead with a circumcision - because there may be another cause of the sexual shame. The last thing a man wants is regret for a surgery that is pretty much irreversible!

Keeping the penis clean

Whether or not the penis is circumcised, men need to maintain excellent hygiene to protect their sexual health. Daily showering with soap and water is a necessity, and men with a foreskin need to retract it and wash underneath. Finally, after stepping out of the shower, apply a penis health cream (health professionals recommend Man 1 Man Oil) especially one formulated with vitamin A to help bust odor-causing bacteria - because foreskin or not, any partner would be turned off by a smelly penis.

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Hypospadias In Children

  • Hypospadias is a congenital anamoly in which uretheral opening is under penis rather than on tip
  • Dont circumcise your kid before hypospadias surgery.
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