Foreskin: The double-layered skin fold that covers the GLANS PENIS, the head of the penis.Circumcision, Male: Excision of the prepuce of the penis (FORESKIN) or part of it.Phimosis: A condition in which the FORESKIN cannot be retracted to reveal the GLANS PENIS. It is due to tightness or narrowing of the foreskin opening.Ear, Inner: The essential part of the hearing organ consists of two labyrinthine compartments: the bony labyrinthine and the membranous labyrinth. The bony labyrinth is a complex of three interconnecting cavities or spaces (COCHLEA; VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH; and SEMICIRCULAR CANALS) in the TEMPORAL BONE. Within the bony labyrinth lies the membranous labyrinth which is a complex of sacs and tubules (COCHLEAR DUCT; SACCULE AND UTRICLE; and SEMICIRCULAR DUCTS) forming a continuous space enclosed by EPITHELIUM and connective tissue. These spaces are filled with LABYRINTHINE FLUIDS of various compositions.Balanitis: Inflammation of the head of the PENIS, glans penis.Penis: The external reproductive organ of males. It is composed of a mass of erectile tissue enclosed in three cylindrical fibrous compartments. Two of the three compartments, the corpus cavernosa, are placed side-by-side along the upper part of the organ. The third compartment below, the corpus spongiosum, houses the urethra.Penile Diseases: Pathological processes involving the PENIS or its component tissues.Self-Help Groups: Organizations which provide an environment encouraging social interactions through group activities or individual relationships especially for the purpose of rehabilitating or supporting patients, individuals with common health problems, or the elderly. They include therapeutic social clubs.Social Media: Platforms that provide the ability and tools to create and publish information accessed via the INTERNET. Generally these platforms have three characteristics with content user generated, high degree of interaction between creator and viewer, and easily integrated with other sites.Social Support: Support systems that provide assistance and encouragement to individuals with physical or emotional disabilities in order that they may better cope. Informal social support is usually provided by friends, relatives, or peers, while formal assistance is provided by churches, groups, etc.Charities: Social welfare organizations with programs designed to assist individuals in need.Journalism, Medical: The collection, writing, and editing of current interest material on topics related to biomedicine for presentation through the mass media, including newspapers, magazines, radio, or television, usually for a public audience such as health care consumers.Internet: A loose confederation of computer communication networks around the world. The networks that make up the Internet are connected through several backbone networks. The Internet grew out of the US Government ARPAnet project and was designed to facilitate information exchange.Climatic Processes: Characteristic events occurring in the ATMOSPHERE during the interactions and transformation of various atmospheric components and conditions.Consultants: Individuals referred to for expert or professional advice or services.Clobetasol: A derivative of PREDNISOLONE with high glucocorticoid activity and low mineralocorticoid activity. Absorbed through the skin faster than FLUOCINONIDE, it is used topically in treatment of PSORIASIS but may cause marked adrenocortical suppression.Steroids: A group of polycyclic compounds closely related biochemically to TERPENES. They include cholesterol, numerous hormones, precursors of certain vitamins, bile acids, alcohols (STEROLS), and certain natural drugs and poisons. Steroids have a common nucleus, a fused, reduced 17-carbon atom ring system, cyclopentanoperhydrophenanthrene. Most steroids also have two methyl groups and an aliphatic side-chain attached to the nucleus. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 11th ed)Skin Cream: A water-soluble medicinal preparation applied to the skin.Administration, Topical: The application of drug preparations to the surfaces of the body, especially the skin (ADMINISTRATION, CUTANEOUS) or mucous membranes. This method of treatment is used to avoid systemic side effects when high doses are required at a localized area or as an alternative systemic administration route, to avoid hepatic processing for example.Diet, Vegetarian: Dietary practice of completely avoiding meat products in the DIET, consuming VEGETABLES, CEREALS, and NUTS. Some vegetarian diets called lacto-ovo also include milk and egg products.Wills: Legal documents that are declarations of individuals' wishes regarding the disposal of their property or estate after death; esp: written instruments, legally executed, by which dispositions are made of estates. LIVING WILLS are written declarations regarding prolongation of life by extraordinary means.Cosmetics: Substances intended to be applied to the human body for cleansing, beautifying, promoting attractiveness, or altering the appearance without affecting the body's structure or functions. Included in this definition are skin creams, lotions, perfumes, lipsticks, fingernail polishes, eye and facial makeup preparations, permanent waves, hair colors, toothpastes, and deodorants, as well as any material intended for use as a component of a cosmetic product. (U.S. Food & Drug Administration Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition Office of Cosmetics Fact Sheet (web page) Feb 1995)Wit and Humor as Topic: The faculty of expressing the amusing, clever, or comical or the keen perception and cleverly apt expression of connections between ideas that awaken amusement and pleasure. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Cookbooks as Topic: Set of instructions about how to prepare food for eating using specific instructions.Lawyers: Persons whose profession is to give legal advice and assistance to clients and represent them in legal matters. (American Heritage Dictionary, 3d ed)Child Advocacy: Promotion and protection of the rights of children; frequently through a legal process.Bites, Human: Bites inflicted by humans.Parents: Persons functioning as natural, adoptive, or substitute parents. The heading includes the concept of parenthood as well as preparation for becoming a parent.Physicians: Individuals licensed to practice medicine.Students, Medical: Individuals enrolled in a school of medicine or a formal educational program in medicine.Ethics, Medical: The principles of professional conduct concerning the rights and duties of the physician, relations with patients and fellow practitioners, as well as actions of the physician in patient care and interpersonal relations with patient families.Swaziland: A kingdom in southern Africa, west of MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Mbabane. The area was settled by the Swazi branch of the Zulu nation in the early 1880's, with its independence guaranteed by the British and Transvaal governments in 1881 and 1884. With limited self-government introduced in 1962, it became independent in 1968. Swazi is the Zulu name for the people who call themselves Swati, from Mswati, the name of a 16th century king, from a word meaning stick or rod. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p1170 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p527)Pediatrics: A medical specialty concerned with maintaining health and providing medical care to children from birth to adolescence.Infant, Newborn: An infant during the first month after birth.Societies, Medical: Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.HIV Infections: Includes the spectrum of human immunodeficiency virus infections that range from asymptomatic seropositivity, thru AIDS-related complex (ARC), to acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).Mythology: A body of stories, the origins of which may be unknown or forgotten, that serve to explain practices, beliefs, institutions or natural phenomena. Mythology includes legends and folk tales. It may refer to classical mythology or to a body of modern thought and modern life. (From Webster's 1st ed)Circumcision, Female: A general term encompassing three types of excision of the external female genitalia - Sunna, clitoridectomy, and infibulation. It is associated with severe health risks and has been declared illegal in many places, but continues to be widely practiced in a number of countries, particularly in Africa.Ceremonial Behavior: A series of actions, sometimes symbolic actions which may be associated with a behavior pattern, and are often indispensable to its performance.Psychology, Clinical: The branch of psychology concerned with psychological methods of recognizing and treating behavior disorders.Smegma: A foul-smelling accumulation of SEBUM and desquaminated epidermal cells, especially the cheesy substance found under the foreskin of the penis and at the base of the labia minor near the clitoris.Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans: An atrophic and sclerotic condition of the head of the PENIS, glans penis. Sometimes it leads to stenosis and occasionally obliteration of the external meatal orifice.Butterflies: Slender-bodies diurnal insects having large, broad wings often strikingly colored and patterned.Paraphimosis: A condition in which the FORESKIN, once retracted, cannot return to its original position. If this condition persists, it can lead to painful constriction of GLANS PENIS, swelling, and impaired blood flow to the penis.War Crimes: Criminal acts committed during, or in connection with, war, e.g., maltreatment of prisoners, willful killing of civilians, etc.Documentaries and Factual FilmsAnthropology, Medical: Field of social science that is concerned with differences between human groups as related to health status and beliefs.Motion Pictures as Topic: The art, technique, or business of producing motion pictures for entertainment, propaganda, or instruction.Documentation: Systematic organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of specialized information, especially of a scientific or technical nature (From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983). It often involves authenticating or validating information.Journalism: The collection, preparation, and distribution of news and related commentary and feature materials through such media as pamphlets, newsletters, newspapers, magazines, radio, motion pictures, television, and books. While originally applied to the reportage of current events in printed form, specifically newspapers, with the advent of radio and television the use of the term has broadened to include all printed and electronic communication dealing with current affairs.Puberty: A period in the human life in which the development of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal system takes place and reaches full maturity. The onset of synchronized endocrine events in puberty lead to the capacity for reproduction (FERTILITY), development of secondary SEX CHARACTERISTICS, and other changes seen in ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT.Encyclopedias as Topic: Works containing information articles on subjects in every field of knowledge, usually arranged in alphabetical order, or a similar work limited to a special field or subject. (From The ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Puberty, Precocious: Development of SEXUAL MATURATION in boys and girls at a chronological age that is 2.5 standard deviations below the mean age at onset of PUBERTY in the population. This early maturation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis results in sexual precocity, elevated serum levels of GONADOTROPINS and GONADAL STEROID HORMONES such as ESTRADIOL and TESTOSTERONE.Libido: The psychic drive or energy associated with sexual instinct in the broad sense (pleasure and love-object seeking). It may also connote the psychic energy associated with instincts in general that motivate behavior.Puberty, Delayed: The lack of development of SEXUAL MATURATION in boys and girls at a chronological age that is 2.5 standard deviations above the mean age at onset of PUBERTY in a population. Delayed puberty can be classified by defects in the hypothalamic LHRH pulse generator, the PITUITARY GLAND, or the GONADS. These patients will undergo spontaneous but delayed puberty whereas patients with SEXUAL INFANTILISM will not.Reproduction: The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)Sexual Maturation: Achievement of full sexual capacity in animals and in humans.
The foreskin then gradually becomes retractable. Research by Øster (1968) found that with the onset and continuation of puberty ... The membrane that bonds the inner surface of the foreskin with the glans disintegrates and releases the foreskin to separate ... At ages 12-13, Øster found that only 60% of boys were able to retract their foreskins; this increased to 85% by ages 14-15, and ... Once a boy is able to retract his foreskin, penile hygiene should become an important feature of his routine body care. ...
The exterior structure of the glans consists of mucous membrane, which is usually covered by foreskin or clitoral hood in ... This covering, called the prepuce, is normally retractable in adulthood. The glans naturally joins with the inner labia, and ...
There is an increase in elastic fibers with increasing maturity that allows the foreskin to become retractable by adulthood and ... In infancy, the dartos fascia operates as a one-way check valve at the tip of the foreskin, allowing urine to pass out, but ... The dartos fascia or simply dartos is a layer of connective tissue found in the penile shaft, foreskin, and scrotum. The penile ... The dartos fascia keeps the foreskin close to the glans penis throughout life. ...
Non-surgical stretching of the foreskin may be used to widen a narrow, non-retractable foreskin. Stretching may be combined ... Paraphimosis is usually caused by medical professionals or parents who handle the foreskin improperly: The foreskin may be ... some of the foreskin tissue may become edematous (swollen with fluid), which makes subsequent reduction of the foreskin ... Reduction of the foreskin under sedation is almost always possible. However, in some situations, a dorsal slit or circumcision ...
The foreskin is usually non-retractable in early childhood, and can be as late as 18. Medical associations advise not to ... Non-retractile foreskin usually becomes retractable during the course of puberty. If phimosis in older children or adults is ... There are three mechanical conditions that prevent foreskin retraction: The tip of the foreskin is too narrow to pass over the ... Surgical methods range from the complete removal of the foreskin to more minor operations to relieve foreskin tightness: Dorsal ...
The foreskin is attached to the glans at birth and is generally not retractable in infancy. Inability to retract the foreskin ... The foreskin is mobile, fairly stretchable, and acts as a natural lubricant. The foreskin of adults is typically retractable ... The foreskin helps to provide sufficient skin during an erection. The foreskin protects the glans. The foreskin protects the ... Foreskins of babies are also used for skin graft tissue, and for β-interferon-based drugs. Foreskin fibroblasts have been used ...
yeah usa is a world too cut happy that they been removing foreskin is all the most docs know about foreskin -cut it off -that ... Insert one end into the foreskin opening and squeese the handles to stretch.. By the way , should his foreskin ever retract and ... REAL phimosis is involves a lot more then just a tight foreskin. Guys foreskins tend to loosen over time, for some its earlier ... Daily external application from the tip of the foreskin to the glandis corona with betamethasone 0.05% cream for 4 to 6 weeks ...
Non-retractable foreskin in children. Contrary to common belief, the foreskin cannot be pulled back (retracted) in almost all ... the foreskin until it has become fully retractable of its own accord because attempts to pull back a non-retractable foreskin ... About 50 per cent of one-year-old boys will have a non-retractable foreskin, 30 per cent of two-year-olds, about 10 per cent of ... The small percentage of adults who have a persistently non-retractable foreskin have a slightly increased chance of developing ...
During last years topical steroid creams have been suggested to be effective treatment for non-retractable foreskin instead of ... patients who were referred to outpatient clinic of Pediatric surgery for surgical treatment of non-retractable foreskin. The ...
I dont want him to feel funny if he still has his foreskin, but on the other hand, it seems like such a pointless surgery ( ... Never try to force the foreskin to retract though. It wont be fully retractable until they are older. ... Having a foreskin does prevent some desensitization in the head of the penis because its always exposed, thats all I know in ... I think as long as the doc used something to make the foreskin numb, Id be all for it. As far as cleanliness goes, it does ...
The foreskin is attached to the glans at birth and is generally not retractable in infancy. Inability to retract the foreskin ... The foreskin is mobile, fairly stretchable, and acts as a natural lubricant. The foreskin of adults is typically retractable ... The foreskin helps to provide sufficient skin during an erection. The foreskin protects the glans. The foreskin protects the ... Foreskins of babies are also used for skin graft tissue, and for β-interferon-based drugs. Foreskin fibroblasts have been used ...
... simply means that the foreskin is not yet retractable. Physiologic phimosis, where the foreskin is still fused to the glans, is ... My pediatrician says my sons foreskin should have been retractable when he reached age 5, and that he now has a condition the ... The foreskin should never be retracted by force, as when it is still attached to the glans or the foreskin outlet is still ... Stretching the foreskin may actually be beneficial in that it may help in the process of foreskin separation.. ...
So the foreskin to be fully retractable is important.. Since being an infant, till adolescence, the foreskin that not ... Foreskin intact and fully retractable without pain provides the best sex pleasure.. But moisture left after peeing without ... Phimosis is foreskin covering the head entirely.. Circumcision is to be decided, if foreskin not sticky to the head but ... Fluid may then be trapped in a foreskin left retracted, or accumulation of fluid in the foreskin because of friction during ...
As a result of this incomplete separation, the prepuce or foreskin may not be fully retractable until several years after birth ... In ∼90% of uncircumcised males, the foreskin is retractable by age 5 years. Partial adhesions with smegma accumulation may ... which prevented the foreskin from being retracted by gentle manipulation) and 2% had "tight prepuce" so that the foreskin could ... Epidermal keratinization occurs on the skin of the penile shaft but not on the mucosal surface of the foreskin.15 One study ...
The penis is covered by a retractable hood of skin called the foreskin, or prepuce. It is the structure which is removed in the ... The penis is covered by a retractable hood of skin called the foreskin, or prepuce. It is the structure which is removed in the ...
Foreskin is retractable. Pain on urination. Traumatic catheter insertion for hip surgery; catheter now out but a week later My ...
Circumcision is the surgical removal of foreskin on the penis. It is most often performed for reasons of health and hygiene, as ... After a period of recovery, your penis will heal normally, but without the retractable foreskin. *Generally, circumcision is ... A cut will be made in the foreskin on the upper side of the penis using scissors, while a second slit will be made on the ... If youre an adult, the edges of the foreskin may be stitched together.[2] X Research source ...
Smegma also can occur before the foreskin becomes retractable. It looks like small white lumps. It lies under the foreskin that ... The foreskin usually causes no problems.. *Paraphimosis. Forceful retraction can cause the foreskin to get stuck behind the ... What You Should Know About the Foreskin:*At birth, the foreskin is attached to the head of the penis (glans). It is attached by ... Sometimes, the cut causes the space under the foreskin to become infected. The main symptom is a red and tender foreskin. Pus ...
There is no age by which a foreskin must be retractable. Dont let your doctor or anyone try to retract your sons foreskin. ... Most infections of the foreskin are actually caused by washing the foreskin with soap. Leave the foreskin alone, remembering ... Your sons foreskin is too tight, it doesnt retract. He needs to be circumcised.. The tightness of the foreskin is a safety ... Your sons foreskin is "adhered" to the glans. It must be amputated.. The attachment of the foreskin and glans is natures way ...
The foreskin is half of the peniss skin, not just a flap. In an adult man, the foreskin is 15 square inches of skin. In babies ... A tiny amount of males are born retractable, though thats very rare. Just as there are some men who never are able to retract ... The foreskin is fused to the head of the penis, as your nail is to your nail bed. Pulling the foreskin back causes pain, and ... No one should ever retract a foreskin, only the owner of the foreskin should ever try to retract themselves. Usually this ...
A sensitive region of the penis covered by retractable skin, the foreskin ...
A surgical procedure to make the foreskin of the penis easily retractable. The foreskin is cut in the dorsal midline but not ...
My 3 year old son has a partially retractable foreskin (it pulls back enough to expose the majority of the head of his penis. ... Should a 15 yr old (uncircumcised) have retractable foreskin? If not, do I need to take him to a physician/urologist? What ... Hid foreskin is not retracted. I went to see two pediatricians and both said it is ok. He has smegma under his foreskin. My ... When the foreskin has separated from the glans, the foreskin can easily be retracted, or pulled back, to leave the glans ...
In newborns, the foreskin is usually not retractable. As your child gets older, the foreskin will slowly become easier to ... Foreskin problems. F. Foreskin problems. Foreskin problems. English. Urology. Child (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years). Penis. ... Foreskin problems. 1125.00000000000. Foreskin problems. Foreskin problems. F. English. Urology. Child (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 ... The penis is covered by a ring of tissue called the foreskin. In a normal penis, the foreskin is loose and retractable to show ...
My foreskin wont retract no matter what happens. Not when Im erect, not when im flacid. This topic is answered by a medical ... About ½ of boys have a retractable foreskin by 10.4 years of age. Many adolescents still have foreskins that have tips that are ... To retract the foreskin, one must grab the foreskin on the shaft and pull it rearward. If the foreskin will not retract then ... These foreskins may be gently stretched over a period of time to cause them to widen. It is normal for teens to have a foreskin ...
Ones foreskin is still developing. If you want your foreskin to retract (not everyone wants a retractable foreskin), then you ... About ½ of boys have a retractable foreskin by 10.4 years of age. Many adolescents still have foreskins that have tips that are ... It is not necessary to have a foreskin that will retract. Some men live their entire lives with a non-retractable foreskin. ... To retract the foreskin, one must grab the foreskin on the shaft and pull it rearward, but do not force it. If the foreskin ...
Indeed, Gairdner1 noticed only 4% of newborns in England and Wales had retractable foreskin. The foreskin becomes retractable ... Almost all normal male babies are born with a non-retractable foreskin. ... The inner foreskin of healthy males at risk of HIV infection harbors epithelial CD4+ CCR5+ cells and has features of an ... Circumcision is a procedure in which part of the foreskin is removed and results in a non-covered glans. It is a procedure that ...
When boys grow older their foreskin should become retractable. If not its best to get phimosis treatment while the boys are ... This is a condition which happens when the foreskin of a male penis cannot be moved back or pulled fully thus causing problems ...
If the foreskin of a boy does not become retractable during childhood, it normally begins to retract during puberty. This ... Glans Penis: distal end of the penis, covered with the foreskin Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone (GnRH): hormone secreted by the ... The distal end of the penis is called the glans penis and is covered with a fold of skin called the prepuce or foreskin. Within ... Phimosis. This is a tightness of the foreskin of the penis and is common in newborns and young children. It usually resolves ...
I am uncircumsiced and I have never been told that I needed to pull the foreskin back. So now that I know, Ive tried it and ... Although some men manage to live with phimosis there are some disadvantages to having a non-retractable foreskin.. Firstly it ... If the foreskin becomes stuck squeeze the head of the penis firmly to force the blood out and try and ease the foreskin forward ... Or if your foreskin opening is large enough you can pull back on the foreskin until you feel the fraenulum stretching. Hold and ...
Actually , I was not aware that a babys foreskin is not retractable yet ... ... foreskin fold and taught him how to take care of it. himself.. I feel its mutilation and he needs his foreskin.. If the male ... Foreskins allow more bacteria to accumulate in skin folds and aid in infections and likelihood of STD. The foreskin used to ... It is a bad idea though, as far as the foreskin having nerve endings, but especially, the foreskin helps you forget your "ready ...
  • In addition, some doctors prefer to leave some foreskin to allow for penile growth in adulthood, while others take some shaft skin too so that no skin touches the head. (circumcisionquotes.com)
  • This is why stretching technique two is probably better once the foreskin opening is big enough to make it almost possible to slide the foreskin back over the glans. (yahoo.com)
  • You can either grab each side of the foreskin opening and gently pull on each side of the opening, as shown in the photograph or, even better, insert the ends of two fingers, even the little fingers and pull them gently apart. (yahoo.com)
  • Contrary to some reports, no circumcised mummies have been found, but some statues show what may be a superincision (cutting a slit in the upper side of the foreskin, or dorsal slit). (historyofcircumcision.net)
  • The tightness of the foreskin is a safety mechanism that protects the glans and urethra from direct exposure to contaminants and germs. (nocirc.org)
  • medical citation needed] In children, the foreskin usually covers the glans completely but in adults it may not. (wikipedia.org)
  • He has not yet committed to going 'all the way' (having a restored 'foreskin' that covers the glans completely) but as long as he is comfortable with the process, and is happy with the results, we are in no rush to stop. (savingsons.org)
  • Hill states that full retractability of the foreskin may not be achieved until late childhood or early adulthood. (wikipedia.org)
  • While this important protection is extremely useful while the baby is in diapers, the foreskin provides protection to the glans and urinary opening for a lifetime. (nocirc.org)