Foreskin

The skin that covers the tip of the penis is called foreskin or prepuce. A number of pathological conditions can affect this skin, which can be treated by surgically removing the foreskin called circumcision.

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Do I have a potentiality for circumcision?

Query: Hello doctor, I am an 18-year-old male. Do I have a potentiality for circumcision? I have maximum turgid retraction without pain depicted in the first image. Enquiring as to whether a circumcision would benefit and possible logistics of such. What would be involved in my particular instance? What "t...  Read Full »


Dr. Datta Ram Udayagiri

General Surgeon, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, it is understood that you have had trauma and tears of the frenulum. I would suggest I consider circumcision. The standard procedure includes removal of the whole of the prepuce. There are some options like cosmetic circumcision where the foreski...  Read Full »

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