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Snip snip. Photo by Phalinn Ooi. Thanks to my hippie parents, I was never circumcisedeven though I grew up in the Midwest, where circumcision is the de facto norm.
Circumcision is a surgical procedure that removes the foreskin of the penis. In an uncircumcised penis, the foreskin remains. The main differences include appearance and hygiene practices. People may have a circumcision for many different reasons, including:.
Before circumcision, the foreskin covers the tip of the penis glans. After circumcision, the tip of the penis is exposed. Mayo Clinic does not endorse companies or products.
For adult circumcision, I use the sleeve resection technique in which the foreskin is removed as a single ring of tissue utilizing a scalpel. In my opinion, this gives a symmetrical, fine incision line. In addition to a refined scar line, this technique allows the final result to be customized to the patient's specifications if he has a particular outcome in mind.
A circumcised penis does not have a foreskin. The foreskin was removed during circumcision surgery. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository.
My doctor was explaining, with some awkwardness, the procedure I was soon to undergo. I was in my mids, and about to have an elective adult circumcision. After experiencing some problems with bleeding and tearing, I had been diagnosed with phimosis, a condition in which the foreskin retracts with difficulty or not at all.
Male circumcision is a controversial subject in surgical practice. There are, however, clear surgical indications of this procedure. The American Academy of Pediatrics AAP recommends newborn male circumcision for its preventive and public health benefits that has been shown to outweigh the risks of newborn male circumcision.
The frenulum of prepuce of penisoften known simply as the frenulumis an elastic band of tissue under the glans penis that connects the foreskin prepuce to the vernal mucosa, and helps contract the foreskin over the glans. In the event of frenulum breve or frenular chordee, or to ensure that the glans can be freely and completely exposed, the frenulum may be partially or totally removed. It is also often removed in a circumcision. The frenulum and the associated tissue delta on the underside of the penis below the corona has been described in sexuality textbooks as "very reactive" and "particularly responsive to touch that is light and soft".