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Balanitis and Posthitis, Balano-posthitis, Cured with Adult Circumcision

Dear Dr. Reed, Somehow I have been dealing with Balanitis now for over a year and it comes and goes even though I constantly wash the area and my hands before I even touch it to urinate. Ive read that having a circumcision may help the issue. What is the cost of this surgery?  Adrian…Continue Reading

Best treatment for phimosis

Dr. Reed, Have serious phimosis.  Unable to retract my foreskin over my head.  I am 24 and worried.  What is the best ways to manage this and any alternatives?  I am very nervous.  Roger Dear Roger, Phimosis is a normal situation for newborns and by the time a man reaches 18 years of age, only 3%…Continue Reading

FAQ | Dr. Harold Reed M.D. | Adult Circumcision and Circumcision Revision

Dr. Reed,  Think my adult circumcision is too long and afraid I will continue to have balanitis.  How soon can you re-operate and any suggestions in the meantime. Freddy Dear Freddy, Dear Freddy,   Sorry to hear your balanitis has not been resolved by a recent circumcision.  Unless there is a medical emergency I would…Continue Reading

Phimosis and adult circumcision

(taken from Wikipedia) Phimosis is a condition in which the foreskin of the penis cannot be pulled back past the glans. A balloon-like swelling under the foreskin may occur with urination. In teenagers and adults, it may result in pain during an erection, but is otherwise not painful. Those affected are at greater risk of…Continue Reading

Unhappy with my circumcision

Dr. Reed, Need a Circumcision Revision.  i’m writting you from very far away, because i am unhappy with the result of my circumcision. This was performed because i had redundant foreskin, which made me had smegma and balanitis. I would like to know that if even i am from another country, can you see my…Continue Reading

My wife wants me to have an (adult) circumcision

My wife wants me to get circumcised, but im not sure and i’d like to know more about the procedure.  Jeremy Dear Jeremy, Adult circumcision is the specialty of the house.  Yet, if there are no medical indications, this is a shared decision between you and your wife.  I’d be in the same shoes, if your wife…Continue Reading

Boyfriend uncircumcised had sex without condom and is bleeing

Is an Adult Circumcision needed?  Not mine medical question about me.  Happened with my uncircumcised boyfriend. He says he had sex before, but not without condoms. First time without condom with me he was bleeding, a short while, but really red blood. It scared me! He said it was related to foreskin, is this true?…Continue Reading