Care of the Uncircumcised Penis

Posted by on Dec 11, 2009 in Circumcision | One Comment

Care of the Uncircumcised Penis Guidelines for Parents American Academy of Pediatrics At birth, the penis consists of a cylindrical shaft with a rounded end called the glans. The shaft and glans are separated by a groove called the sulcus. The entire penis – shaft and glans – is covered by a continuous layer of […]

Questions And Answers About Infant Circumcision

Posted by on Dec 11, 2009 in Circumcision | 3 Comments

WHAT IS CIRCUMCISION? Circumcision is the cutting off of the fold of skin that normally covers and protects the glans (head) of the penis. This double layer of skin, the prepuce, is commonly known as the foreskin. WHY IS THE FORESKIN THERE? The foreskin comprises as much as half, or more, of the penile skin […]