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CIRCUMCISION & FORESKIN PATHOLOGY

Parents often consult regarding any discussion of suspected foreskin pathology such as phimosis, hypospadias or buried penis.

PAEDIATRIC UROLOGY ANTENATALLY

Paediatric Urology antenatally is the study during the pregnancy (antenatally) of the paediatric urology system development. During the pregnancy (antenatally) the scan (known as ultrasound scan) will show the kidneys, ureters and bladder (known as KUB).   KUB abnormality seen on ..

VESICOURETHRAL REFLUX

Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is the flow backwards of the urine from the bladder back up into the kidneys. The normal flow of urine is from the kidneys, along the ureters to the bladder. Normally the muscles of the bladder and ureters, ..

URETHRAL STRICTURE

The urethra  carries the urine from the bladder to the outside of the body, in boys this is to the end of the penis. Narrowing of part of or all of the urethra is called urethral stricture and is more ..

SOLITARY KIDNEY

Solitary kidney is a condition where one kidney is absent, so instead of having two kidneys there one kidney present, due to one absent kidney; also known as a solitary kidney, renal dysplasia or renal agenesis. This condition may be ..

CIRCUMCISION & FORESKIN PROBLEMS

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Families seeking circumcision often consult about common general practice and specialist foreskin problems. There are several other blogs about foreskin problems, so have written this blog about different foreskin problems (covering skin of the penile tip). PHIMOSIS  is where the ..

CIRCUMCISION & HYDRONEPHROSIS

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Hydronephrosis is the swelling of a kidney due to a build-up of urine. It happens when urine cannot drain out from the kidney to the bladder from a blockage or obstruction. Hydronephrosis can occur in one or both kidneys. Hydronephrosis ..

CIRCUMCISION & FACTOR XI DEFICIENCY (HAEMOPHILIA C)

Circumcision and Factor XI (eleven) deficiency , also known as Haemophilia C. Factor XI (eleven) deficiency (also known as Haemophilia C) is a bleeding disorder which can affect all people of all heritages it is common in Ashkenazi Jewish people. ..

CIRCUMCISION & JAUNDICE

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Jaundice in the newborn baby is common and circumcision is postponed until jaundice clears. The clinic for prolonged jaundice is for the assessment of babies who appear well, but are still jaundiced at 14 days of age, (not intended for ..

CIRCUMCISION REDUCES HIV, HSV-2 & HPV INFECTION

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Study shows male circumcision decreases incidence of HIV infection, reduces  the incidence of herpes simplex type2 (HSV-2) infection and the prevalence of human papilloma virus infection (HPV infection), A Ugandan study of 5534 men aged 15-49 by Dr Quinn and ..