Tag : Circumcision
A review of randomised controlled trials compared the frequency of urinary tract infection UTI in circumcised and uncircumcised boys. The results showed a significantly reduced risk of urinary tract infection UTI.
Parents often consult regarding any discussion of suspected foreskin pathology such as phimosis, hypospadias or buried penis.
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 ..
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 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. ..
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 ..
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 ..
Studies show newborn circumcision decreases the incidence of and protective effect against urinary tract infection UTI. Circumcision and urinary Tract Infection has been studied by Wiswell. In 1982 Wisell confirmed a report of the higher incidence of UTIs in babby ..
Hypospadias is a condition present at birth (known as congenital) which affects the baby boy penis. Hypospadias occurs about 1 in every 200 (about 0.5%) There is a combination of three problems: Firstly the external hole where the urine flows ..
Posterior urethral valves (PUV) is a medical condition affects only boys in the urethra, from the bladder outlet to the exterior. PUV affect about 1 in every 8,000 male births. There is a blockage of the urethra near to the ..