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post #121 of 280
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Originally Posted by MyBoysBlue View Post
Well my intact DH has never had a problem with his foreskin but he did have one UTI when he was 30. But that isn't his foreskin and abx took care of it. My older DS hasn't had a single problem but my younger did have a 2 day bout of swelling and discharge about a year ago that went away on it's own without meds.
You know what's funny, is that people who are FOR circ (not on MDC, but in the world in general) act like if a uncirced penis ever got infected, that's a reason to cut things off. Human body parts get infected. People get infected toes, fingers, arms, noses, etc. No one would argue that we should cut off fingers and toes because they could one day get infected, right? Your husband and child had an infection and it was treated, just like anyone else's infected body part would be treated. I think your family member's experience is a good example of this. Just because a foreskin can sometimes get infected, just like any other body part, doesn't mean it needs to be removed!

(BTW, I am not insinuating that you were saying any of the above, just pointing out that infections are a normal part of human life, right? And your post is a good example of this.)
post #122 of 280
Never, ever had a problem with sons ages 3 and 5 (new one on the way).
post #123 of 280
No problems here
post #124 of 280
DS is 7 months old today. No problems.
post #125 of 280
Ds is 2.5 and we have never had a problem.

Also, he has peed on my shirt, the floor, the bed, in the toilet, the grass and driveway but I've never had this explosive pee you ladies mention!
post #126 of 280
My son is 3 and has never had a problem. We have never done anything special with it. People get way too bent out of shape about foreskin causing problems. It's like some think it will make their penis fall off.
post #127 of 280
No problems with my 16 year old ever, or my 6 year old.
My dh has problems though, he breaks out in a rash if he gets too hot or doesnt wash right after DTD. he says if we have a son(im preggie now) he wants him circ b/c he doesnt want him to suffer the problems he has had..

ugh i am working on it.

but both my ds'have never had a problem.
post #128 of 280
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My dh has problems though, he breaks out in a rash if he gets too hot or doesnt wash right after DTD. he says if we have a son(im preggie now) he wants him circ b/c he doesnt want him to suffer the problems he has had...
Ask your DH if he would willingly part with his foreskin. I bet after thinking about how much pleasure it brings, in spite of the rash, the answer will be "No way". So then, why would he want to deprive his son of the same?
post #129 of 280
No problems here. In fact, it (the foreskin) has served as a protective barrier in many instances from stuff like mosquito bites, hives, dirt, rashes, etc
post #130 of 280
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Originally Posted by Strong Mama View Post
No problems with my 16 year old ever, or my 6 year old.
My dh has problems though, he breaks out in a rash if he gets too hot or doesnt wash right after DTD. he says if we have a son(im preggie now) he wants him circ b/c he doesnt want him to suffer the problems he has had..

ugh i am working on it.

but both my ds'have never had a problem.
Perhaps your DH should treat himself for a yeast infection. It's possible he's been harboring a low level infection for years. (There is also an over the counter stick test for yeast he could try.)
post #131 of 280
No problems here with my almost 7 year old intact boy... Although, he did just get diagnosed with a inguinal hernia which he will need surgery for but obviously that has nothing to do with his foreskin His Dr did ask me if he's retracting to clean it today. I just said "yes" because it was easier then fighting her... but he's not retractable yet so he cleans it on the outside like he should so whatever.
post #132 of 280
No problems here
post #133 of 280
Never had a problem here with any of my 5 boys.
post #134 of 280
My son is almost 4 and has had no problems whatsoever.
post #135 of 280
Two years old and we have never had an issue.
post #136 of 280
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Originally Posted by Strong Mama View Post
My dh has problems though, he breaks out in a rash if he gets too hot or doesnt wash right after DTD. he says if we have a son(im preggie now) he wants him circ b/c he doesnt want him to suffer the problems he has had..
That seems illogical to me. If he believes his problems are caused by his foreskin, why does he want to chop of your son's? I don't think his problems are caused by having a foreskin, anyway, but if they are, it would make sense for your dh to get circ'd...not your son.
post #137 of 280
So happy to post that our DS is 18 months old next week and happily intact with no problems. Occasionally he gets red on the tip, but I think that's from using sposies (we live in an apt and can't do cloth right now), and quickly goes away if I put a little rash magic on it!

I'm so glad I didn't listen to my dad:

Dad: So, I hear you don't want to circumcise him.
Me (about 8 months pregnant) : Nope.
Dad: You'll end up circumcising him.
Me: No, we are certain we don't want to circumcise.
Dad: Is it about money? We'll pay for it.
Me: No, not about money.
(Dad walks away almost defeated)
post #138 of 280
my ds 4.5 no prob's
my 7 uncles and 9 male cousins - no problems
post #139 of 280
Good idea!

My son is 6 1/2 with no serious problems (no problems necessitating a doctor's visit). The only issue we had was about half a year ago- he woke up one day with a slightly sore penis and it was swollen in the middle. Later that night he passed some pus while urinating, and the problem was gone! I don't think it was even related to his foreskin at all. I now have a 2 1/2 month old son, also completely intact, and also completely without problems!
post #140 of 280
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Originally Posted by beru View Post
Perhaps your DH should treat himself for a yeast infection. It's possible he's been harboring a low level infection for years. (There is also an over the counter stick test for yeast he could try.)
I just wanted to point out (to whomever was reading this and maybe weighing whether or not to circ) that circ'ed men can get yeast infections without symptoms and then pass the infection to their partner.
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