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post #61 of 211
8.5 year old - never even been an issue!
post #62 of 211
4 year old with absolutely no issues, and pretty much fully retracting on his own, and his dad is 50 and never had any issues with his, nor did his brother or his elder sons, in their early 20's.

I gotta say, after all the hype regarding how much "harder" an intact penis was, it's been rather a non-issue. Not sure what I was worried about!
post #63 of 211
no problems thus far with my 9 month old

(....other than it's his new favorite toy)
post #64 of 211
18.5mo intact DS with no issues at all!
post #65 of 211
Almost 20 month's and no problems what-so-ever :-)
post #66 of 211
3.5 yr old an no probs!
post #67 of 211
Of course no problems. It's circ that causes the problems. Meatal stenosis, adhesions, all that trouble caring for penis so it doesn't adhere with pulling back at every diaper change and putting on vaseline ... since when is it good to handle a child's genitals several times a day? WTH?
post #68 of 211
7 months and no problems here.
post #69 of 211
I have two intact boys turning three in October -- no issues whatsoever!
post #70 of 211
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Originally Posted by Rhiannon Feimorgan View Post
I have an 8 year old intact boy who has never had any problems. Also my brother has been intact for 34 years without any problems, my father has had 58 problem free years with his forskin and to the best of my knowledge my grandfather never had any problems with his before his death at 86 and his death was in no way related to his forskin.

post #71 of 211
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Originally Posted by pigpokey View Post
Of course no problems. It's circ that causes the problems. Meatal stenosis, adhesions, all that trouble caring for penis so it doesn't adhere with pulling back at every diaper change and putting on vaseline ... since when is it good to handle a child's genitals several times a day? WTH?
Actually, that's incorrect care for the circ'd penis. It is unnecessary and damaging to retract the remaining foreskin that's adhered to the glans and put Vaseline on it prevent it from reattaching. The best thing to do is to leave it alone and treat it like an intact penis; wipe just the outside of it.

But you are correct that caring for circ'd boys takes effort and caring for intact boys is actually easier than caring for girls.
post #72 of 211
DH ~ 47 years no problems
DSS ~ 23 years no problems (Though the Navy tried to convince him to circ last year to avoid all the problems he was doomed to face! )
DS ~ 3 years no problems
post #73 of 211
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Originally Posted by IlluminatedAttic View Post
DSS ~ 23 years no problems (Though the Navy tried to convince him to circ last year to avoid all the problems he was doomed to face! )
post #74 of 211
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Originally Posted by gabysmom617 View Post
That makes me feel warm and fuzzy....so many intact little boys!! The tides are changing! May I ask what state that's in?
Sorry, I wander in and out of this forum...

I'm in NS, Canada, and the Government stopped paying for circ here in 1977. The current rate is less than 1% (the majority of those are religious).

It's amazing how the rates drop when you have to pay out of pocket.

I remember a girl I knew asking all the boys in high school, and out of 10 she could get to answer, only one was circ'd. (I don't know why she was asking...)

I like to post about all those little boys, I figure it evens it out for pregnant mamas who are worried because of all the horror stories and need to know that it's normal to be intact.
post #75 of 211
DS is 4 years old and the only problem he's had was a tick attached to his foreskin. I just pulled it off and cleaned it with rubbing alcohol and after a few days, it was just fine. Thank goodness for his foreskin--it didn't hurt him at all when I pulled it off (he was more fascinated than anything). I don't think I'd be able to say the same if he'd been circ'ed.
post #76 of 211
My son will be 2 in Sept. Never a problem- even an easily fixed one :-)
I have *one* family member who was left intact (sad, isn't it?) and he's in his 30s. Also no problems.
post #77 of 211
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Originally Posted by pigpokey View Post
It's circ that causes the problems.
You can say that again! I've now had THREE "procedures" that were caused by the original circ...a re-circ, a meatotomy, and just last week a "penile adhesion excision." And this was all for my own good....how??!!! :
post #78 of 211
I have 2 intact little boys and there have been no problems whatsoever!
post #79 of 211
I have two intact boys (almost 8 and 17 months) who have been problem-free. My two intact girls, however, have had numerous UTIs including hospitalizations for kidney infections and specialized dye tests. No one has ever suggested circumcising them though
post #80 of 211
Have I posted here already? Not sure, so I'll add in. My 2.5 year old DS and my 31 year old husband are both intact and have never had any kind of problems, not even minor, at all.
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