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#1 of 280 Old 05-26-2010, 01:23 PM - Thread Starter
 
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....with an intact penis!

Because there are so many "experts" here, sometimes this forum seems like a home for problems with foreskins, and we all know that these are the exception and definitely not the rule.

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My husband is 30 years old and has had 30 years of NO PROBLEMS with his foreskin. He has never had a UTI, an STD, adhesion, ballooning, redness or infection. His foreskin is healthy and his wife is happy.

My son is 3 months old and has never had any problems of any kind. And, an added bonus for Mommy... I discovered that intact boys don't pee all over you during diaper changes!
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#2 of 280 Old 05-26-2010, 01:25 PM
 
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We've never had a problem.

I have an almost 4 year old son, an 8 year old son and a 32 year old dh.
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My son is 3 months old and has never had any problems of any kind. And, an added bonus for Mommy... I discovered that intact boys don't pee all over you during diaper changes!

Oh yes they do. And they pee over their own heads. : At least my kid did--he was a baby and could somehow arc his pee over his body and his head to the wall behind his head during diaper changes. I still don't know how he did it. :

The only problem we ever had was a doctor who tried retracting him as a baby (before I could stop him) and he ended up getting an infection due to the injury. But I would think that's not an "intact issue" but more of a doctor causing injury issue.

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19 mo old twin boys with no problems!

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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.

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My ex never had a problem with his before or during my acquaintance with him and he was 35.

My best friend has an intact son who is now 4 and has never had a problem.

I have another intact ex who was 19/20 when we were together and afaik neither he or either of his two intact brothers had ever had a problem, but I don't remember specifically asking, either. He was helping raise his two younger brothers at that time so if they had gotten a UTI or anything like that I would have heard about it.
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Intact husband, 45 years old; two intact sons, four and 21 years old - no problems whatsoever.
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No problems... and this thread has been done before, lol.
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No problems here and my ds will be 3 tomorrow . He's been irritated once or twice, but IMO that's normal with both boys and girls while still in diapers.

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both my boys ages 11 and 5 have never had a problem. dh is intact but did have to see someone once because his foreskin ot pulled back and he couldnt get it back over the head. he was in his early 20s and of course they were pushing circ, the dr went so far as to say smegma causes penile cancer WTF?
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My intact DS is 7 and has never had any kind of problem. According to my mom, my 18 yo intact brother has never had a problem either. I've never heard of any problems with my nephews, who are 5, 3 and 11 months, either.

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Twin boys, almost 16 months. Never any problems other than some occasional slight redness at the tip which resolves with a dab of diaper cream.

Nobody has ever yet tried to forcibly retract them, fortunately. I'm still always hypervigilant when they get to the diaper check part of their well baby visits.

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My DS is 5.5 and has never had any problems.

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DS is 8 and never a problem. FIL is 75 years old and never a problem.

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http://www.mothering.com/discussions...er+had+problem the thread is closed but there are a bunch of post there already with no problems or ones that resolved on their own.

With ds I dont consider it a real problem but he did get a bacterial infection when he was 3y. Cleared right up with abx.

 
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both my boys ages 11 and 5 have never had a problem. dh is intact but did have to see someone once because his foreskin ot pulled back and he couldnt get it back over the head. he was in his early 20s and of course they were pushing circ, the dr went so far as to say smegma causes penile cancer WTF?
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This happened to my friend's son when he was about 7. His doctor was shocked that he wasn't retractable yet so he told her to have her DS slowly stretch the foreskin to get it to retract. The boy forced it back all the way and it got stuck. Of course they rushed him in to get circed. Ugh, if the doctor had just stayed out of it to begin with everything would have been fine! I tried to convince my friend that the circ wasn't necessary but was unsuccessful. I do not count this situation as a problem with an intact penis. The problem was the doctor's and mother's mistrust of the natural retraction process.

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2 year old son and no problems at all.

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I'm a 33yo intact male. As far back as I can remember, I've never had any problems.

I have a 1mo intact son. No problems so far.

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I discovered that intact boys don't pee all over you during diaper changes!
Please tell my son this because apparently he didn't get the memo.
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6 yo, maybe a little redness rarely. A few months ago he had some weird swelling, then passed some pus while peeing. No problems since, and nothing that ever warranted seeing a doc (though we have been fortunate to have foreskin-friendly docs). Certainly nothing that would leave me to regret not circ'ing him.

I wonder if there is anyone who regrets not circ'ing or regrets not being circ'ed.
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School aged intact son who has never had one single problem with his foreskin or penis. Fully retracted on his own around 2.5 yrs old, never pain or separation issues, no infections, no confusion over not looking like daddy, no difficulty with doctors trying to retract him.

Honestly, the only time I read of foreskin related problems is online. I've been a nurse for many, many years (both in maternity, adult, and geriatric nursing). I've never encountered any infection, condition or hygiene issues related to foreskins. I've also had two intact boyfriends in the past and never had any issues there, either.

I just wanted to toss that info out there because to read this forum lately one might think problems related to intactness are abundant when in reality, it's not.

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My father, my brother, my DH plus BIL, and FIL, and cousins (2) and DS are all intacts... not problem so far..

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2 years old, no foreskin-related problems. He did have one UTI as a baby, but it cleared right up with treatment. My friend's baby girl had a UTI, too, but no doctor in his right mind would have recommended circing her to prevent another one

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My sons are 17 and 9, and we've never had a problem.

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DS is 4.5 and so far so good. But, oh yes, they can pee on you! I can personally atest to that! :
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Two intact boys, 9 and 10- no problems.

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2 year old boy. Never an issue.

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Two intact boys, 3yrs and 7yrs, never any problems here either.
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Two intact boys -14 and 10, no problems that I felt the need to see the doctor for, same with my girls. Minor irritations-nothing a good soak in the tub wouldn't cure.
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dh and ds have had no issues whatsoever. happy wife here too

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DS had one day of pain, swelling, ballooning @ age 2 or 3ish. The next day it was fine. I recently read that's how it normally separates! Go figure. So, no problems here!

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