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Forum: Intact Care   11-24-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
He is still way to young to worry about not being...

He is still way to young to worry about not being able to retract. Cancel the appt. for the circ and let nature take its course.

He was also to young for the steroid cream. It is only meant for...
Forum: Intact Care   11-10-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
At his age it is perfectly normal not to be able...

At his age it is perfectly normal not to be able to retract. The avg. age for that is 10.5 but even boys well into their teens cannot and it isnt an issue. Not handling his penis isnt a problem...
Forum: Intact Care   10-29-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
It is very possible that he is starting the...

It is very possible that he is starting the separation process. Since it can take years for it to complete it isnt unusual to see things like this from time to time.
Forum: Intact Care   10-07-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 484
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Unless your ds has a foreskin that hits his knees...

Unless your ds has a foreskin that hits his knees he does not have "surplus" foreskin. I had a dr. try to pull that on me as well saying ds might need it cut off because it could cause issues down...
Forum: Intact Care   07-29-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 669
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
I would write a letter of complaint and attach...

I would write a letter of complaint and attach the AAP thing on no retraction.
Forum: Intact Care   06-28-2014, 11:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
It could be some mild tears in the foreskin from...

It could be some mild tears in the foreskin from him playing with it causing burning when he urinates. I would use some OTC bacatracin on it and see if that helps. Epsome salt baths can be good....
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-26-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,149
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
If I am thinking right in WWI or WWII they...

If I am thinking right in WWI or WWII they started doing a lot of circ due to STD's thinking it would help stop the spread. It of course didnt just made the ones who where cut think they could be...
Forum: Intact Care   06-21-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
It certainly has all the signs of separation.

It certainly has all the signs of separation.
Forum: Intact Care   06-20-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 593
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
I would watch it for now and see how it looks in...

I would watch it for now and see how it looks in 24 hours. A lot of time it will disappear on its own in that length of time. I would do a warm soak in a bath as well.
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   06-16-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 6,544
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Still here but I only post in Understanding Circ....

Still here but I only post in Understanding Circ. for the most part.
Forum: Intact Care   06-15-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 742
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
If you circ him the buried penis the worst thing...

If you circ him the buried penis the worst thing possible is to have him circed as it will be a lot worse. And since it is severe he may even form scar tissue that attaches inside the fat pad. You...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-05-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,498
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Especially for the older son he can be doing...

Especially for the older son he can be doing stretching exercises to make his foreskin retract all the way. Though there are men out there that never retract and have perfectly fine sex lives and...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-04-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
My dd got one a bit older than your ds still no...

My dd got one a bit older than your ds still no idea why. sometimes these things just happen.
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-01-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 16,076
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
No you where not born circed, if you indeed where...

No you where not born circed, if you indeed where born without a foreskin you where born with a birth defect. As to the gift part it was a gift in that you didnt have to suffer the pain of circ but...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   06-01-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,052
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
It will heal on its own. i would put a bit of OTC...

It will heal on its own. i would put a bit of OTC abx on it and let it be.
Forum: Intact Care   05-22-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 736
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
I would imagine he might have caused a bit of...

I would imagine he might have caused a bit of irritation that should resolve on its own. The bath idea the pp mentioned is a good thing.
Forum: Intact Care   03-08-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,358
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Yes I agree probably no damage done. I would...

Yes I agree probably no damage done. I would however find some literature for your Dr. because he could really do a lot of damage to a boy who wasnt retractable like your ds.
Forum: Intact Care   02-16-2014, 10:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 689
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
The yellow discharge could have been urine mixed...

The yellow discharge could have been urine mixed with smegma. I am surprised that they did all the testing over it without signs of infection.

I wouldnt think anything of it unless a fever or...
Forum: Intact Care   12-01-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
When ds's did this it was a case of diaper rash...

When ds's did this it was a case of diaper rash and liberal use of diaper cream helped stop it. Even out of diapers redness can happen between the scrotum and penis due to heat.
Forum: Intact Care   11-28-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Itching wouldnt concern me that much. I would do...

Itching wouldnt concern me that much. I would do a bath and rinse well with plain water. If more things started to show up then I would look into yeast.
Forum: Intact Care   11-27-2013, 09:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Sounds pretty normal to me. The intact glans...

Sounds pretty normal to me. The intact glans will often look more red in areas than the circed ones especially early on in the time frame separation has happened.
Forum: Intact Care   11-12-2013, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Odds are he is having separation. During that...

Odds are he is having separation. During that time he might have spots of pain an irritation. You can apply OTC bacatracin ointment to aid in healing and help protect the area a bit so that it dosnt...
Forum: The Case Against Circumcision   10-15-2013, 03:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,113
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
It dosnt appear that there is a lot of...

It dosnt appear that there is a lot of information out there on this condition as it seems to be pretty rare. I would contact NOCirc and Marilyn Milos I am sure that they will be able to point you...
Forum: Intact Care   10-11-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
It could be something as simple as a spot of...

It could be something as simple as a spot of separation. If he had a UTI odds are he would be in pain but not always.

Wait until the resultscome back then go from there.
Forum: Intact Care   10-08-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By MCatLvrMom2A&X
Ds will be 9 in a few days and has been...

Ds will be 9 in a few days and has been retractable now for about a year. Never even thought about water causing a problem and never thought about drying under there since it stays moist anyway. I...
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