This site discusses phimosis in its specific forms of phimotic ring, frenulum breve, adhesions or skinbridges. During erection these conditions inhibit the relationship between foreskin and glans. This functionally restricts the erection, and thus has an effect on the sexuality. With our culture's attitudes on health care, it would be appropriate to monitor boys before puberty and encourage early prevention.

2012 : note from author: My previous idea of monitoring boys before puberty is impractical, unecessary and now only of historical interest. please see Postscript.

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Examples of Late Initiates from the Medical Studies

Osmond (86) "The ignorance of these young soldiers is remarkable; many of them expressed surprise at the condition revealed when they retracted their foreskins : some of them had apparently never done so in their lives."

Alexander: "Patients with erectile failure may have had the problem for many years prior to seeking and obtaining treatments. Such patients may also have had, yet be unaware of a mild but significant phimosis. (89).

Parkash S, et.al.: "Human subpreputial collection: its nature and formation." J Urol 110(2), 211-212 (1973) (88) "Since most patients were unaware that the prepuce was retractable, the history of phimosis often appeared to be from birth."

Saitmacher (30) "It was completely unknown to some of the examined boys that the foreskin could be retracted."

The subconscious development: Dr. Hartmut Porst "it is not uncommon,... that a phimosis is not at all consciously realised by the carrier until the first act of love". (9).

The semi-conscious development: Grewel "When this important organ, this source of masculine pride, is menaced, fear and anxiety arise. The "patients" are afraid to consult a doctor and await with tense fear the further development of the trauma."

See also Wabrek


Sexual Dysfunction resulting from foreskin conditions

Ohjimi T and Ohjimi H. " ... phimosis, i.e., the condition in which the prepuce is too long or too tightly covers the glans penis and causes complications. This condition makes local hygiene difficult, promotes secondary infection and purulence, retards maturation of the penis, and leads to sexual dysfunction that is psychologically and maritally distressing. ... the relief of phimosis, especially for the sexual dysfunction that results from it."(92).

Alexander: "Patients with erectile failure may have had the problem for many years prior to seeking and obtaining treatments. Such patients may also have had, yet be unaware of a mild but significant phimosis. (89).

See also Grewel

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mere implications

Haller: " the ever recurring cases ... always complain that the operation was neglected in childhood" (13).
Schoeberlein: "Most of the examined men had no knowledge of the unhealthiness of this condition." (28).

 

 


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