CIRCUMCISION & PHIMOSIS STORIES: ‘I’M SCARED OF MY OWN PENIS’

The tragic but brave story of Alex Hardy has given strength to the voices of many men, some of them suffering in silence until now. Caroline Lowbridge presents a BBC article detailing some of the issues and challenges that have presented themselves to those who have been adversely affected by circumcisions.

One man’s son was recommended a circumcision to aggressively treat phimosis. Fortunately the father managed to resolve his own phimosis as a child using a steroid cream and was therefore aware of the treatment.“The consultant said this has almost no chance of working but was prepared to prescribe a steroid and give it a go. About eight weeks later, the problem was resolved.”

Read the rest of the article following this link.

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