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I’m 14 and I am uncircumcised. I’m having trouble pulling my foreskin down, and recently the top of my foreskin has become red and sore. I researched and it said to clean the white smegma but I can’t clean it because i can’t retract my foreskin… help!

Thanks for your question. You are right, it is important for males who are not circumcised to be able to pull back their foreskin. Sometimes you can get smegma, which is essentially white debris, under your foreskin that can be cleaned with lukewarm water. Sometimes males can get a yeast infection under their foreskin. Both […]

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New study shines light on genetic risk factors for high alcohol intake

A new study, published in Science Advances, identifies genes associated with high alcohol intake. Alcohol consumption is associated with many diseases, with the risk of these co-morbidities generally increasing with greater exposure. Excessive consumption of alcohol is considered a result of complex interactions between genetic and non-genetic risk factors. A number of family, twin, and […]

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Knee replacement is often too late

For the best Use of a knee joint surgery, it is essential that the replacement is performed neither too early nor too late. Most of the people hesitate, according to a US study, however, for far too long. The impact: a Lack of mobility and complications. If the Operation for a new knee joint is […]

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Body temperature has been falling for decades

37 degrees Celsius: This value applies for more than one hundred years as a normal value for body temperature. A Team of Stanford University, but the presumption is that the value’s not entirely true. In their investigation they came to the conclusion that the body temperature has fallen during the last century, is steadily increasing. […]

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Review of the year 2019: The Top 10 aponet.de

The mysterious intestinal Microbiome, diet, and the widespread disease of Diabetes: These health issues have moved to our readers in the year 2019 in particular. The editors of aponet.de has compiled for you the Top 10 most-read health news for you. Place 1 Blood-sugar-medium-relieves fibromyalgia The pain disease could be linked to problems with sugar […]