A 21-year-old male asked:
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is it healthy/harmful to pull back the foreskin of my uncircumsized penis everyday and massage the bare head with coconut oil for 10-15 secs everyday?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Boys and their penis: No. It is not healthy and it is not harmful.
Answered on Apr 25, 2018
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
That's fine: If it feels good and seems to help you stay clean and comfortable, it's good for you.
Answered on Dec 4, 2017

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