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What is the best type of underwear for a teenage boy to wear?

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Dr. David Escobar
Dr. David Escobaranswered
Family Medicine 9 years experience
Most Comfortable: Whatever he is most comfortable wearing. The only difference for men in terms of the underwear they wear is comfort level. Some men prefer the support of briefs or boxer briefs, while others prefer the comfort of boxers. If a teen is trying to decide, help him buy one of each type to see what works best.
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Personal preference: There is no right or wrong type of underwear for adolescents to wear. The genitals will develop normally with either a boxer or a brief, but most boys and men have a preference and should try both styles. Preference may also vary with activity.

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