A 29-year-old male asked:
i read that that if u have bad hygiene u can get smegma and then get blanatis n it can create blisters on the shaft of penis is that true?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Laurence Badgley answered
52 years experience General Practice
No: Remember that for most of mankind there was no circumsicion, showers, or soap. If what you describe were true then most of mankind would have had penile infections. The body secretes fatty materials onto the skin, and these materials are antibacterial. Daily bathing is a modern affectation.
Answered on Apr 1, 2013
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