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A 37-year-old male asked:

What in the world causes the penis skin to crack on and under glans i'm circumcised no std to leave scarring thin fragile painfully sensitive skin?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
See a doctor: Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. In addition, this needs to be directly examined in order to even entertain possibilities.
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