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A 29-year-old male asked:

My foreskin doesnot retract automatically when erect.if i push only head of penis is visible will i be able to penetrate without circumcision?

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Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Urology question: That is a good question for a urologist - and the doctor will, most likely, need to examine you to see if you need to be circumcised. You've made it to 29, so i'm guessing you'll be ok, but an exam will be needed to tell you for sure.
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