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A 28-year-old male asked:

I have small cuts under my penis head. im uncircumcised and my skin gets red sore when pulling back foreskin. usually after sex my wife is sore too ?

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Dr. Michael Safir
Urology 30 years experience
Uncirc Problem: Patients who are not circumcised may develop balanoposthitis, a long word meaning inflammation or infection of the foreskin and/or head of the penis. When cuts develop, it is usually because the foreskin is too tight or there is chronic inflammation. Keeping the penis dry is essential to recovery. If the problem persists, patients need to see a urologist to treat the underlying cause.

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Last updated Jan 10, 2021

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