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A 21-year-old male asked:

21yr don't have phimosis and can retract foreskin to base of glans. but there's excess foreskin.i don't want circumcission. any problem in sex life??

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 46 years experience
No: Very common for men to have been left with some excess (redundant) foreskin after neonatal circumcision. Just like uncircumcised men, as long as foreskin is retractable (no phimosis) and with good penile hygiene, there should no related sex problems.
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Last updated Jun 2, 2016

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