Halfway, KY
A 34-year-old male asked:

Im uncircumcised, i was reading about it the other day and i read the the foreskin is supposed to pull back below the head of the penis. mine has never done that? im 34 how did i not know that. is something wrong? feeling really self conscious now?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
It can be pulled back but it is not in that position all the time.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
Nothing is wrong. In uncircumscribed males the skin may not go back 'all the way back' to the base of the glans. If you have no problem during sex and at other times there is nothing to worry. To make it more mobile you can pull it back a bit more than usual daily and bring it forward again till it gradually becomes supple and can easily move all the way back.
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