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My foreskin doesn't retract past my glands is that a problem when i get tested at a clinic for sexual transmitted diseases?

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In brief: Phimosis

Phimosis is the medical term used to describe an unretractible foreskin.
The problem with phimosis is the inability to provide proper hygiene to the underlying penis and inner foreskin making you more susceptible to infection, certain std, voiding issues, and even penile cancer later in life. Treatment options: gentle repeated manual traction, steroid creams, circumcision.

In brief: Phimosis

Phimosis is the medical term used to describe an unretractible foreskin.
The problem with phimosis is the inability to provide proper hygiene to the underlying penis and inner foreskin making you more susceptible to infection, certain std, voiding issues, and even penile cancer later in life. Treatment options: gentle repeated manual traction, steroid creams, circumcision.
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