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What causes phimosis in men?

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Dr. David Vandersteen
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: Inflammation

In general, if the foreskin was normal and completely retractile, phimosis occurs due to inflammation.
Causes of such inflammation vary, but include trauma, bacterial and parasitic infections, bug bites, etc.

In brief: Inflammation

In general, if the foreskin was normal and completely retractile, phimosis occurs due to inflammation.
Causes of such inflammation vary, but include trauma, bacterial and parasitic infections, bug bites, etc.
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