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I have a tight foreskin

I have tight foreskin and can't retract it at all. I was wondering what i should do.

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The answer

Issues with the foreskin can occur at any age and can cause problems if the skin becomes too tight leading to a condition called phimosis. I would suggest you see your doctor as you may need to consider a circumcision.

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