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16, Foreskin still attached to the head of my penis

I've noticed for a couple of years now that I can't retract my foreskin because it is still attached to the head. I thought that it was meant to dissolve overtime, so I left it for a while. But there's been almost​ no improvement at all. Also I may have phimosis....

Edit: Ive been ghosting this thread for a while now because im lazy, but I think i should just give a quick update. Im 99% sure that i just have phimosis, despite it being 9 months ago I didnt act on it all, which is quite fucking stupid tbh. Anyway instead of getting a circumcision (because, fuck that) I plan to start streching exercises on the foreskin to slowly be able to retract my foreskin bit by bit.

I found a great place with first hand experience and advice on phimosis on reddit. reddit.com/r/Phimosis/ . There is so much garbage information on phimosis on the internet, and this subreddit is a place of people who've actually experienced and fixed their issue. This is probably the most inspiring and informative post on the subreddit. reddit.com/r/Phimosis/comme...

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Hi,

By the sounds of it you will have to take a trip to your doctors, you may need to be circumcised especially for your age, if your foreskin is still attached to the head of your penis it may be an issue later on in life.

As for phimosis, your doctor will diagnose you with this. I suffered with phimosis where I could retract my foreskin when my penis was flacid but when I had an erection, it would hurt to pull my foreskin back. Due to my age, (19 at the time) the doctor referred me to be circumcised straight away, and I've never looked back, being circumcised is the best thing I have done.

I hope this helps.

Daniel.

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Ah fuck. Literally the last thing I want is a circumcision. I've heard too many things about it that puts me off the idea of it.

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I had a circumcision at the age of 19 due to phimosis, honestly it is the best thing I have ever done. If you get it done you won't regret it.

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I heard it makes sex a lot less pleasurable.

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No, obviously you do get a dry head where the skin slightly hardens because there is no foreskin there to protect it but I have found that I have more sensation now I've been circumcised.

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How long did it take to heal?

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Around 6 weeks is when you're able to have sex again but it depends on a variety of things like how healthy you are in general and how everything went in the operation. I never had the option of using creams or streatching as I had left it far too long, I should have gone to the doctors about my phimosis when I was 13 or so as they would have sorted it then.

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At the moment I'm not sure if I have phimosis or not. My main concern is that my foreskin is still attached to the tip of the glans. Making my foreskin unretractable.

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What is your age, if you're willing to disclose? Cause if your foreskin is still attached to the head of your penis, I will imagine it will be a straight up circumcision but you will definitely need to go to the doctors.

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Im 16. From what I can tell it's just one relatively smallish adhesion on the tip of the glans. I really don't think a circumcision is necessary for something that small. I'm gonna try doing some more stretching exercises on it to see if I can speed up the separation of it from the glans.

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Is this part that is still attached at the back of the penis?

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If you're talking about the frenulum. No it's not the frenulum. It is definitely a foreskin adhesion.

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Yeah I was speaking about that. Oh right brilliant, yeah like I said the best thing is for you to do is go to the doctors about it. Take a chaperone with you, like a friend of family member as the doctor may not look if you do not have a chaperone due to your age. I hope this can get sorted for you!

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Thanks. I really wanna go to the doctors but It's just really awkward to tell my parents about this. I guess I'm probably just gonna have to do it....

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I had the same thought process at your age, seriously your parents are there to help and support you, yes it may be an awkward topic to bring up but they won't judge you on it. If you have older siblings I'm sure they will help and support you if you do not feel you can tell your parents about it just yet, they may even go to the doctors with you.

Trust me, going to the doctors about a topic so sensitive and private is awful but they have seen everything before so there is no need to be embarrassed about it.

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Circumcision destroys the gliding action and the ridged band where the pleasure nerves are located.

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Yes. Circumcision destroys the gliding action which is so important as well as the ridged band where the pleasure nerves are located.

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I am 16 and i when my penis is in normal position skin is over whole penis, but i cqn pull it back and put it in position that it should be with very very little pain but when I mastrubate it only shows 60% of head. Do i try doing that thing in shower for pulling it back daily or its adviced to check doctor.

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Yes I would take a trip to the doctor and see what can be offered to help you with this. It may be the case they tell you about stretching techniques as it is close to being exposed.

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I have the same problem as that guy but when I think about it it makes me feel really dizzy because the thought of how sensitive the tip is scares me as I've never been able to pull back my skin of the penis far enough so that the whole head is showing because part of my foreskin is still attached to the head and I'm scared that I could snap it so I've never risked it (I'm 15)

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Yes

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Many guys like to keep the foreskin over the head if it is long enough when they masturbate.

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I have the same issiue but i rly dont walt to tell my parents, im 13

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I would really like some knowledge on this since it seems you are relatively experienced, im 14, uncircumcised and when im erect, my foreskin doesnt pull all the way back, it always looks extremely tight around the actual head of the penis and there is a small bit of skin connecting from the head to the back of my foreskin, the head is also extremely delicate and gives a strange sensation when touched, is there a reason this is happening and do you recommend anything

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Are you experiencing any pain when you’re erect, due to your foreskin? The connecting skin at the back of your foreskin is called the “frenulum” which is the connecting tissue for your foreskin and your glans (head of your penis), the sensation you’re experiencing is normal. If you’re experiencing pain, I would recommend you to visit your doctor. Have you spoken to your parents about this?

Dan.

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There is no pain when i am erect but i looked into it and apparently it might just detatch at a later stage but is there a chance that wont happen and if so, what can i do about it, and its not exactly a subject i wish to discuss with my parents

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It’s good there is no pain when you’re erect. The frenulum doesn’t detach from the back of your penis, is like the skin under your Tongue that keeps your tongue attached to the bottom of your mouth. The frenulums job is to keep your foreskin attached to your glans. It depends on your country, in the UK you can get a doctors appointment on your own, but it would be best if you took someone with you as the doctor shouldn’t look at you without an adult in the room due to your age. Discussing things like this with your parents shouldn’t be embarrassing, you’ll be surprised, your dad may have gone through the exact same when he was younger, they’re there to help, support and protect you.

Dan.

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What will the doctors do about it

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Ive looked through some other comments, would it be advised to try slow stretching techniques and if that doesnt work to then see the doctor

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I was 15 when my attached foreskin broke loose from the tip of my penis.

Phimosis is the medical name for the condition.

I'm 77 years old now and have 3 grown children and 6 grandchildren.

I was scared and totally uninformed in 1956,.... there was no internet or Google then. My family only went to a doctor for an emergency. I have since become aware that the condition is not all that uncommon.

Talk to your doctor to relieve your concerns. If I were you I wouldn't get too upset unless and until the problem doesnt go away in the next 2 to 3 years.

Practice stretching your foreskin back. Puberty will cause you to have errections and wet dreams. I suspect the problem will solve itself as mine did.

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Just gonna copy and paste my comment before.

Sounds like you have phimosis, look it up. A lot of websites will say you have to get circumcised to fix it but you don't. With proper stretching techniques you can loosen the foreskin. Look at my original comment in the edit section I linked some of the only useful information on the internet about phimosis.

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I dont think i do have phimosis, i looked it up and it doesnt seem like i have it

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The attachment is called the frenulum. It is normal and supposed to be there.

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Most guys with a non-retractable foreskin can make it retractable by manual stretching.

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I'm 15 and I have the exact same issue. A tight peice of skin connecting the tip of my penis to the end of my foreskin.

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Yeah as I said previously take a trip to the doctors they will be able to help you but I take a chaperone with you due to your age :)

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That is called your frenulum. It is normal and supposed to be there.

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That is your frenulum. It is normal and supposed to be there.

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You really do need to see Doctor for confirmation, you may be worrying unnecessarily. Take someone as a chaperone or request one, this should not be a problem. Rest assured, Male or Female, your Doc will have seen it all before.

As for circumcision, if you need one it is best to know. I had one for medical reasons and to be honest it is not something I would choose willingly. But the alternatives where worse. So try not to worry and see your Dr.

Good Luck

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Thanks for the advice.

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My foreskin won't fully retract either, it hurts to do it and once I did it and it was stuck behind the head for a minute and I panicked but I luckily I managed to get the foreskin back over the head and had no injuries. Is it normal for my foreskin still to be tight at my age? I'm still only 14, if I wait another year or so will it become more loose and become easier to retract properly?

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Hi Luke .

Ideally it's best to have a retractable foreskin at 11 yo. Waiting another year ain't going to help. The more you pull back the more you will stretch the foreskin. The last thing you don't do is panic if the foreskin gets stuck behind your knob head. Ok it may feel tight while you have a hardon but once you go flaccid it will slide forward again. Will

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Sounds like you have phimosis, look it up. A lot of websites will say you have to get circumcised to fix it but you don't. With proper stretching techniques you can loosen the foreskin. Look at my original comment in the edit section I linked some of the only useful information on the internet about phimosis.

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It is normal for it to still be tight at your age. Yes, it will get looser later. Gradually stretch it as much as you can daily.

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Having a tight foreskin in itself should not cause any problems. My foreskin would not pull back until I was in my late twenties. I would just put condom on over the whole shaft. Later on whilst having sex with my wife without a condom the skin would often pull back by itself and at first this caused some discomfort when trying to pull back over afterwards. Over time it got easier. If you have no other discomfort you should try gentle stretching of the skin. If it still worries you when older or causes pain then go see a Doctor. Circumcision is an option but it should be a last resort.

Good Luck!

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I'm 16 too and I still couldn't pull my foreskin back I went to the doctors about this and I'm now circumsized. Highly recommended going to the doctors

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Did it hurt or anything

How was the proccess

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Did you try manual stretching before you went to the doctors? if you had, then you might still have your foreskin.

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hello

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how i detach my foreskin fom my penis

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The foreskin is part of the penis and is not supposed to be detached.

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Nobody likes foreskin Bucky

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Everyone likes foreskin, did you make that account just to say that? Otherwise why are only about 4% of guys circumcised here?

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Here in this part of the USA most men are circumcised.

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Ohh your from America, I didn’t know, I just assumed this app was for the uk, sorry I’m quite new so I did not realise.

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That is an American aberration.

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And that is an insult!

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No, it is a statement of fact. America is the ONLY nation that still carries out non-therapeutic, non-relgious circumcision on a majority of its infant boys.

Apparently, you are one of the American victims of circumcision.

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I think he did it for medical reasons actually, but I still think people do need to learn other ways to deal with the foreskin rather than just going straight to circumcision, I remember when I found out what it was and I was shocked, I did not even believe it at first, I could not understand why someone would do that.

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According to the World Health Organisation, 70 percent of males on Earth have foreskins so they must like them. Of the 30 percent who don't have foreskins, most of them were circumcised because Muhammed said they should be, not because they did not like their foreskins.

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I’m not sure but I think it’s 80 - 85 percent now, saw it on a documentary but not sure.

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if you haven't yet had medical advice you should do it soon. the frenulum, and phimosis can both be treated without circumcision; a surgical release is less damaging and you get to keep your foreskin. Previously most doctors would circumcise but often this was not really neccessary and is now seen as outdated by many physicians.

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Mate it's perfectly normal to have a piece of skin there. It's commonly know as a banjo string. It's called a frenulum u should have it if u aren't circumcised

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So how do you get it to go away or separate mate?

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gurl you needta get that cut off, or you can die

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I m 18

And having same problem

Whats the best remedy for this????

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I am unsure on that one but I would circumcision that’s what they do on children’s that haven’t attached from the gland

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Wait wait! Before we go cutting off things we can't get back 😂 I would suggest getting a girl, a condom & having lots of sex after awhile the foreskin should separate from the glands and you won't really feel it + inside the condom is lubricated so it helps.

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Hi I have a very similar thing going on, where my foreskin doesn’t retract all the when when erect. It does almost completely when it’s flaccid with a little reluctance but i think that will get better with time as I work with it in the shower and stuff, however this isn’t what concerns me. I have a piece of skin from my forskin that seems to be attached to the head. This small strip of attached skin isn’t the frenulum or whatever it’s called and it’s horizontal along the front side of the head. I’m 16 and my foreskin has never really gone back normally. I have talked to my doctor about it not going back and he said just make sure to wash it and work with it in the shower on a regular basis which does help. But again, my main concern is the strip of attached skin. Also this makes cleaning under the foreskin very hard and gross at times so even Moreno the reason I don’t wanna tell the doctor. And to be honestly reading through all these comments are worrying me. I have done research about this and it seems that every is just jumping to circumsion and that is not the case at all for what doctors say. They want circumcision to be a very last resort. Could someone who’s had this problem and gone to the doctors please share their results? I think it would help a lot of us... thanks guys

Oh and to be honest I’m not quite sure about phimosis but if this is what it is please help me understand because my doctor said that this isn’t anything major and pretty common, but again I haven’t mentioned the strip of skin

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I have the same problem and I don’t know what to do I have a really hard time trusting people but I guess it’s stuff like this I need to do

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Dude I realized I have the same thing lil while back, I'm 20 now I always thought it was just me going through this because I never heard any of my guy friends bring it up, even when talking about sex. But here there's a whole website with just guys going through the same problem and I gotta say it puts my mind at ease just a little bit to know I'm not the only one you know what I mean?... When it's not erected it damn nearly goes all out, but when I'm hard as rock it goes about 50% because of that little string of tissue or whatever holding it back like a anchor or something.

My suggestion: is to wear a condom and have lots of sex because the condom is lubricated it's helps the head to gently glide out 30 percent more when going in and out of a vagina, thus stretching it a bit more naturally. But I'm getting pretty sick of this whole "not being able to pull back situation" I also want to do all the things guys who don't have still problem can do such as; having sex without a condom on ITS THE BEST LOL, blow jobs. Now I've never tried to have a blow job but I can only imagine it being painful if a girl's yanking and thrusting on my dick with her mouth 👄 (I know she would only be trying to give me pleasure) but and the same time she would be giving me pain because of that little string of tissue attached to the glands not allowing the foreskin to freely go up and down fully.

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Foreskin fusion.

You are blessed with a protective, highly-innervated, erogenous full-length foreskin. Many unforeskinned guys would envy your foreskin. You display great wisdom in wanting to avoid circumcision.

You should thank your parents for protecting your physical integrity. Because of your physical integrity you will be able to have sex the way nature intended it.

sexasnatureintendedit.com/

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Baby boys are born with the inner layer of the foreskin fused with the surface of the underlying glans penis. This is natural, normal, and protects against infection. Over some years, the fusion spontaneously disintegrates and releases the inner foreskin. This usually happens prior to puberty, but not always.

It is not uncommon in adolescence to have the inner layer of the foreskin still fused to the glans penis. It is not a serious problem. Do not worry!

Apparently, your foreskin has not yet released, although it probably is about ready to release due to your age. You can try peeling the foreskin away from the glans penis to see if you can break the remaining fusion. Use your thumbs. Do it carefully and little by little. It may take you several tries to get it all.

The foreskin can also adhere to the glans penis if it is not retracted on a regular basis.

When you pull the foreskin away, the head will be red in color, where the separation occurred, for a while. Put some Vaseline under your foreskin to prevent it from re-adhering to the head.

You may also try "ballooning" your foreskin by pinching the tip shut when you pee and causing the foreskin to fill with pee. That will lift the foreskin away from the head and tear away the fusion.

When your foreskin does separate you will probably find a large deposit of smegma that has been harmlessly collecting since your birth. Do not worry about it. Just wash it off.

If you can’t get it to separate by pulling on it, then a urologist can help you. It is called “lysing”.

Many doctors will want to do a circumcision because they make lots of money from doing a circumcision. Circumcision is not necessary and extremely harmful. Just say NO.

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I'm 15 and on the bottom of the penis head I have not lost the connection between the foreskin yet but does half your penis head show with erection before it can't go further?

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Mine does the same thing I’m not sure how to solve this problem!! It makes cleaning under the foreskin very difficult and I’m worried

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Try using an ear syringe to squirt luke-warm water up into your foreskin to flush it out, if you are concerned.

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Had same problem, put it off for years but in the end, after painful tears and skin splitting i had the surgery 12 days ago. Its not as bad as you might think and you could save yourself a lot of problems. Go for the chio!

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Hey I have a question for ya!

1. What did you have done? Did they just cut the little horizontal line of tissue attached to the top of the glands?

2. How old were you when you had your surgery?

3. Was it a costly surgery?

4. How's your sex life now, how is sex without a condom on?

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I am 30 years old and hair line kind of skin still attached at the tip of penis head (back side) and i can't retract my foreskin fully

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The small kind of skin attached to the back of the glans is most likely the frenulum. It's very normal as all uncircumcised men have it. But if you can't retract the foreskin, the frenulum is probably too short. If you wanna solve that problem, you simply have to let it cut through.

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Ok, so I think I kinda have the same issue as you. But my foreskin is kinda retractable but some of it is still stuck on the head of the penis. On the left side it’s like it has grown to the head but on the top (the side that I’m looking directly at when I’m looking down) there’s a little hole where it’s not attached, and when I pull that back there’s snegma and i can’t like see the end of the head, I’ve cleaned what I could of it but there’s more underneath.

I know that under the skin, that is grown to the head there is not any skin, so it’s just a line of skin all around my foreskin. Except on the top side and I really don’t think that I need a circumcision, just like a slice with a scalpel all around the head.

But then in these comments, I saw that some guy and you talked about something that sounded like the same problem, but I don’t know. He also talked about stretching back exercises and that he could make the skin that’s attached to the head detach by making these exercises.

Btw I don’t have phimosis, I used to but then I did some stretching exercises and I got over it. But now I have this problem and I really didn’t think about it because I just thought it was normal.

Plz help.

Edit: fucken praying that someone is on this thread bruh

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hey, same age as you were with the same problem. can you provide an update/results/advice on the stretching thing you mentioned, please

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I know this is a late comment but I just got my circumcision last Tuesday and I’m glad I got it done cause I had the same problem as well. The thing attached from the foreskin to the gland of your penis is called frenelum and it’s like that tissue that is attached to your inner lip to the gums of your teeth. But the problem is when I got my circumcision, I had blisters on the tip of my penis cause of the frenulum attached to the tip.

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