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Foreskin Problems (cont.)

Foreskin Problems Follow-up

  • For either condition, the person should follow-up with a see to a urologist.
  • To prevent phimosis from returning, parents should discuss with their doctor if circumcision is indicated.
  • Circumcision is occasionally performed in adult males that develop recurrent foreskin problems.

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