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Foreskin Problems (cont.)

Foreskin Problems Prevention

  • Phimosis only affects uncircumcised males. Circumcision is the definitive preventive measure against this disorder. For those who choose to remain uncircumcised, proper hygiene can reduce the risk of developing phimosis.
  • Paraphimosis has no effective preventive measures beyond proper hygiene and circumcision.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/15/2014

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