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Old 03-14-2012, 02:10 PM   #16
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Re: Your experiences with circumcision or non-circ (keep civil please)

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Originally Posted by zandj View Post
mama, you don't need to retract or clean under the foreskin until it does it completely on its own. DS's started retracting around 3.5 but some boys don't until puberty and they are just fine
This. Pulling back the foreskin actually causes tiny tears and can cause them to have infections. Intact penises are best left alone! It will retract on it's own in time, usually around 5. That's when you need to teach them to pull it back in the shower/tub and clean with plain water
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