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Not able to retract penile foreskin. Is it a birth defect? Is surgery necessary?

Hello Sir, My Son (5 yrs) having an issue in urinary part, where the skin is not completely sliding over. My doctor suggested for an operation. I gues its similar to sunnath. But my doubt is, 1) what will be the scenario if not operated? 2) Is it a Birth defect? 3) Will insurance companies entertain the cliam on such operations?
Thanks In Advance. - Mohan
Asked On : Mon, 1 Apr 2013
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Urologist 's  Response
Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.Based on the facts that you have posted it appears that you have
what is called as Phimosis from birth.

The only treatment option is to get circumcised
.This is a simple surgery done by qualified General Surgeon under local anaesthesia as a day care procedure .

It offers permanent solution to have pain free enjoyable sexual life in future.
Answered: Sat, 15 Jun 2013
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