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Shorter foreskin with a dry head - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   i noticed that my foreskin has gotten shorter over the past few months. in september, it used to cover the entire head of my penis. but now it barely covers the rim. is this bad?
User :   -when i dont have an erection
User :   when i have an erection, it retracts automatically
Doctor :   whats your age
User :   26
Doctor :   are yu married
User :   it almost looks as if i've been circumcised
User :   no
User :   the head is exposed almost all the time
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have sustained erection
User :   no i dont have problems with my erections
User :   but my foreskin is really short it seems
User :   is that bad?
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   its not bad
Doctor :   its one of the normal variant
User :   it barely covers the rim of my head
Doctor :   do yu have pain during sex
User :   no but the head has gotten a bit dry
User :   because the skin isnt covering it anymore
Doctor :   its not a problem
Doctor :   until erection is fine
Doctor :   is the penis curved
Doctor :   or straight
User :   how long is the average foreskin, how much should it cover
Doctor :   usually it should cover 1/2 of it
User :   oh
Doctor :   intially as the age advance
Doctor :   its 1/4
User :   so as i age, it should cover less?
Doctor :   do yu frequently masturbate

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