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Is masturbation is the reason for foreskins problem ?

my foreskin of the penis part have retracted and i m able to view the softpart of the penis(acrosome-i think) since it been for many years but now i worry about is it may cause any harm to my sexual life, my question is there any conditions that the foreskin should be retracted to its original postionor may be pulled backwards, i also masturbate for once a week,whether it may be the reason for the foreskin problem, thank you dr,
Wed, 9 Dec 2009
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Hi... This can happen over a period of time following masturbation. However they will not cause any problems in sexual life... You need worry on that.  There are options of surgical correction, but you do not need one... Just take precautionary measures to prevent infection by good personal hygeine.. That al what is required....

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