Contributors: RS reviewed all the relevant literature, carried out the histological examination of the specimens, and wrote the first draft of the manuscript. RVS initiated the study and participated in redrafting of the paper. Both authors will act as guarantors.
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I am uncircumcised, and the opening at the end of my foreskin is not large enough for the head of my penis to pass through. Is there a safe, nonsurgical way to enlarge the opening in the foreskin? King, MD, a urologist in Washington state and my new go-to guy for all questions dick. This scar prevents the normally elastic tissue of the foreskin from fully retracting to expose the head of the penis.
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The glans penismore commonly referred to as the glansis a structure at the distal end of the penis in male mammals. It is the sensitive bulbous structure at the end of the human penisand is anatomically homologous to the clitoral glans of the human female. The glans penis may be smooth, spiny, elongated, or divided in other mammals.
Male circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin. The foreskin is the fold of skin covering the end of the penis, which can be gently pulled back. During the 19th century, many medical practitioners believed that being circumcised was more hygienic than not being circumcised.
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Just because vaginas get gynecologists and annual exams and all that jazz doesn't mean you can just forget about your penis health. In fact, there are a lot of problems that can arise if you don't look after your penis properly. So to find out more about how to keep your penis as healthy as possible, BuzzFeed Health spoke with two board-certified urologists: Dr.