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Old November 13th, 2009, 01:13 PM  
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Default Re: *** Ask ALL Cut / Uncut Questions HERE ***

Originally Posted by FlapJack View Post
I was reading around and found out that your foreskin if you're uncut is meant to be able to pull back. What age does this happen? Does it hurt when you do it?
The age of first retraction varies from maybe 3 to 18 (depending on how much you play with your skin, frankly), but about 2% of guys never retract and are happy that way. If you're not retractable and wish to be, you just need to GENTLY manipulate your skin morning, noon, and night FOR SEVERAL MONTHS. Take it easy. If you cause tears and scaring that could lead to an even tighter foreskin. Stop doing anything that hurts.

A doctor would prescribe for you Betamethasone ointment in a 0.5% to 1% concentration. Doing the gentle stretches with this ointment helps the skin loosen up.

If after 6 months you're not where you want to be on this, there is a non-amputating procedure called dorsal slit with transverse closure that could be used to loosen your preputial sphincter without taking any pleasure-receptive tissue.

Good Luck,
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