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Male reproductive hygiene

Male reproductive hygiene


An infant boy with an uncircumcised penis requires no additional care. Uncircumcised adolescent boys should be taught to gently retract the foreskin during bathing and clean and dry the penis thoroughly.

Review Date 8/26/2017

Updated by: Jennifer Sobol, DO, urologist with the Michigan Institute of Urology, West Bloomfield, MI. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.