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 7/26/2021
Updated by: Kelly L. Stratton, MD, FACS, Associate Professor, Department of Urology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.