Is my penis normal?

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Is my penis normal?

Unread postby Sky H » Sat Aug 08, 2020 12:30 pm

So when it's erect, I can fully pull the foreskin back, but it starts hurting when I get most of the way down, and still kinda hurts when it's fully back. The pain is not too strong, but it's noticable. Is this normal, or should I go to the doctor about this?

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Re: Is my penis normal?

Unread postby Alexa » Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:34 am

Hey Sky,

That sounds normal enough to me. Pulling back on the foreskin can tug at places where it starts attaching to the shaft, which may hurt a bit. However, if you have ongoing pain or want a second opinion, you can always talk with your medical provider. <3
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Sky H
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Re: Is my penis normal?

Unread postby Sky H » Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:19 am

Alexa wrote:Pulling back on the foreskin can tug at places where it starts attaching to the shaft, which may hurt a bit.


it hurts on the front of the foreskin, not where it attaches to the shaft.

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Re: Is my penis normal?

Unread postby Sam W » Mon Aug 10, 2020 7:14 am

It could still be that the discomfort is from the the skin being tugged as it's retracted. But, if it's causing you discomfort or and is happening regularly, then going to a healthcare provider can help you determine if there's something else going on.


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