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Sex should be fun, but it can also be complicated. Welcome to Sexual Resolutiona biweekly column by sex therapist Vanessa Marin that answers all your most confidential questions to help you achieve the healthy, safe, and joyful sex life that you deserve. In this column, she answers the question from a reader who has just hooked up with her first uncircumcised partner.
In the first several years your son's foreskin will separate from the tip of the penis. Some foreskins separate soon after birth or even before birth, but this is rare. When it happens is different for every child.
In an uncircumcised penis, a fold of skin foreskin covers the head of the penis. If your baby isn't circumcised, simply wash his penis with nonirritating soap and water during each bath. There's no need to use cotton swabs or special cleansers. At birth, the foreskin of most male babies doesn't yet pull back retract fully.
The penis has 2 parts—the shaft and the glans. The shaft is the main part of the penis. The glans is the tip of the penis.
We here at SELF give vaginas a lot of attention, which makes sense. But penises—including uncircumcised penises in particular—deserve their time in the sun, too. Why the emphasis on the uncircumcised penis instead of, well, all of them?
An uncircumcised penis has its foreskin intact. An infant boy with an uncircumcised penis does not need special care. Normal bathing is enough to keep it clean. Do not pull back retract the foreskin for cleaning in infants and children.
The pros and cons of circumcision are always going to be a hot debate, but here's the truth. Are uncircumcised men more sensitive? Are circumcised penises cleaner?