Alternatives to circumcision : A guide to Circumcision

If you are not suitable for circumcision or do not want to undergo surgery then there are a few alternatives.

These include:

  • Stretching the foreskin on a daily basis. Use baby oil or Vaseline and stretch the foreskin out towards you and back again. Repeat this several times.

    Do this stretching twice a day for a month.

  • Steroid creams: topical creams can be directly applied to the skin and are often used to treat phimosis.

These are all non-surgical options.

If you require surgery but not circumcision then consider these:

Not every case of a tight foreskin will require circumcision but it is still an option. Consider this along with the alternatives mentioned here.

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