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Image showing a normal foreskin, a normal foreskin retracted to expose the head of the penis, and a foreskin which can not be retracted due to phimosis.Foreskin problems are relatively common in uncircumcised men.

Phimosis is one of the most common foreskin problems. It is a condition where the foreskin can not be retracted to expose the head of the penis (glans).

Phimosis occurs for a number of reasons including trauma, infection, and inflammatory skin conditions such as balanitis. 

At Brisbane Urology Clinic, our urologists are experts in the medical and surgical management of foreskin problems, including circumcision and frenuloplasty.