Phimosis — the medical term for when you can't retract your foreskin over the head of your penis — isn't the easiest thing to talk about. And it can have an extremely negative effect on both your life and, perhaps most importantly, your sex life. MH shows you the steps you should take to deal with the problem So if you're yet to slope out of your teenage years, don't panic. If, however, those halcyon days of acne and Spider-Man bed covers are far behind you, and your foreskin remains welded to your helmet, you've got a problem.
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The penis has a number of structures that you should know before you start. The head of the penis is called the glans. The foreskin is also called the prepuce. It is attached under the pee hole or meatus by a y-shaped piece of skin called the fraenulum or frenulum US spelling. The frenulum is similar in structure to the one under the tongue and has an important sexual function.