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#1 of 2 Old 02-25-2013, 02:38 PM - Thread Starter
 
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In the hospital the pediatrician told me to leave it alone.. and let him retract it. Now at my sons 2 month check up, the dr retracted his penis just as part of a routine check. My son did not seem particularly upset by it but I was horrified! He pushed back on his foreskin until his penis popped out. I told him I was under the impression never to do that. I will be more vigilant in the future that everyone who comes in conact with my child leaves his penis alone, but it never occured to me to worry in a drs office. So, what exactly does retracting it do and is there something I should do or watch for now that its happened? Thanks
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Here are resources on what to do in this situation.

 

http://www.drmomma.org/2009/12/forced-retraction-what-now.html

 

http://www.doctorsopposingcircumcision.org/info/info-forcedretraction.html

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