If the adhesive bond (or epithelium) is still intact between the glans
and foreskin it is always noticeable at the beginning of puberty. For
most boys the layer is only lightly stuck, and peeling the foreskin
off the glans is interesting rather than painful. Sometimes however,
the foreskin is so firmly bonded that it does not release, and then,
when the boy attempts to move his foreskin this causes extreme pain.
a boy under his care whose "painful adhesions interfered
with full functioning of the penis.". One man reported gently
stroking his erection, which while it may sound erotic, was limiting
and frustrating enough for him to get circumcised as soon as he
PIN HOLE PHIMOSIS
Here we should mention the very confusing and contradictory cases of
contented phimotic infibulation: where the foreskin is held forward
causing no pain and even allowing penetration. Though one may imagine
that these men are missing out on something, they are aware of their
condition and wish to remain as they are.
On the other hand there are many others who on discovering that
they have an infibulating phimosis, get operated and say they wish
they`d have had it done ages ago. One case of extreme phimosis told
me that he had never masturbated or had any interest in sex previous
to his operation at the age of 22 yrs. Beauge
M.D. reported "Some boys never masturbate! We may doubt their
assertions, but the tightness of their phimosis suggests their statements
are correct." There are further examples of extreme phimosis in
the following passages.
During puberty the experience of pain, difficulty or the proximity
of pain is a common one. In most cases it can take several years, sometimes
until adulthood, before a youth feels confident or aware enough to
be able to confront this embarrassing obstacle.
When it is left to the boy alone to discover the problem by the
conscious pain and difficulty of his first active erections, it means
that a considerable percentage of boys are going to have a fully distorted
first impression of sex and manhood. An absurdly mismanaged and senseless