Wash your penis every day. Pull the foreskin back and wash the glans with water. If you wash your penis regularly below the foreskin, a circumcision for hygienic reasons is not necessary.

Do not use perfumed soap. Use neutral soap that does not cause irritation. It is best to not use any soap at all.

Some men shave their pubic hair. This can be done for reasons of attractiveness, but it is not necessary for good hygiene.

Man washing the glans of his penis by pulling the foreskin back. He is not using soap.

Was uw penis elke dag. Trek de voorhuid naar achteren en was de eikel met water. Als u uw penis regelmatig onder de voorhuid wast, is een besnijdenis voor hygiënische redenen niet nodig.  

Gebruik geen geparfumeerde zeep. Gebruik neutrale zeep die niet irriteert. Gebruik bij voorkeur helemaal geen zeep. 

Sommige mannen scheren hun schaamhaar. Dit kunt u doen omdat u dat aantrekkelijker vindt, maar het is niet nodig voor een goede hygiëne.

Man wast de eikel van zijn penis door de voorhuid naar achteren te trekken. Hij gebruikt geen zeep.

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