And while you should feel free to express yourself sexually, this practice can be legitimately harmful to your penis health. Penetrating dry — whether that's because there wasn't enough foreplay, your partner can't self-lubricate, the lube dried up, etc. You could end up with a urinary tract infection, an inflamed or irritated urethra urethritis , or a painful trip to the emergency room. Many assume they don't need to get tested if there aren't any problems. Maybe you didn't use enough lube and tried to penetrate dry or maybe there was an accidental bite during oral sex — who knows.
Athena. Age: 22.
If you really can't retract your foreskin, you should see a doctor or urologist.
Dorothy. Age: 27.
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The first step to breaking this habit is simply recognizing that it's an issue, says Fisch, because many men have no idea. Getting tested is just a normal part of being a healthy, sexually active person. They're often used to treat erectile dysfunction, and sometimes high blood pressure. So to find out more about how to keep your penis as healthy as possible, BuzzFeed Health spoke with two board-certified urologists: Dr.