Excessive skin removal A common complication of circumcision is excessive removal of tissue, but it rarely becomes apparent until the penis reaches its full adult size at puberty. One important function of the foreskin is to provide the slack skin necessary to accommodate the enlargement of the adult penis when erect, meaning that a tight circumcision will make erections painful, and that a very severe operation may inhibit them. Both foreskin length and penis size vary immensely from one male to another, but before puberty it is impossible to know either of these details. There is not much that can be done in cases where there has been excessive skin removal, but a boy may be able to achieve some relief by utilising the stretching techniques developed for foreskin restoration.
According to some accounts, phimosis prevented Louis XVI of France from impregnating his wife for the first seven years of their marriage. She was 14 and he was 15 when they married in 1770. However, the presence and nature of his genital anomaly is not considered certain, and some scholars (such as Vincent Cronin and Simone Bertiere) assert that surgical repair would have been mentioned in the records of his medical treatments if it had indeed occurred. [ citation needed ] It should be mentioned that non-retractile prepuce in adolescence is normal, common, and usually resolves with increasing maturity. 
I am talking about the infant, usually screaming in pain, or the young boy who only knows what others tell him about what is being done to him. Most intact men would not choose this for themselves. Although circumcised boys are usually told what was done to them and that it was for the best, some reach adulthood before they learn what was done to them. If this was so shocking for me to learn, imagine how shocked they must be at the ignorance of their own bodies!
Because Bill was a hardcore believer in the myths his parents taught him, he was so stunned at the information I found that he refused to believe any of it for some time. I brought him photocopies and printouts of journal articles and medical texts, but he rolled his eyes at them.