Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Leigh-Ann | 2011-03-21

Q.

Concerned mother

I have a 3yr old son and worried that his foreskin hasn''t retracted over his penis yet. Should I be concerned or will nature take it''s course?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

There is really no need for any concern as long as your son is able to pass urine normally.His foreskin will become looser and retract by itself when he gets a little older.

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Posted by: Leigh-Ann | 2011-03-23

Thank you. About a week ago he had an infection and the Dr diagnosed it as phomosis, will this reoccur and if so would he eventually need to be circumsised?

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