Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Christine de Villiers | 2010/09/07

Q.

Foreskin has grown onto the penis

Foreskin has grown onto the penis- my son is now 19months

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Please see my answer to a similar question today. It would be best to ask a paediatric urologist to see you son.

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Posted by: WJA | 2010/09/10

This is a normal condition for young boys. The foreskin has not grown attached, your son was born that way. His foreskin will naturally detach from the penis head, normally between the ages of 4 and 16. By pulling back the foreskin you are causing damage to the foreskin that will lead to problems later on in life.
As long as your son can urinate, leave the foreskin.

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