Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: cat | 2012-06-18

Q.

torn scrotum

hi there,

my son (turning 3 in a month) fell at school today and has torn his scrotum. He had to get two stitches - under anesthetic. there does not seem to be more damage than just the tear. Is there anything we need to be worried about when something like this happens or something that we have to keep an eye out for?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is an unusual injury. It is important to be sure that no damage was caused to his testicles due to the fall. So make sure that they are not swollen and in particular that your son does not complain about pain.If he does please ask your doctor to see him again.

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