advertisement

Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Stan | 2008/06/12

Q.

Baby's penis swollen

My son (1 yrs 4 mnths) has a swollen penis and it seem to have puss coming out, this cant be normal and what could be coursing that. when i touch he held crys

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This could be due to an infection of the tip of the penis. This is known as phymosis. Please ask your doctor to see your baby.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

2
user comments

C.

Posted by: bruce | 2009/04/07

my son is 1 yr and 5 mnths and has not been circumsised. i bath him every night and being a father i know the importance of drawing the foreskin back when washing the the little mans wikie,however it has come to my attention that he is in severe pain and the winkie is a little red but not -|- . it is also a little swollen ..........can somebody help me with some advice please.

Reply to bruce
Posted by: SBN | 2008/06/12

It's not normal. You need to take him to a doctor. It's sore for them. It's a kind of infection.

Reply to SBN

Want to comment?

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.