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My 5 year old son has a very weak urine stream, is this a problem?

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Dr. Nadia Ghattas
49 years experience
Weak urine stream: A weak urinary stream need to be evaluated by a pediatric urologist, a voiding cystourethrogram need to be done to check for narrowing or any form of obstruction. So please see your pediatrician & request a referral to a pediatric urologist. Good luck.
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Possibly, yes: Yes, this could be a serious problem. Take him to the pediatrician.
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
undefined 49 years experience
Of course you start with the pediatrician.
Jun 30, 2015
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Usually is: How much of a problem it is depends on the findings.By age 5 circumcised males may develop a narrowing of the urine outlet of the penis.It is less common for uncircumcised. If they have a mild inflammation at that site, conservative treatment with meds may improve it.Often it provides enough of a problem that the kid needs to have the outlet widened(dilated) by a urologist (under anesthesia

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