A member asked:
my 5 year old son has a very weak urine stream, is this a problem?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Nadia Ghattas answered
47 years experience Pediatrics
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.
Answered on Jun 29, 2015
Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly, yes: Yes, this could be a serious problem. Take him to the pediatrician.
Answered on Jun 30, 2015
Dr. James Ferguson answered
45 years experience Pediatrics
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
Answered on Apr 24, 2016
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