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Its it possible for a 8 year old boy to get an erection? (my little cousin had an erection & he is 8 years old)

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Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Penile erection age: There is no specific age when it an happen. It can even happen in infancy.
Dr. Shivinder Deol
Anti-Aging Medicine 46 years experience
Precocious puberty: We are seeing a trend for early puberty in children. It may be from overuse of hormones in general population, added hormones to our animals and thus in food, and zenoestrogens (hormone mimicking pollutants).

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Last updated May 21, 2019

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