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is it normal to have a really large, dark vein on your penis?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Dorsal vein: You are probably seeing the superficail dorsal vein of your penis, which is normal. If concerned, see a dr. And get an evaluation.

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Should I be worried that my baby tugs on his penis?

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Dr. Sharon Gilliland
Pediatrics 36 years experience
No: Absolutely not. It is completely normal for an infant to tug on, fondle or rub his penis once he's developmentally capable of finding it with his hand.
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How can I care for my uncircumcised baby's penis?

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Dr. Irwin Berkowitz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Nothing: There is no care necessary for a newborn's uncircumcised penis. Most times the foreskin cannot be retracted initially so trying to pull it back will result in pain and possible scarring.
A 40-year-old member asked:

Is it normal to get varicose veins?

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Dr. Kevin Fleishman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Yes: Varicose veins are common during pregnancy. If they are bothersome, i recommend compression stockings.
A 21-year-old member asked:

Is penis traction treatment appropriate for me?

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
Family Medicine 43 years experience
No: Do not get into stretching exercises to enlarge the penis. Outside of the approved vacuum device to allow an erection, don't manipulate the penis to enlarge it. It is dangerous. Enjoy what you have and when it is worn out, we will see about getting you a new one.
Dr. Bryan Levey
Dr. Bryan Levey commented
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Get a new one now. It's the holiday season and Wal-mart is running a special.
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A 44-year-old member asked:

What should I do for a hypospadias 1 inch away from the tip of my penis?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
See pedi urologist: An experienced pediatric urologist, or a reconstructive urologic surgeon with plenty of experience with urethral reconstruction, are probably the best drs. To deal with this problem. We advise patients that the urinary meatus should reach the the coronal sulcus (groove at base of glans) for satisfactory fertilility. Alternative is to do nothing if functions (urination & sex) are satisfactory..

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