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A 40-year-old female asked:

my 3 year old son has a tear / cuton his penis which burns when he urinates. the area is red but no blood. area between shaft and head. he is circumcised?

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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
?Frenulum tear: Frenulum is web on underside of urinary opening, connecting penile head to shaft. Can tear. even when circumcised, and cause some burning with urination. Frenulum is usually left intact when babies are circumcised. Son may have torn it pulling penis out to urinate. Should settle on its own. Frenulum is soemtimes called "male hymen" because it can tear during initial attempts at vaginal intercoarse

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