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A 33-year-old female asked about a 6-year-old male:

my son is almost 7 and he has flat dark spot on his penis shaft and head. they appear to be discoloration under the skin. should i be worried?

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Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Probably not: But it's easy to have your pediatrician evaluate it at his next visit.

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A male asked:

My son is 17 and he is uncircumsized, yet the skin on his penis doesn't cover any of the head. It stops just before the glands. Is this normal?

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Dr. John Tillett
Urology 22 years experience
Maybe: Some men wear their foreskin in the retracted position where the glans, or head, of the penis is exposed. As long as this is not painful and he can easily replace the foreskin over the glans without resistence, it is probably okay. If you are stilll, worried, he should be examined by a local urologist.
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A 24-year-old female asked:

My son was circ and the skin triedto reattach to the penis so theres loose fat patch of skin was told to pull it down after baths havent notice chang?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
It happens: This happens occasionally.Gently pulling back the redundant skin during bathing sometimes help adherent skin separate and uncover the attached area. I would just have the doc monitor this during well visits. Rarely they will need to do a separation procedure as the kid get older but that can be avoided if your efforts are successful.

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