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Doctor insights on: Anatomic Penile Abnormalities In Children

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Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more


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What sort of blood test can indicate abnormalities if there is inflammation in the penile region? Can glandular fever have any connection?

What sort of blood test can indicate abnormalities if there is inflammation in the penile region? Can glandular fever have any connection?

Labs are secondary: Visible lesions here are diagnosed primarily on the physical exam. If the lesion could be syphilis, you'll want labs. If the lesion could be chlamydia / gonorrhea, microbe studies. If it's a visible lesion, consider biopsy. Big lymph nodes? History and physical exam. ...Read more

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I have some strange abnormalities on my penis. Bad circ?

I have some strange abnormalities on my penis. Bad circ?

Can't tell: If you are concerned with an abnormality on your penis i suggest discussing it with your personal physician who can directly look at and diagnose the problem. ...Read more

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My 7yr. Old son is constantly grabbing his penis. He says it hurts. No burning just pain. Water makes it worse. I gave it a visual inspection. I see no abnormalities or color difference. We have no insurance. Please help.

My 7yr. Old son is constantly grabbing his penis. He says it hurts. No burning just pain. Water makes it worse. I gave it a visual inspection. I see no abnormalities or color difference. We have no insurance. Please help.

Contact Your State : Pediatric care is offen covered in your state through primary care public health or community health programs. Look on line at the following site to help id a primary care center.

http://bphc.hrsa.gov, or contact your state health. ...Read more

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3 years old boy touching his penis a lot embarrassing me exposing it in public, can children in this age be sexually excited or he has some infection?

3 years old boy touching his penis a lot embarrassing me exposing it in public, can children in this age be sexually excited or he has some infection?

Concerns: I would be concerned about this behavior if he has a pattern of repeatedly exposing his penis in public. Sometimes little boys touch their penises to reassure them self that it is still there. Touching the penis can feel pleasurable. I would be concerned that exposing himself and constantly touching himself might be related to feeling anxious or over-stimulated. I will refer this question to. ...Read more

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My penis is curved towards left.Could i be able to have childrens ... I mean can my sperm still reaches the correct position to fertilize the egg ?

My penis is curved towards left.Could i be able to  have childrens  ... I mean can my sperm still reaches the correct position to fertilize the egg ?

Yes,...: Some deviation in which direction the penis points at erection will not affect your ability to inseminate your female sexual partner as long as she is functionally and anatomically sound, and the quality of the sperms in the semen is normal. Remember: almost every man's penis at erection will point to a different direction or with some curvature; none is born perfect. ...Read more

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Will masturbation make penis balls smaller ? Hi, i have been mastrubating for 6 years. My penis ( i feel) balls are smaller since of masturbation. Will this affect to give birth for children? Sometimes in the day i get pains only with the balls during

Will masturbation make penis balls smaller ? Hi, 

i have been mastrubating for 6 years. My penis ( i feel) balls are smaller since of masturbation.

Will this affect to give birth for children? Sometimes in the day i get pains only with the balls during

Masturbation : Masturbation does not cause a decrease in penis or testicle size.
Frequent masturbation should not affect your ability to have children.
The fact that you have testicular pain is more worrisome. You should have a complete examination/appropriate testing by your doctor.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Pain on the glans penis. Only hurts w/ contact No discoloration or skin abnormalities or any other symptoms I'm circumcised Any idea what it could be?

Pain on the glans penis. Only hurts w/ contact No discoloration or skin abnormalities or any other symptoms I'm circumcised Any idea what it could be?

See remark: It is hard to guess,how long has this been going on?
Just to test if it is a simple problem,get from a drug store a topical anesthetic cream and apply a dab on the area twice a day for a week .If it still persists,I am afraid you need to consult with a urologist
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I have penile erection but fail to maintain it for longer time i.E it is not much hard.What can I do to maintain it hard and stiffen during erection?

I have penile erection but fail to maintain it for longer time i.E it is not much hard.What can I do to maintain it hard and stiffen during erection?

The so common ED: Erectile dysfunction, inability to get and/or maintain an erection, is very common---much more than people like to admit. Premature ejaculation (come too early) is also extremely common and this frustrates many couple.
You are only 18, erection quality should be good, so i suggest seeing doc/sex therapist to find out exactly why--as there are good therapies available. Good luck. ...Read more

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Call vitamin e improve penile scarring?

Call vitamin e improve penile scarring?

What do you mean?: what do you mean by penile scarring,from a surgery,accident,circumcision,bad burn,a skin condition?
knowing what kind of scarring will help us help you what to do.
usually we use vitamin E topically by squeezing the oil or the fluid out of the pill for regular abdominal scars from surgery
.try and see
you can use any of the cream available OTC for the same purpose as well.
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What is the correct anatomical term for the tear line?

What is the correct anatomical term for the tear line?

Tear meniscus : Tear meniscus:
a thin strip of tear fluid with concave outer surfaces at the upper and lower lid margins. It contains most of the exposed tear volume. The absence of a tear meniscus is an indication of a dry eye. Syn. Marginal tear strip; lacrimal prism; tear prism, tear line.

I hope you were asking about the eye!
hope that helps. ...Read more

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What causes, what are known as, "growing pains" on a anatomical level?

What causes, what are known as, "growing pains" on a anatomical level?

See below: There is no evidence that 'growing pains" are related to growth spurts. These pains are felt not to be due to bone, joint or muscle disease but to usual childhood physical activities including running, jumping, climbing, sports activities, etc. They occur as muscle aches which come and go, but often occur at dinnertime and bedtime, during the night. An exam by your doc can tell if no pathology. ...Read more

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Why do men get penile numbness?

Why do men get penile numbness?

Penis symptoms: They don't. This is unusual. I would advise the man in this situation to get directly to a urologist to figure this out. ...Read more

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How does penile injury stunt growth?

How does penile injury stunt growth?

It doesnt: Injury to the penis either before or after puberty in no way can stunt a person's overall growth ...Read more

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How is a nocturnal penile tumescence test done?

How is a nocturnal penile tumescence test done?

Nocturnal tumescence: Two ways. Simplest is a paper-like band placed around the flaccid penis at bedtime. The other is a cuff placed around the penis which is attached to a monitor. ...Read more

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Please help there's bump by base of penile shaft?

Please help there's bump by base of penile shaft?

Here are some...: Info provided is insufficient to deduce Dx; more detailing of the bump is needed, such as: how long does it present? Has it grown? Does it hurt you? It is on or within or beneath or deep beneath the skin? To deduce right Dx has not to be that hard by following instructions described in http://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. More? Seek evaluation & counseling preferably by urologist. ...Read more

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Could sea buck thorn oil be applied on penile injury?

Could sea buck thorn oil be applied on penile injury?

Here are some...: Your Q seems implying you sustained superficial penile injury, for which the most common effective care is keep the affected area as clean & dry as possible, and using topical agent may be optional. Sea Bucckthorn oil has been used as a common non-proved remedy to promote skin rash. If you wish to use it, still keep the area as clean & dry as possible. So, you use and see as advised. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Penile sores?

What is the definition or description of: Penile sores?

An open wound,...: Poorly open superficial wounds can be considered as penile sores, which may result from STD like chancre for the early stage of syphilis, unhealed genital herpes, or skin cancer. To define it, seek evaluation and counseling. ...Read more

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Is a person able to attain an erection if his penile tissue is damaged?

Is a person able to attain an erection if his penile tissue is damaged?

It depends: Most of the work actually goes on in the portion of your shaft that's on the inside. Why do you ask? ...Read more

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I'm pretty sure that I have a penile venous leakage. What am i supposed to do?

I'm pretty sure that I have a penile venous leakage. What am i supposed to do?

Consult a Urologist: He can do an examination and help determine best recommendation for preservation of erection. Good luck! ...Read more

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I was interested in getting penile injections. I have taken all of the ED pills on the market am i a canidate for injections?

I was interested in getting penile injections. I have taken all of the ED pills on the market am i a canidate for injections?

Possibly: Thank you for your question. Physicians specializing in mens health would likely perform an ultrasound to make sure that the vascular supply is not interrupted to your penis and then go over all medications with you. Some medications can prevent erection even if taking ed medication. If you are otherwise healthy, a non smoker, and no heart concerns then injections may be a viable option. ...Read more