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16YR old MALE. Hypogonadism, micropenis. No signs of low testost as of last 2 tests (in '13+'14). Pls help with test etc. 2 get done. I'm on opioids?

16YR old MALE. Hypogonadism, micropenis. No signs of low testost as of last 2 tests (in '13+'14). Pls help with test etc. 2 get done. I'm on opioids?

Although obesity &: Opiates can impair testosterone & sperm production, seek referral to an endocrinologist who can find the cause of your congenital or acquired primary (testicular) or secondary (hypothalamic or pituitary) hypogonadism & obesity. After a history & physical, you'll have a Chromosome Analysis, maybe a Chromosomal Microarray, FSH, LH & other hormone levels + other lab & X-ray studies as indicated.

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17YR old MALE Hypogonadism, micropenis. No signs of low testosterone as of mid '14. Please help with test etc. To ask to b performed. I'm on Rx opioids?

17YR old MALE Hypogonadism, micropenis. No signs of low testosterone as of mid '14. Please help with test etc. To ask to b performed. I'm on Rx opioids?

Here are some...: Your concerned issues in genital organ/function can not be answered in a 400-letter space, and you should seek a collaborated comprehensive evaluation, treatment, monitoring, & counseling so to reach an optimal help to suit your need. Online sporadic information may adversely add more confusion, fear, and anxiety, instead of help.

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What is a micropenis?

What is a micropenis?

Abnormal small penis: Officially 2 1/2 standard deviations smaller than stretched mean erect human size of 12.5cm (5inches), thus

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What defines a micropenis?

What defines a micropenis?

Very small penis: Otherwise normal in appearance & not hypospadiac or epispadiac penises which are otherwise abnormal. Size definition is somwhat subjective, but, severely small compared to child's body size. Streched flaccid lenght (pushing down on pubic bone to tip of glans) should be more than 2.5cm in a term or 7 1/2 lb otherwise normal newborn. Below 2.5cm can be considered a micropenis.

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Micropenis question can I get my family started?

Micropenis question can I get my family started?

See below: As long as you have normal testicular function. You should not have an impairment of fertility.

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What are the options for people with micropenis?

What are the options for people with micropenis?

First, see urologist: Micropenis is something an occasional boy is born with. The doctor doing the newborn exam can tell if a penis is tiny. If a penis is normal-sized at birth, his own growth hormone and testosterone keep his penis growing until adulthood. A smaller-than-average penis is normal and not a micropenis, which is really tiny. A true micropenis is cared for by pediatricians, endocrinologists, urologists.

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What are the technical determinations for a micropenis?

What are the technical determinations for a micropenis?

Extremely small one: In my opinion, stretched flaccid length from pubis to tip of penis of 2.5 cm. In a full-term baby & less than 4 cm approaching puberty.

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What to do if I have a micropenis and can't deal with it?

What to do if I have a micropenis and can't deal with it?

Need supportive help: From a sex counselor, psychologist or psychiatrist with experience in these matters. Also sympathetic partner/s.

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On sono they think that baby has micropenis what do I do!?

On sono they think that baby has micropenis what do I do!?

See below: Try to relax. Once your child is born, the examination will give a lot of useful information. If there is still a concern, then your child's doctor will discuss what needs to be done. Most likely, a consult from a pediatric urologist, and possible endocrine doctor will be needed. I have seen this a couple of times over the years, and the child was normal, but just had a small penis.

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Please help? Is the micropenis condition in men hereditary?

Please help? Is the micropenis condition in men hereditary?

Usually not: However fathers with small penises often have sons with similar small penises. Men with true micropenises often have endocrine problems which makes them sub-fertile.

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Is there any? Treatments? For micropenis?

Is there any? Treatments? For micropenis?

Before puberty only: Low dose testosterone injections which are not effective after puberty. Dose determined by pediatric urologist or endocrinologist.

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Please let me know if there is any cure for micropenis?

Please let me know if there is any cure for micropenis?

Unfortunately: There is no cure for adults with micropenis. Testosterone shots can be given to prepubertal boys. Nothing works after puberty/.

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Is there such a thing as a female version of micropenis for the clitoris?

Is there such a thing as a female version of micropenis for the clitoris?

Undervirilized Males: Boys born with micropenis are usually undervirilized because they didn't make enough androgens or didn't respond to them in-utero at the time of genital development. Many different possibilities exist. In girls, the clitoris is very sensitive to androgens. If a girl is born virilized (like with cah), her clitoris may be quite enlarged.

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Is there any cure for micropenis? Need surgery?

Is there any cure for micropenis? Need surgery?

Yes and depends: Micro vascular free tissue transfer allows for complete reconstruction of that anatomy in cases of traumatic tissue loss. The need for surgery is a personal decision.

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What size penis constitutes a micropenis?

What size penis constitutes a micropenis?

1% percentile.: Micropenis is defined as a penile length in the 1% percentile in a given population adjusted for age. This occurs usually because of problems with the hormone system governing development, usually after 14 weeks of gestation. It can be a part of chromosomal problems such as klinefelter syndrome (47, xxy), trisomy 8, 13, and 18.

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Could a micropenis be a consequence of a errored circumcision?

Could a micropenis be a consequence of a errored circumcision?

No: Micropenis is diagnosed based on penis size, and is usually due to hormonal issues during development. It has nothing to do with circumcision.

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I got to get fully naked and doc came to the conclusion I have micropenis. What is that?

I got to get fully naked and doc came to the conclusion I have micropenis. What is that?

Depends: Depends on the size of your penis and whether you are satisfied with its function. In infants less than 2, 5 centimeters is considered a micro penis. It of course changes for adults. Check with a urologist.