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When changing my 8 month old sons diaper I have noticed sometimes that his penis is erect. Is this normal? I didn't think this happened until puberty

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Designed to do so

The newborn or infant penis is fully capable of forming an erection from birth on.
I occasionally see it when i prepare for their circumcision. It is usually transient & has no particular significance.

In brief: Designed to do so

The newborn or infant penis is fully capable of forming an erection from birth on.
I occasionally see it when i prepare for their circumcision. It is usually transient & has no particular significance.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Not a problem.

This is a non-sexual response to either sensations from the bladder or contact with the diaper.
In itself, nothing to worry about!

In brief: Not a problem.

This is a non-sexual response to either sensations from the bladder or contact with the diaper.
In itself, nothing to worry about!
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
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