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Penis of a newborn seems to be deformed - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Penis Problems
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hi
User :   i'm concerned about my newborn son. he was successfully born about two weeks ago, but i noticed when changing his diaper than his penis seems deformed. he doesnt seem to have a head on his penis; skin covers the whole thing and it's tight at the end.
Doctor :   ok
User :   my husband's penis doesnt have this skin, its just the shaft and then the head, fully exposed
Doctor :   does the baby urinate properly
User :   yes, but when will my son's penis's head show?
User :   it's got excess skin
Doctor :   ok
User :   my husband doesn't have this
Doctor :   its better for pedaitrcian
Doctor :   see the case
Doctor :   but this type of problem doesnot run in family
User :   i heard there's an operation to change the appearance of my son's penis, but i don't know much about it
User :   that's a relief
Doctor :   if needed surgery can be done
User :   what's it called?
Doctor :   some times
User :   so i can bring it up
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   but for these operation your child should be
Doctor :   atleast 8m-1yr
User :   but like my son's penis has skin that glides over the head and stuff, but my husband's skin is not mobile
User :   he cannot pull skin over his head of his penis
User :   why are they different?

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