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Treatment for micro penis in teens - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My son is 15 years old and has a micropenis. How to go about it. How the normal size can be gained and advise the speciality of the doctor who can cure this.
Doctor :   Hi,
User :   luteinizing hormone 2.85, follicle stimulating hormone 2.66, prolactin 7.47, free test 2.22
Doctor :   Since he is 15 years its not advisable to diagnose micopenis now
Doctor :   he needs to be 18 for it
User :   what is the right age
Doctor :   18
Doctor :   as the penis grows up to the age of 18
User :   consulted one endocrinologist and he has put him on Inj sustanon 100 mg 1/4th am i/m 3 weekly since 16/11/2010. what r the side effects
Doctor :   hence wait till 18 if the size do not improve by then he should be consulted to a urologist and a sexologist
User :   what abount his puberty
Doctor :   he is still in his puberty
Doctor :   may i know how is facial growing ?
User :   which doctor should i consult for second opinion - endocrinologist or urologist . can u suggest a seasoned doctor for that in mumbai
User :   facilal growth is manly but the only issue is with the size of his penis
Doctor :   a combined opinion of urologist and sexologist is needed to rule out the cause of endocrine abnormality
Doctor :   do not worry , he is well in his puberty
Doctor :   its common for the penis to be late in attaining the adult size
User :   free testosterone is 2.22,
Doctor :   the growth can be expected till 18 to 20 years of age
Doctor :   thats a goos reading
Doctor :   good*
User :   Bone age test (L-Wrist AP & L Elbow AP): bone age is more than 11 years and less than 16 years. Why this test and what it means.
Doctor :   this test is done to know the general growth
Doctor :   and the report is normal
User :   he is in Jammu. Is the problem so serious to call him to mumbai to get further consultation.
Doctor :   no,
User :   I may be offending, but may I know your background and speciality to gain confidence.
Doctor :   do not worry as i said give some time
Doctor :   I am a General Physician, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   should we stop Inj Sustanon.
Doctor :   Sine when is he on this injection and may i know why was i put on it ?
Doctor :   he*
User :   Suggested by an Endocrinologist at Jammu under his treatment since Feb'09. Inj started from 16/11. only one dose given so far. what r side effects.
Doctor :   side effects include more masculine characters like over grown facial hair and pubic hair
Doctor :   tough muscular body
User :   he is my nephew and in jammu. is it workable if i can consult specialized doctor suggested by you with all the reports and prescriptions.
Doctor :   yes, i think its not advisable giving testosterone injections when the blood level is normal
Doctor :   hence consult the specialists i advised and then go by there opinion
User :   any names please
Doctor :   Please give me a minute
Doctor :   May i know where in Mumbai you reside ?
User :   chembur, but distance is no issue, i need best treatment
User :   FT3 : 3.73, FT4: 1.07 & TSH 7.28, dihydrotestosterone: 299.6
User :   shoul ejaculation start at this age
Doctor :   The above doctor is one amongst the best i know
Doctor :   yes, ejaculation would have been started by now
Doctor :   as you say small penis size then sure he would have problems with it
Doctor :   Are you there ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   should we go for the second dose of sustanon after 3 months.
Doctor :   i think you have to consult the specialist before the injection
Doctor :   i see there is no need of the injection when the blood levels of the hormone are pretty fine
User :   dr. mokashi is endo or urologist
Doctor :   he is an urologist , but also he has endocrinologist working in the same set up
Doctor :   you will be able to consult both at a time
User :   you have given too much confidence
User :   thanks........
Doctor :   do not worry , its not a serious illness
Doctor :   and for sure it will resolve on its own
Doctor :   but its better to consult before going for any hormonal medicines
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me , kindly provide your feedback
Doctor :   Bye for now
Doctor :   take care
User :   good
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