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My 12 year old son got hit in the penis and now it hurts to pee

my 12 year old son just got hit in the penis straight on with a soccer ball. he said there was some blood on his underwear as if he had a cut on the under side and it hurts to pee. it hurts to walk, lie down, and doesn t want to shower because the water will hurt to get it wet. should we be concerned about more than a little bruising? should we take him to dr? in the last two months he broke his foot and had his tonsils out so don t want him to miss any more school.
Asked On : Wed, 26 Jan 2011
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If there is no blackish discolouration of the skin associated with visible swelling then he can be observed. If they are present then he will need to get the haematoma drained to relieve obstruction to urination. You can apply antibiotic ointment to the bruising if it is superficial. You can use cool water which will not hurt him much.If any injury to testis or if he is peeing blood he needs to be seen by the Surgeon to evaluate possible damage. Next time he can wear a groin guard while playing such sports.
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