Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties

140 Doctors Online
Doctor Image
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

I will be looking into your question and guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

My 2 years old son has painful erections in the night

I have a 2yr old boy who has been getting erections and lately they have become painful. they seem to be happening at night mostly and when they do come he starts screaming & crying in pain grabbing at his area. we have changed his diapers and bath soap to hyperallergenic but it does not seem to help any. I just dont know what to do anymore please help I dont like seeing my baby boy in this amount of pain. Concerned Mother
Mon, 16 Jan 2012
Report Abuse
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Procedures
Dermatologist 's  Response
hi
it can happen mainly due to excessive foreskin over glans of penis so erection become painful-phimosis
2 yr boy have erection is due to hormonal reason.
consult surgeon doctor for treatment.
minor circumcision operation will cure it
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]
Share on
 

Related questions you may be interested in

doctor1 MD

My four year tells me his head hurts he point to the top of his head. ONLY saying it one time.This has happened for two days only at night time. He is acting normal and playing . No vomiting of fever . He does have seasonal allergies and is always rubbing his eyes especially when he is on the computer. Any advice on what may be wrong?

doctor1 MD

My son is nearly 2 and he is having pain in his legs at night, the pain is in his shins and top of feet, he gets very upset and last night he woke about 4 times with it. A couple of times he has had pain in his legs during the day but it didn t last long? He has also been complaining of tummy ache during the day - don t know if its related?

doctor1 MD

helllo doctor my son is 4 years old.he is suffering from adenoids.when he gets cold then only he feels uneasy to take breath .if no cold is there breathing will be normal only. when he is 2 years that time we found he is having adenoids that time he did not sleep for whole night.but now he is sleeping well if he gets cold also but little bit uneasy in taking breathing.what we have to do now please answer us.

Recent questions on  Phimosis

doctor1 MD

Hi doctor, I am a 26 years old male. I had to undergo circumcision due to congenital phimosis in june this year. A "Shang Ring" was placed on the cut line after the surgery and thus stitches were not needed. After 8 days of surgery, the ring detached partially and it began burning. So I visited my doctor but he could not notice it. In next two days the burning sensation aggravated and i again visited the doctor. This time he removed the ring and told me that edema had occurred at the cut line and that it would heal on its own. Now three months have passed but there is no improvement on edema. What should I do now? Please help me.

doctor1 MD

I am 31 years old and married for last 2 years. I am having phimosis. I have consulted physicians and they suggested surgery. But I was not very interested as I had never any problem with that and I wanted to avoid surgery. But recently I am feeling decline in sexual urge. It may be due to my job pressure as well, which has also contributed continuous back pain. I would also like to mention that I used to masturbate a lot. I am not sure if that has got any evil effect on me.

Please suggest on my problem.

doctor1 MD

My husband had a circumcision (he's 42) after phimosis all his life. It's been 8 months, and his glans are still too painful and sensitive to touch. He's says it feels like a toothache. I wonder if perhaps he had a low grade yeast infection under the foreskin for years going unnoticed. I read untreated yeast can grow rhizomes, and become more in the mold category, going under the top layer of skin in a woman's vagina, and having nearly no symptoms, other than vulva pain similar to what my husband is now describing. He has tried all pain meds for it, including ones for nerve pain. Suggestions on what this might be, other possibilities.... would be great.

doctor1 MD

Hello Sir ,

My Age is 27 years and I am doing the Masturbation since the age of 14. Now i have realized that the my penis foreskin is increased and it covered the penis cap also when it is normal condition. Is that because of masturbation and since last 4 years I have done intercourse with too many girls in africa and in India also . Is that increased foreskin will give me any problem in future when i will get married or is that normal while looking my age .

doctor1 MD

I'm 25 and have never retracted foreskin from penis gland( mild phimosis ). When I do touch it it hurts( probably cuz I've never exposed my head in 25 years) 2 questions 1. Is preputioplasty good way to fix my problem ( since my penis head is...

doctor1 MD

Height- 5'10 Weight- 67KG Penile Measurement - Length: 5.9 - 6.0 inches Girth: 4.9 in the base, 4.5 just below the glans Dear Doctor, I am suffering from the below symptoms since June/2014. I am having penile pain and bend during erection in the...

doctor1 MD

My foreskin of penis covers all mt penis...I tried to pull it back at its head and kept it there for 1 day....but now it's hurting