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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Suggest treatment for penis injury in a child

my 5yr old nephew was playing with his cousin who is mentally challenged. He bit him on his penis but he was wearing his pyjamas . there is redness with pain . should i worry , should i put him on antibiotics ,if yes can you please prescribe the antibiotics
Mon, 31 Aug 2015
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Thanks and welcome to healthcare magic.
If the injury is not severe and bleeding you need not worry.
usually it heals of its own.
If it is infected the he needs an antibiotic like erythromycin .
Hope this answer is OK for you .
Further queries invited .
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