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my son is almost 3 and i think he has a inverted penis

every since my son was born his penis has been hiding the doctor said that it was a fat pad and it would go away when he started walking well he is lamost 3 now and no change he is still hiding what should i do thanks

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Asked by SNOOKERDOODLE at 3:26 PM on Nov. 23, 2008 in Kids' Health

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  • Take him to a different pediatrician and see what they say.For something like this, its better to have 2 opinions.

    Answer by Kat122 at 3:32 PM on Nov. 23, 2008

  • 2nd opinion for sure. Does he have a problem urinating?

    Answer by Southerncharmes at 3:39 PM on Nov. 23, 2008

  • no he pees fine

    Answer by SNOOKERDOODLE at 4:06 PM on Nov. 23, 2008

  • Are you talking about the condition known as "hidden penis" where the penis is all there but stuck inside? Or something else?

    Answer by sjanel at 8:29 PM on Nov. 23, 2008

  • his penis is all there and i can bring it out all the way but it just hides in the fat

    Answer by SNOOKERDOODLE at 9:10 AM on Nov. 24, 2008

  • Is he circumcised? Sometimes they take off too much and the penis ends up like that. Other than that it does sound like he'll just grow out of it... but I'm really not sure. Sorry I couldn't be helpful.

    Answer by sjanel at 9:56 AM on Nov. 24, 2008

  • he is circumcised but it not like i wont come out it does all the way but when he is standing it looks like fat all around it and he cant come out

    Answer by SNOOKERDOODLE at 11:11 AM on Nov. 24, 2008

  • A concealed penis is a normal-sized penis that lays hidden in the pubic fat pad. This condition is also called buried penis or hidden penis. Some children are born this way, and for some it happens after circumcision. It is common in infants and toddlers, and occasionally seen in older children and obese adolescents. If the penis can be easily exposed by gently pulling on it or by pressing down on the surrounding fat pad, then the situation will usually correct itself over time. Sometimes surgery is needed for concealed penis.

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 11:18 AM on Nov. 24, 2008

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