Pain in Penis Causes | Children Penile Pain Problem Diagnosis

Question:

Quite often my son develops pain in the penis. His urine report & complete abdomen scan is clear. He goes to toilet (stool) whenever the pain occurs and the pain lasts for 3-4 days. Can you advice what will be the cause. Some doctors say it is due to intestinal worm infection. Is it correct?

Answer:

Penis pain is experienced on the skin or within the penile region. Has he been checked for phymosis? It is a condition where the opening of the foreskin of the penis is small. Many times in children the pain in the penis is caused by phymosis where the fore skin is too tight or did not stretch while growing, another possibility is that he has bruising from a fall or trauma to the scrotum.

Causes of Penis Pain

  • Injury to the penis
  • Paraphymosis
  • Phymosis
  • Inflammation of the foreskin
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Penis skin infection
  • Urethral stricture
  • Kidney and bladder stone

You may consult a pediatric urologist for his pain, to come to the right diagnosis.

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