my son was circumcise a month after he was born. He is now three years old and goes to school and is always around my parents or my husband parents, my husband or myself.
He complained that his Tommy hurt but after finishing going to the bathroom he complain that his penis hurt. we washed it soap and water, then few drops of camomile tea, the water. this morning he woke up to urinate and right under the head of his penis was red and swollen. Im worried because he waent back to sllep like nothing but he has high tolerance for pain my boy is tuff. Please what can i do?
As any parent would be it sounds that you are concerned that there is a red and swollen area and he complained of pain there too. The fact that he has been circumcised is a reason that I would suggest that you assess or rule out the possiblity that his penile skin is too short. Many circumcisions lead to this complication if too much foreskin is removed. If it is it may cause a pulling of the skin back away from the glans during his erections. Erections are normal in all ages and most likely to occur in the boy's REM sleep. The bottom of the penis right next to the glans is called the frenulum. The frenulum is actually a portion of the foreskin that is highly sensitive and less elastic in one direction than the other skin of the foreskin or of the penis shaft. Most types of circumcision leave a portion of this frenulum and cause it to become the point where the penile skin pulls more during erections.
If tight skin is not the source of the trouble consider the possibility that a local trauma may have preceeded.
Other is a urinary tract infection or irritation. A great number of boys try inserting objects into their urinary opening. Even thought the object is removed or has fallen out the inflammation and pain increase after the occurence of urination.
Many soaps are harmful and simply too harsh for a young boy's penis and the efforts to clean the penis only lead to extra irritation and amplify any existing inflammation. The best routine daily cleaning is done with pure water only.
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