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Monday, December 22, 2014
Urinary and Genital Disorders (Children)
Tiny hole at end of foreskin
My (9 yo) son has only a tiny hole (1-2mm diameter) at the end of foreskin causing ballooning. He also has a urinary infection causing extreme pain (now on antibiotics). Is this hole going to get bigger in time or smaller?? He cannot be seen by a specialist for 2 weeks.
If the foreskin is extremely tight, often topical steroids takes care of the problem.
Jack S Elder, MD, FACS, FAAP
Clinical Professor of Urology
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University