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Question: Found lump on son's penis


 Rozz - Sun Feb 19, 2006 2:12 pm

I was wondering if anyone knew anything about lumps occuring on the penis??

My son is 3 years old and I just noticed a hard lump on the side of his penis underneath the skin. He has no medical history, has been extremely healthy (other than the odd ear infection).

Does anyone know what this could possibly be?!! I would appreciate any advice.

Thanks.
 MichelleRNC - Thu May 18, 2006 9:02 am

Any " hard lump" on the skin in my opinion needs to be seen. Was your son circumsized? Has he been seen by the doctor yet? If he was what were you told. Were you referred to a pediatric urologist or dermatologist?

Your conclusion may comfort another mother also searching for answers.

It is so difficult to give advise on skin related issues with out examining them first. Some need to be treated, and others don't.

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