The most common sign of a micropenis is penis size in a baby that is less than 1.9 cm when stretched gently.
The symptoms of micropenis can seem like other health conditions. Make sure your child sees his healthcare provider for a diagnosis.
Treatment will depend on your child’s symptoms, age, and general health. It will also depend on how severe the condition is.
Your child may be referred to specialists. These may include:
Hormone therapy may be used for some children. These can help to cause penile growth. In some cases, your child may need surgery. Talk with your child’s healthcare providers about the risks, benefits, and possible side effects of all treatments.
Call the healthcare provider if your child has:
Tips to help you get the most from a visit to your child’s healthcare provider:
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