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Can a small penis on my 9 year old son be an ...

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Can a small penis on my 9 year old son be an indicator of what size it will be when he is an adult?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  D. Baron, MD replied 9 years ago.
There are a number of reasons that a boy's penis may appear to be small and should be evaluated by the doctor. To see if your son has "micro penis", the stretched penis length should be measured. This is done by gently stretching the penis and measuring from the pubic bone at the base to the tip. If a 9 year old boy has a stretched penis length of less than 1.5 inches, it's considered a "micro penis". It doesn't usually affect sexual functioning of the penis. This may be helpful to you: http://www.drgreene.com/21_652.html

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