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My 9 year old son woke up with a swollen painful penis,

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Hi, my 9 year old son woke up with a swollen painful penis, complaining that the pain is at the tip of his penis and goes up into his stomach, to his belly button. He says it is a sharp pain.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 1 year ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.

Painful swollen penis can be due to urethritis or balanitis.

Stone in the urinary tract can also possible.

You can give Motrin.

Neosporin cream can be applied.

Give him more fluid.

He may need oral antibiotic to cure infection.

You should take him to doctor for an evaluation.

Urine test, ultrasonography can be needed.

I hope this information will be helpful.
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Wish him healthy life.