Hypospadias

Hypospadias is a congenital condition in which urethra’s opening on the underside of the penis instead of forming at the tip of the penis. The common signs and symptoms of hypospadias may include downward curve of the penis, undescended testicle, undeveloped foreskin, and abnormal urination. Surgery helps correct hypospadias.

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Why is the opening of my penis not at the tip?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 27 years old, and I have an embarrassing problem with my penis. The opening of my penis, from where the urine comes out is not at the tip, and it is slightly lower. I am still a virgin. Will it be a problem for my sex life? Is it a major problem?  Read Full »


Dr. Devendra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Good that you have come out with your issue. This is called hypospadias. But from your description, it appears subcoronal, that is, it is not very severe, as you can manage your stream. Kindly share a picture of your erect penis from the side and below, to see the...  Read Full »

Why do my weak urine stream even get worse while ejaculating?

Query: Hello doctor, I have always had a weak urine stream. I had medicines several times for bladder infections, never feel like I fully urinate. But lately, I have a bigger issue, I find myself not able to urinate sometimes, I recently realized if I ejaculate then it is worse. Two nights ago, after se...  Read Full »


Dr. Ankush Jairath

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have a few queries before jumping on to the conclusion. Have you ever been catheterized? Any history of trauma? smoker? Or any chronic illness (diabetes or hypertension)? Any record of RGU or MCUG or ultrasound is done before? Have you been on any medications for this...  Read Full »

Is surgery mandatory for hypospadias in newborn?

Query: Hello doctor, My newborn baby boy has mild hypospadias with missing foreskin (looks like naturally circumcised) although he is passing urine without any problem. Is there anything to concern about this? Do we require surgery for our child? Is there any problem if we do not opt for any surgery?  Read Full »


Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. I would like to know a few more details to answer your question better. From where does he pass urine, tip of the penis or from below the surface? If it is below the surface, how far from the tip is it? Usually, children with hypospadi...  Read Full »

Will one inch flaccid penis at the age of 16 likely to grow?

Query: Hello doctor, I barely turned 16 and my penis is only 1" when flaccid and about 4" when erect. I suffer from hypospadias and I wonder if it will grow?  Read Full »


Dr. Bharat Udey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It takes a lot of courage to discuss problems related to genital, and it feels good that you have that courage. Regarding your first query about the size of your penis, as you told that in the flaccid state it measures 1" and in erect state 4", and that you are just...  Read Full »

Can scar reopening after surgery cause urinary problem in hypospadias patient?

Query: Hello doctor, My son is 5 years old. He is born with hypospadias and had a stage 1 surgery to fix it back two years back. Everything went well so far. However, the following symptoms are now showing up. From the last week, he started to complain when passing urine saying it was stinging him. We wen...  Read Full »


Dr. Karthik Rajan

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your query. I would like to know a few more details. You mentioned stage 1 surgery was performed two years back. When was the second stage done? Did he complain of any urinary problems after surgery? The most likely cause is an infection given his hi...  Read Full »

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