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Foreskin issues

(4 Posts)
jakesmum05 Fri 24-Oct-08 11:42:39

I'm so sorry, i do realise that this has been discussed before and i have read them etc and gleaned some very helpful advice.

However, my 3.5 yo has quite a long foreskin and it is tight. I have tried at bath time to pull it back, but just don't know how much pressure to apply. He doesn't complain that i'm hurting him when i do it so should i try harder. It is always quite red and he sometimes wees in 2 jets recently, if you know what mean. He never complains that it's hurting him and it's not been infected.

Also i dread the day i have to seek medical advise because he wouldn't let the doctor listen to his chest when he had a cough a while ago, he certainly won't let him see his willy!

Any practical advise would be great.

Thanks so much

MorticiaAnnSpookington Fri 24-Oct-08 11:45:36

Don't whatever you do try to force it back,my doc said this when I took ds last year..he has quite a tight foreskin but no huge probs,it will apparently loosen itself...ds is very nervous in doctors or dentists and hates being examined but he was surprisingly ok (mind you is a lot older than your ds) - I should go,just for reassurance.

LoolaBoys Fri 24-Oct-08 11:46:24

I don't know much about foreskins other than my GP told me they usually don't pull back until the age of 5, so I think you have time to let things happen anturally before you need to worry.

jakesmum05 Fri 24-Oct-08 19:46:34

thank you very much.

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