Don’t Let Your Child’s Quality of Life Go Down, Recognize 3 Penis Abnormalities That Can Be Overcome Through Surgery

Suara.com – Many parents in Indonesia are not familiar with various disorders of the penis and urinary tract, until after an adult boy it was discovered that he had an abnormality.

This condition was an uproar in Indonesia because it was experienced by the Women’s National Volleyball Athlete, Aprilia Manganang who turned out to be a man, and after the action was taken, she changed her identity to Aprilio Perkasa Manganang.

Urology Specialist at Eka Hospital Cibubur, dr. Gampo Alam Irdam, Sp.U said that penis and urinary tract abnormalities in boys cannot be ignored because they will affect the quality of life of the sufferer.

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“Disorders can be seen from birth or can develop over time. Not infrequently, some of these disorders require surgery by a urologist to improve the symptoms and condition of the patient,” said dr. Gampo through a statement received by Suara.com, Wednesday (31/8/2022).

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The following are 3 disorders of the penis and urinary tract that need to be watched out for and recognized by the general public according to dr. Gampo.

1. Hypospadias

This disorder occurs from birth where the opening of the urethra or urinary opening is located at the bottom of the penis.

Common symptoms include an abnormal opening of the urethra (which can be located near the head of the penis to under the testicles), a downward curvature of the penis, and abnormal spraying of urine when urinating.

Surgery is required to treat and correct and reposition the urethral opening to the tip of the penis.

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“Surgery will be easier for patients aged 6 to 18 months. The surgical process in adults tends to be more difficult, with a higher incidence of complications and a lower success rate,” said dr. Gampo.


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