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How does surgery work to treat hypospadias?

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This is when the opening of the urethra, where pee and semen come out through the tip of the penis, is located elsewhere on or near the penis. If the opening is near the tip, the penis can work well enough to leave it alone.

But often surgery is needed to move the urethra and opening. This often includes straightening the penis. The surgery aims to make the penis look normal and to place the urethral opening as close as possible to the tip of the penis.

From: What is Hypospadias? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

CDC: “Facts about Hypospadias.”

Cleveland Clinic, Diseases and Conditions, Hypospadias: “Hypospadias.”

Hypospadias and Epispadias Association Inc.

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions, Hypospadias.”

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on August 01, 2018

SOURCES:

CDC: “Facts about Hypospadias.”

Cleveland Clinic, Diseases and Conditions, Hypospadias: “Hypospadias.”

Hypospadias and Epispadias Association Inc.

Mayo Clinic: “Diseases and Conditions, Hypospadias.”

Reviewed by Lisa Bernstein on August 01, 2018

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