Study: Toilet Seat Injuries to Little Boys Appear to Be on the RiseGo HERE to read what is now advised to prevent these injuries.
There's evidence that crush injuries due to falling toilet seats may be on the rise, Dr. Joe Philip of Leighton Hospital in Crewe and colleagues warn in a letter in BJU (British Journal of Urology) International.
While he and his colleagues typically see just one or two such cases a year, if any, Philip told Reuters Health, they treated four different two- to four-year-old boys with penile crush injuries in the past several months.
Philip and his colleagues offer the following tips to help families of young boys prevent these injuries from happening....
For pity's sake, is this what the nanny state is coming to: not allowing little boys to pee on their own and installing special toilet seats, or, more idiotic yet, leaving the toilet seat up all the time?