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I don't think this has anything to do with neutering, but I do think he's "training" you, and you have to get a handle on it. If he REALLY needs to go potty during the night, (doubtful at his age unless he has a UTI) take him out without saying a word, then when he has gone, bring him right back in, still no talking, and into his pen. He may bark, but don't give in. You may have a rough few of nights, but he HAS to learn that he can't disrupt the family's sleep, and that night is NOT the time for play. Eventually he will learn that he's not getting what he wants, and settle back down.
The only other thing is, make sure he has finished teething. 7 months is a bit late, but if his mouth is sore, that could be keeping him up. In that case, it's something that will pass on its own anyway, as long as you don't pay him too much attention.
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