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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Are you circumcised?: The redness could be skin irritation or fungal infection.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Steroid cream or : Surgery . Prescription strength steroid cream e.g. Betamethasone or kenalog (triamcinolone) applied twice daily for a few weeks over tight are. May t ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Sterling
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MusicToMySmears: Well it ain't strawberry ice cream! Stuff can collect in there, called "smegma"(after that famous L.A. 70's experimental band...).And smegma should be ... Read More
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
11 years experience Internal Medicine
Balanitis: Swelling/redness/creamy discharge of the head of the penis is likely due to a bacterial or fungal infection. Practicing proper hygiene will add in it ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Fishman
34 years experience Urology
Balanoposthitis: Balanoposthitis is the inflammatory condition you have described. It can be caused by untreated fungal/monilial infections. Topical anti-fungal creams ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
30 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: It sounds like your son may have phimosis with balanitis a common inflammation/infection of the foreskin. In any case it should be checked by the doct ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
50 years experience Medical Oncology
Get checked/Urologis: A urologist is a specialist who can best help you as you may need circumcision once the pain and inflammation subsides. Right now this area needs to b ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It happens: Sometimes they can trap body secretions called smegma under the folds of tissue & that can attract skin germs. Gently pulling back the foreskin &a ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Foreskin red lines: I advise you to see a your primary care doctor or a urologist. Perhaps it's just normal.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Correct: Apply ample amount of vaseline or other lubricant and gently pull back the retracted foreskin.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
See dermatologist: sometimes people got yeast infection around/in that area. check it out.

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