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i have a 2 year old boy with an uncircumsised penis the top by the body looks a little red and swoll?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Mild skin rash?: A toddler with some redness and skin puffiness at the base of his penis, where it connects to the rest of his body, often has candida (yeast rash), irritated skin, eczema (sensitive skin rash), or any combination of the three. If the child complains about the area, a pediatrician should evaluate it. If the child has no complaints, a parent can try lotriminaf cream for 2-3 days before seeing a dr..
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
? adhesions: Occasionally the remaining foreskin reattaches to the glans and allows accumulation of debris underneath, causing the redness your doctor can tell, if dr kwok's suggestions do not work.
Answered on Feb 11, 2014
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Pls see his doctor: Asap, and don't try to retract the foreskin, good luck

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