A 25-year-old male asked:
Red rashes on glans penis and inside foreskin. Red patches and itchy. I live in a hostel.
1 doctor answer
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan answered
56 years experience in Dermatology
Balanitis, phimosis: This is due to a tiny amount of URINE trapped under the foreskin. Yeasts and smegma bacteria ferment the urine into irritating products. Circumcision is a quick and easy cure. Castellani solution is very effective. Always hold back the foreskin during urination and hold back for a minute after. After urinating rinse off or blot with a tissue.
Answered on Jan 13, 2019
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