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A 26-year-old female asked:

My son's scrotum has been red for 4 days now. there are also red bumps below and around his scrotum. what could it be?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
How old is your son?: Is he in diapers? Is he an adult? Makes a big differ4nce. Please resubmit with age of child.
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