A 28-year-old member asked:

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
Pediatrics 35 years experience
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..
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 48 years experience
? 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.
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