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A 34-year-old female asked:

My 21 mo old boy has had a red, painful scrotum today. looks raw, not swollen. cries when i try to wipe it. he's asleep now-is this an er trip?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 42 years experience
NO!: Sounds like the skin around the scrotum is irritated and sensitive making it painful . Apply maalox antacid to the affected areas to help with discomfort till it heals.

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Last updated Mar 12, 2013

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