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How to clean smegma on my child (7yr) penis. We tried warm bath, retracted the foreskin..But he has lt of pain. ?

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Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Pediatrics
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In brief: ADHERENT FORESKIN,

When penile foreskin gets attached to the glans penis, the natural greasy white substance 'smegma' gets trapped in the constricted part(corona glandis).
Over time, smegma accumulation makes a bump, smelling, can get infected. This is seen more in obese boys, as their penis gets buried in the pubic fat. For pain give Ibuprofen 2-3 times daily, use vaseline on the area to prevent recurrent adhesion.

In brief: ADHERENT FORESKIN,

When penile foreskin gets attached to the glans penis, the natural greasy white substance 'smegma' gets trapped in the constricted part(corona glandis).
Over time, smegma accumulation makes a bump, smelling, can get infected. This is seen more in obese boys, as their penis gets buried in the pubic fat. For pain give Ibuprofen 2-3 times daily, use vaseline on the area to prevent recurrent adhesion.
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics
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In brief: Benzocaine

Use Benzocaine as suggested previously.

In brief: Benzocaine

Use Benzocaine as suggested previously.
Dr. Oscar Novick
Dr. Oscar Novick
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