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Cause of itchy testes in a child - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   My 5 year old son has been scratching his testicles and when he does he urinates a little bit and now his testicles are swollen and red
Doctor :   Since when have you noticed the redness and swelling?
User :   almost a week now
Doctor :   Does he have pain, fever?
User :   no i dont think so but when i wipe him cause he still wears pampers he pees
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   The symptoms may be signs of inflammation secondary to infection which may have
Doctor :   been caused due scratching and contact with urine.
Doctor :   You may have to consult a doctor - pediatrician or an urologist for physical examination.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   also the redness is almost to the point of bleeding
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I suggest you to consider the consultation with the doctor for
Doctor :   an appropriate treatment.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
Doctor :   Are you there?
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