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Dry itchy and red penis suggestive of allergy or vitamin deficiency - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Penis Problems
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   hi i am a 13 yearold boy and my penis is red, itchy and has dry and flakey dead skin and i am not suxually acitve and never was
User :   mostly on the scrotum
Doctor :  
User :   what is wrong with it
Doctor :  
you will need to get an examination done
Doctor :  
as you are not sexually active, there might be some other infection going on, which
Doctor :  
needs to be examined
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and treated
User :   this also happened to me 9 months ago
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with proper and appropriate medications
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Doctor :  
what was the cause at that time?
User :   i do not know but it eventually went awya
User :   it might have been body wash from a shower
Doctor :  
are you using the same body shower now? or have you changed it?
User :   not sure just a regular bar of dove soap
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
then it could be due to some allergy or vitamin deficiency also

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