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Child have itching in the penis. Have a discharge from the penis. What to do?

My son is 8 yr old. N he has been itching his penis most of the time...from last 3-4days i hav been noticinv there is little white creamy type discharge over the mouth of his penis whn it is pushed bakwards he cleans it eith water n it goes but after sometime its bak..earlier he had slight pain now he says pain its ok but still itching n discharge is there..what should i do
Sat, 11 May 2013
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Hi welcome to Health care magic forum.
Thanks for calling H.C.M.Forum.
Your 8 year old son had itching of penis, from 4 days. There is creamy discharge, when pushed back, and clears , and reappears after some time.
It appears to be some fungal infection like candidiasis. I advise you to consult a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment, to prevent adhessions to surrounding tissues.
Wishing for a quick and complete recovery.
Best regards.
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