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    An_252168 posted:
    hi, I'm 19 years old and the last few years I have been getting a red swollen and itchy foreskin after being in a hot tub. It usually lasts a few days, I am not sexually active and have no STD's.
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    Mohiba K Tareen, MD responded:
    Irritation of the foreskin is quite common. I would suggest rinsing with cool water after the hot tub and applying vaseline or aquaphor. If this is not helping the symptoms, you can occasionally apply a 1% hydrocortisone cream. If this is still not alleviating the symptoms, I would suggest you consult a urologist.

    I hope that helps
    Dr. Mohiba Tareen
    Tareen Dermatology, Roseville, Minn
    Castle Connoly's America's Top Cosmetic Dermatologists
    Adjunct Assistant Professor Univ of MN Dept of Dermatology
    www.TareenDermatology.com


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