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    Sweat problems
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    Lnkc13 posted:
    My 11 year old son plays a lot of sports that make him sweat. The problem is on his skin on the underside of his penis. It gets red and cracks. Do I instruct him to use neosporin or something to combat the moisture like powder?
     
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    editor_morgan responded:
    Hi Lnkc13,

    Has the problem cleared up? What you're describing is pretty common among athletes.

    If the problem persists then I would consider asking his doctor about his treatment options.

    Here are some resources that I found that might have some useful information for you:

    http://www.webmd.com/men/tc/male-genital-problems-and-injuries-topic-overview


    **This article in particular talks about how athletes can prevent rashes in general, not just on the genitals, which might help overall** http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/news/20110207/expert-q-and-a-how-athletes-can-prevent-rashes#1


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