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I just took ds's diaper off and his forskin, scrotum, and, well, everything in the general area is dry and the foreskin actualy has skin peeling off. it's not red at all. it wasn't like this, an hour ago. I did notice that his inner thighs were gitting kind chafed, and thought he needed a different kind of diaper cover since he's moving so much now. I don't know <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">: , It almost looks like exzema covering his genitals.<br><br>
Anyone seen anything like this before? He's soaking in a warm bath right now. I hope that helps.
 

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DS has the same problem sometimes. It usually happens immediately following a yeast infection (which he gets pretty frequently), so I figured it was just the yeast cream drying his skin out. I sometimes put lotion on it, but not often, because it doesn't seem to be bothering him. Actually, he finds it quite amusing to pick off the skin flakes. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol">
 

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I'd keep an expecially close eye on it since the onset was so sudden. If it continues to get worse within the next few hours you might want to have him seen, being very clear of course that nobody retract his foreskin *at all*.<br><br>
Could he be having an allergic reaction to something? Does he have any kind of yeasty-looking rash on his bottom? Fever?<br><br>
Hope he's feeling better soon,<br><br>
Jen
 

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Have you put anything new on him recently (barrier creams, etc) or changed brands of wipees.
 

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I was going to say yeast as well. My ex, who was circ'd used to get horrible yeast infections that manifested as dry flaking skin on his penis, and would get worse until it was white and flaking. So gross, but it got so bad b/c he wouldn't listen to me and put the Monistat or Lotrimin or ANYTHING on. He INSISTED it was just dry skin. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll"> I won't tell you how I treated them. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 
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