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Old 06-19-2003, 08:49 PM   #1
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hi am 17yrs old and 2day something very weird has happened my foreskin has become really flaky and has become really dry this has never happened b4 and is really got me worried can any1 out there give me any advice?? thanks

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Old 06-21-2003, 10:06 AM   #2
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Flaky, dry, itchy, irritated skin usually indicates a fungal infection under the foreskin. Just like athlete's foot or jock itch - its the same fungus. Try an anti-fungal ointment at the drug store, or see a doctor for a prescription.

Old 06-21-2003, 01:41 PM   #3
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May also be an allergy to a new soap or laundry detergent. Also are you taking any medications such as for acne which can produce dry and flaky skin on other areas as well as the face.

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