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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: berni | 2007/08/13

Q.

sore penis

My 2½ year old penis is red at the tip and he says that it is sore what can I use for it. can it be because he drinks too little water as I smelt that his pee is very strong. He has also been on antibiotic the last week

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This could be a slight candida infection as a result of the recent antibiotic.Apply Nystatin Cream twice a day to the penis tip and give him a probiotic by mouth; use Reuteri infant drops 1ml once daily for 10 days.

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