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Q: what would make the head of my child penis to turn bright red. he is very young. i didnt know if a uti or blatter infection could casue this please help

my son keeps sayin he has to go potty but he never ends up goin. then i noticed today that the head of his penis was bright red what would cause this to happen?
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Jay Motola, Health Pro
3/ 6/11 6:01pm

Most likely your child's redness is as a result of local inflammation, most likely as a result of urine being in contact with the head of the penis.

 

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By teddybear, Community Member— Last Modified: 04/23/11, First Published: 02/22/11