This case study describes a 2-year-old male with balanprosthitis presenting to primary care. Balanoposthitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the glans penis and prepuce usually caused by a bacterial or fungal infection, or sometimes trauma. Symptoms may include pain, fever, edema, erythema, and/or irritation of the glans penis and prepuce, along with possible discharge. The condition is more common in uncircumcised males. Diagnosis is usually made by physical examination and the etiology determined by clinical findings, culture, and/or imaging. Treatment can be topical or systemic depending on etiology and severity of symptoms. Nurses should instruct in proper care of the uncircumcised penis. Key Words: Balanoposthitis, balanitis, circumcision, glans penis, infection.
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