a condition called balanitis
inflammation of the glans penis
. Lack of aeration and irritation because of smegma and dis
charge surrounding the glans penis
causes inflammation and edema.More common in uncircumcis
usually caused by poor hygiene in uncircumcis
ed men. The inflammation can be due to infection, harsh soaps, or failure to properly rinse soap off while bathing.
One common organis
m associated with balanitis is
a yeast known as Candida albicans.