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antibiotic cream for balanitis

A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
See a urologist: Need to find out if there is a urinaTy tract infection as well, stop using steroid cream as a first step. If uncircumcised, there may be a cellulitis ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Abstain sexually: for 1 week. Change to vinyl or hypoallergenic condoms. Have sexual partner checked for infection and get checked yourself.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Balanitis-inflammation of glans penis-is usually related with tight long foreskin with inadequate hygiene, and its most common effective care includes ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Yes, it can be: treated with clotrimazole if balanitis is caused by fungus infection. You should be checked for diabetes or other systemic condition also.
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Possibly: Whether or not the clotrimazole will work depends on the cause of the balanitis. it will only work if the cause is fungal infection from yeast (candid ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Yes: First understand that this is due to urine under the foreskin. Wash under the foreskin. Gently rinse. After urination always blot off the last drop fr ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be irritation: and may I suggest you consider removal of your foreskin since balantitis VERY rare in circumcised males Hope this helps Dr Z
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Please contact the: physician and advise of the reaction you have had to this medication.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some...: Most likely your foreskin is long & tight leading to helping fungi grow easily. If so, circumcision or dorsal slit is the choice of long-term care ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Berman
39 years experience Dermatology
No, its not fungal!: Balanitis can be a generic term for inflammation of the glans penis. If an antifungal cream hasn't worked, the next step is a weak cortisone salve suc ... Read More
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