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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Either: If it is severe, with tight scar on foreskin, a urologist will cure it by simple circumcision. Castellani solution is excellent and an azole cream is ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Balanitis: Topical Nystatin cream with or without corticosteroid component is generally effective. If candida species of fungus has been confirmed than oral Dif ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Balanitis: There are a few different causes of balanitis. None is likely to be effectively treated with baking soda. If the problem persists despite good hygiene ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Balanitis: Treatment depends on the cause of the balanitis. Time to see the doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
It is yeast: Balanitis is a yeast dermatitis a healthy balanced diet can prevent as can good hygiene. Probiotics orally can help balance the intestinal bacteria an ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on organism: If you have recurrent vaginitis with candida and your partner has recurrent balanitis with same organism, one of you might have diabetes. Have it che ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Balantitis: Aaron, that should not be too harsh. I would avoid getting inside the opening of the urethra. If it does not start working in 2-3 days, I would con ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chad Rudnick
9 years experience Pediatrics
Needs examination: The symptoms you describe would require an examination urgently. Either an emergency room or urologist if available.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Sabean
50 years experience Dermatology
Psoriasis: Recurrent, chronic balanitis is frequently caused by psoriasis and would often not respond to your treatments you have had. Best diagnosed by a dermat ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Balanitis: Warm sitz baths 2-3x a day and local antibiotic treatment (bacitracin usually works applied 2-3x a day). Area should be washed with soap and water dai ... Read More
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