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can you use sudocrem for balanitis

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: You need an antifungal topical treatment as clotrimazole, OTC, and later you need to be evaluated by your doctor if it comes back,

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Penile inflammation: Balanitis is inflammation & swelling of the glans (tip) of the penis. If foreskin is involved, it's balanoposthitis.
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Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience Urology
BALANITIS: An infection of the glans penis and foreskin. Commonly yeast.
Dr. James Lin
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Inflamed glans penis: It's caused by sweat retention, moisture, warmth, ; the overgrowth of local microorganisms, leading to intertrigo syndrome as that under female breast ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sudeshan Govender
Specializes in Family Medicine
Penis head infection: Balanitis is infection of foreskin and head of penis . More common in uncircumcised men. Causes include - skin infections - Diabetes - poor hygiene ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
24 years experience Family Medicine
Balanitis: Usually an infection of the foreskin, most commonly candida (or yeast). Other organisms can cause this as well, but sometimes the foreskin just becom ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
25 years experience Urology
Hygeine, some Meds: Balanitis, technically inflammation of the head of the penis, is usually not infection based. It is most common in uncircumcized men and even more so ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Diamond
45 years experience Family Medicine
Topicals +: Topical salves, antibiotics, or creams may be used, but sometimes we also need to take pills or do other procedures depending upon the circumstances.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Balanitis is just a term saying there is inflammation on glans penis and would not be necessarily contagious. However, if the inflammation is related ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 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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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
See your doctor: You should get medical attention.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
30 years experience Urology
BALANITIS: Itching, burning and at times some drainage of the penis. Pain with urination, red bumps can form also.
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