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does circumcision help with balanitis

A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes possible: Foreskin ( opening external meatus ) could be stretched most od the time see your doctor to help you able to retract foreskin with local anesthesia ... Read More

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A 2-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
56 years experience General Surgery
Yes will need but: also possible most of the time to manage non operatively , most likely has phimosis also ( tight fore skin ) by pulling the skin back (not possible ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
Diabetes.: Have you been checked for diabetes? Diabetics often have recurrent balanitis due to sugar in urine.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Balanitis: If you experience recurrent or chronic balanitis I recommend a consultation with both a dermatologist(for diagnosis and treatment) and a urologist, on ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Cleanliness: How are keeping your head clean. You need to wash the penile head with soap and water every day. You may try to keep the prepuce retracted. If the bou ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. You might need a biopsy.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joel Sabean
51 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 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes it can, this condition is a manifestation of a more global condition called lichen sclerosis, which is an inflammatory skin condition of unclear c ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: On the cause. If mechanical irritation or some type of allergy it may go away by itself, if infectious will likely need treatment.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Balanitis: Typically cases of balanitis don't persist that long. I would suspect a chronic disorder like lichen sclerosus especially if there's associated signi ... Read More

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