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does circumcision help with balanoposthitis

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Yu
26 years experience Urology
Circumcision: If the infection continues to come back, then eventually there will be scarring and phimosis, and will require circumcision. Also, the recurrent infe ... Read More
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Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Try streoid cream: Prescription stregth steroid cream such as 0.1% Betamethasone valerate or triamcinolone applied twice daily to tight are of foreskin whilst retracting ... Read More

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Balanoposthitis: Most balanitis (head of penis inflammed) and posthitis (forekin infection) is due to fungal infection. Topical antifungal medicine should be added to ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Balanitis: No.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some ...: Balanoposthitis is a general term denoting the presence of inflammation from vasious reasons such as long tight foreskin, yeast infection, herpes-rela ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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See urologist...: It would be most reasonable for you to see urologist to figure out what is the significance for the multiple-layered concern in your foreskin so to de ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Consult urologist: You can tell that you have phimosis if foreskin can not be retracted. Foreskin & glans penis would be swollen, red & tender if you had balanop ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francisco R. Rodriguez
9 years experience Urology
Balanoposthitis: If antibiotics, either orally or topically do not work, then a circumcision is recommended.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lane Childs
34 years experience Urology
Good hygiene : A healthy balanced diet always seems to be the right answer, however in this case good hygiene plays a more important role than diet. For those who co ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Shen
31 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Don't treat yourself: Go to see a good dermatologist to find out the causes before treating...Read this: http://www.Dermatim.Net/en/webpage/balanopostitis.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: There is no sense guessing without a lot more information . Please contact your primary care provider to see how this applies to you.

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