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How long does balanitis last

A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Balanitis.: Balanitis can be caused by various causes - fungal, bacterial, inflammatory or irritative. In your case it could be that you're simply not treating t... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
If getting married: If getting married soon, and one or both people are worried about herpes, the way to solve this issue is for the couple to go together to their doctor... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Penile inflammation: Balanitis is inflammation & swelling of the glans (tip) of the penis. If foreskin is involved, it's balanoposthitis.
Dr. Robert Bennett
Urology 30 years experience
BALANITIS: An infection of the glans penis and foreskin. Commonly yeast.
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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 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Gardner
Family Medicine 24 years experience
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
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Donato
Urology 25 years experience
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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Some are...: Some are: irritating / itchy rashes on glans penis in those having long foreskin usually with poor hygiene; may be acute or chronically recurring; key... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Bennett
Urology 30 years experience
BALANITIS: Itching, burning and at times some drainage of the penis. Pain with urination, red bumps can form also.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Inflammed glans: Only occurs in the uncircumcised under an inflammed foreskin. Combined inlammation of glans & foreskin is known as balanoposthitis. Foreskin usual... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
Clean the penile glans with saline solution (1/2 teaspoon of non-iodized salt in one cup of water) twice a day then keep the glans dry. If it's improv... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Reza Emami
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Balanitis could be due to a fungal, bacterial or other inflammatory causes, you should follow up with a primary care provider to see whether you need ... Read More

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