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penis irritated can i use neosporin

A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Irritation: the glans area heals quite quickly; however you must give the masturbation a break for at least 5 days to let the area heal. Neosporin s fine as long ... Read More
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Dr. Nadine Yamusah
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Trauma: Possibly due to trauma. If the irritation persists after a couple of days with or without discharge, please visit your primary doc. Or you could stop ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
Difficult to say: without actual exam. It could be std, such as herpes or syphilis, so show it to your doctor.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
OK: But throw away the neosporin. It is useless and causes allergic reactions. Same for bacitracin. Same for triple antibiotic.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Neosporin : Will not help. Most glands irritations ar due to monilia.
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Balanitis: One can be allergic to the neomycin component of neosporin. The other possibility is that whatever you are attempting to treat with the neosporin is ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Staph: No. But it promotes staph infections since most staph now are resistant to neosporin and this product should be thrown away and never used again.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mamina Turegano
Specializes in Dermatology
Vaseline is better: I would avoid activity that would involve more friction with your penis for at least a week. I would recommend applying vaseline or aquaphor ointment ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Berman
40 years experience Dermatology
Herpes?: He should go to his dermatologist and have a culture performed for the hsv-2 virus. If he is positive, there is a very effective prophylactic pill whi ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please clarify: Why have you not washed off the "gunky" buildup?
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
39 years experience Family Medicine
Neosporin allergy: Neopsorin contains 3 different antibiotics, and an allergy to any one of them is possible, with an allergy to the neomycin component being the most co ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Throw away neosporin: Bacitracin, neosporin, triple antibiotic do not prevent any infections. But they are common causes of allergic reactions. Throw them away. Rinse gentl ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Fiorito
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
Alleties: Could be a reaction to the neosporin. Std is a possibility.

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