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Vaseline to get rid of balanitis

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tonya Kozminski
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Bumps: It depends how long, hard/ soft, fluid or pus? I get impression these have been there a bit, i wonder if poss. You r referring to milia. They are ti... Read More
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
Tiny bumps: There are several possible causes of bumps on your upper lip - are you having a reaction to a cosmetic cream or lipstick? Best to see your doctor to h... Read More

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Dr. Barry Press
Plastic Surgery 45 years experience
Improve, not remove.: Scars cannot be removed but there is a large variety of techniques to improve their appearance, both surgical and non-surgical. They also improve with... Read More
Dr. Richard Tholen
Plastic Surgery 42 years experience
Sorry, you can't: Get rid of scars. No surgeon, surgical technique, laser, cream, or magic potion in existence today can completely eliminate or remove scars. Skillful ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
It is yeast: Balanitis is a yeast dermatitis a healthy balanced diet can prevent as can good hygiene. Probiotics orally can help balance the intestinal bacteria an... Read More
Dr. James Lin
A Verified Doctoranswered
Urology 52 years experience
Here ...: Temporary but possibly sustaining, measures are clean ; dry foreskin regularly especially after each peeing; keep the foreskin and glans air-ventilate... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Latisha Smith
Wound care 39 years experience
No but may lessen it: The degree of scarring depends mostly on the severity of the cut. The more deep and ragged the worse the scar will be.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Depends on organism: If you have recurrent vaginitis with candida and your partner has recurrent balanitis with same organism, one of you might have diabetes. Have it che... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Balanitis: Treatment depends on the cause of the balanitis. Time to see the doctor for diagnosis and treatment.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
Urology 37 years experience
Balanitis: Topical Nystatin cream with or without corticosteroid component is generally effective. If candida species of fungus has been confirmed than oral Dif... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Balantitis: Aaron, that should not be too harsh. I would avoid getting inside the opening of the urethra. If it does not start working in 2-3 days, I would con ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
FollowUpWithDoctor: You are being treated with oral Antibiotics but still has lot of sticky discharge.We don't know how many days you have been treated as it takes time f... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mele
Plastic Surgery 33 years experience
Vaseline is good: Vaseline is a good dressing for scars. When compared in controlled trials head-to-head with mederma, vaseline was significantly better.

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