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A 32-year-old male asked:

Hi , my partner scratched my head of penis with her ring. is safe to use bepanthen cream on it to make a heal the scratch?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Antibiotic ointment: Yes, any antibiotic cream will help in the healing and prevent infection of the small scratch. Make sure you are using a condom while it heals in order to avoid bacterial or fungal infection and irritation.

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