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Antibiotic Cream For Balanitis
2.5 yr old has suspected balanitis. Trying sitz bath, hydrocortizone cream and antibiotic ointment for 3 days. He still complains while peeing. Ideas?
I notice I get balanitis when on antibiotics. Am on 12 wks of antibiotics and again getting balanitis. What can I do?
Abstain sexually: For 1 week. Change to vinyl or hypoallergenic condoms. Have sexual partner checked for infection and get checked yourself. ...Read more
I ddnt finish an antibiotic course for balanitis so the situation has recurred so can l continue taking the antibiotics until finished?
Here are some...: Balanitis-inflammation of glans penis-is usually related with tight long foreskin with inadequate hygiene, and its most common effective care includes enhancing topical hygiene with proper cleaning & drying + judicious use of topical anti-fungal + steroid cream gingerly 1-2 times daily for 3-5 days. Yet, the ultimate solution is circumcision. More? Seek evaluation/counseling... ...Read more
I sometimes get balanitis for days after sex (i'm uncircumsized). are there over-the-counter creams to make it go away?
Balanitis 4months not going away after several anti-fungal creams, referred to specialist, awaiting swab results. But could it be non-infectiou caus?
No Sex contact for 16 months. Recurring balanitis last 3 months. Gets healed by topical antifungal cream in days. I stop using cream. It comes back. Y?
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 the fungal infection long enough - even though the area may look better, treatment may need to be continued for weeks to assure resolution. Or, your balanitis may not be due to a fungal infection at all. Needs further investigation. ...Read more
Pls help! Been on Nizoral (ketoconazole) cream 2percnt for 1 n half weeks now for recurring balanitis. So far little improvment. Will it get better? Its depressing
= irritating / itchy rashes on glans penis in those having long foreskin usually with poor hygiene;
= may be acute or chronically recurring;
= key rx is gentle cleaning ; drying the foreskin regularly, especially after each peeing plus timely ; thinly applying antifungal/steroid cream; definite rx is circumcision + good hygiene. ...Read more
What to do if I have balanitis and my doctor prescribed me a cream that's called daktacort, but made it worse?
Please contact the: Physician and advise of the reaction you have had to this medication. ...Read more
Have had bouts of balanitis. Recently went to urologist & prescribed nizoral% cream. How long should I take it for? He said 1wk. Any thoughts pls?
My husband has this rash on his penis Balanitis, do you know any over-the-counter cream he can use?
Suffering from balanitis, was prescribed timodine cream but failed to cure the condition, penis glans are inflamed and very dry & shiny in appearance?
Castellani solution: If your pharmacy or chemist does not have it, they can make or obtain it. Get the clear, modified version. It will clear very quickly. Your product was worth a try but is not much good. Balanitis is due to tiny amount of URINE fermenting under your foreskin. Rinse off daily, best in a shower. Always blot or wash off the last drop of urine after you go. A circumcision will end the problem. ...Read more
What is the most effective over the counter cream for men who occasionally get fungal balanitis? Clotrimazole, Terbinafine, etc.? There's so many
I got zoon balanitis, tried antibiotics, fluconazole 100mg/day for 10 days, now tacrolimus 0.03% works great but as soon as slightest friction occurs?
Circumcision: You can use tacrolimus forever. The. 1% is more effective. Best treatment is circumcision, This is routine, quick, easy. Meanwhile you should be sure there is no urine fermenting under the foreskin. Retract the skin and rinse in the shower. Always blot the last drop of urine after you urinate. ...Read more
Hi there does hydrocositrone 5% cream treat soreness & pain & burning on penis & under foreskin of balanitis?
Can elomet cream (Mometasone Furoate) used to deal with balanitis (foreskin inflammation)? Also is there any serious side effect?
Tiny amounts!: Whenever you use a steroid cream on your skin, remember that overuse can thin your skin. This can be a problem in sensitive areas. Ask your doctor for specific information about your situation. LGromkoMD ...Read more
I have mild chronic balanitis, antifungal cream didn't work, awaiting swab results. Will I get gangrene and penis amputation? I'm seeing urologist soon
Of course not: Balanitis, phimosis, is due to fermentation by bacteria in tiny drops of urine under the foreskin. Shower daily, retracting the skin to rinse it off. Whenever passing urine, keep the skin back for a moment and blot off the urine from the area. Castellani solution (clear) is very effective. You will need to request it from the pharmacist. A circumcision is routine, quick and easy, always cures it. ...Read more
Recurrent balanitis, swab shows candida, 1 month anti fungal +steroid cream little effect, excellent penile hygiene. Why does it not go away for good?
You may need to try different antifungal cream. It is very unusaul a month long treratment not helping.
My remedy besides the cream, is apply or wrap loosely
head of penis with gauze, this gauze should be soaked with solution of 1teaspoon baking powder in 1/2 cup warm water for 15min for 2-3 days ...Read more
Foreskin a bit red, it comes and goes sometimes not red then next hour it is. Antifungal, steroid cream not effective. Doc said no balanitis, what's it?
Hi there can hydrocortisone 5 % cream treat balanitis with burning feeling under foreskin redness to glans?
Balanitis 3 months sill not gone, doc gave miconazole 2%, 1%hydrocortisone cream, lotriderm. All not effective. What to do next?
Sex with girl Jan8 then noticed white spots on tonsils doc said tonsilitis, antibiotics no work, then diagnosed with Balanitis 3.5 weeks total, HIV?
Not HIV, but see MD: HIV is a thousand times less common than garden variety viral pharyngitis, and heterosexually transmitted HIV is extremely rare in eastern Canada, especially after only one exposure. And HIV wouldn't result in balanitis. And most balanitis isn't an STD, although you should be checked for STDs other than HIV. See a doctor, but don't lose sleep over the possibility of HIV -- extremely unlikely. ...Read more
Had balanitis since 2014, tried anti-fungal, anti biotic, potent cortisone, circumcision but still there. What could be cause as its incurable.
Since the cream how long does it take for balantis to go and how many times do I use the cream a day?
Annoying condition: Right? . It is an infection of fore skin, some takes wks to clear. Some even may need circumcision due to recurrent infections. First maintain good hygiene, wash with soap and water, try to retract the skin leave that way as much time as possible, if area is dry tend to heal fasterIn adults diabetes on sets presenting as banalities make sure to check your blood sugar. You will be fine soon ...Read more
I was fortunate to find that the stuff on my penis was balantitis a fungus infection went away with benezpyl peroxide use and going to use a cream?
Balanitis: What is your question. If you have been treated and are better why are you asking for help? Clarify and can respond more clearly. Best wishes. ...Read more
If you have a small cut and it gets infected, can it be treated with antibiotic cream? Will it usually streak if it spreads.
Sometimes: There are different degrees of infection. If the wound shows a little redness at the periphery you should be able to treat it with a topical antibiotic. However, with more redness, swelling, pain or warmth you should see a doctor. Streaking of the redness away from the wound would be a sign of a more significant infection that would also need medical attention. ...Read more
How do you define a deep cut vs a superficial cut? Triple antibiotic creams say not to use on deep cuts. What exactly does that mean?
A superficial: Wound involves the skin and adjacent subcutaneous tissues. A deep wound involves underlying fascia, muscles, or other deeper structures. ...Read more