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Dr. Rashid Khan
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Balanitis (Definition)

Inflammation of both glans penis and foreskin is balanoposthitis. Both commonly occur together in uncircumcised males. Inflammation of the foreskin, most commonly with phimosis (tight foreskin) is often incorrectly called balanitis, whereas it ...Read more


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2.5 yr old has balanitis and urologist suggestion is that circumcision is only long term option. Can that be true? Really want a second opinion.

2.5 yr old has balanitis and urologist suggestion is that circumcision is only long term option. Can that be true? Really want a second opinion.

Yes will need but: also possible most of the time to manage non operatively , most likely has phimosis also ( tight fore skin ) by pulling the skin back (not possible if he has phimosis ) cleaning the glans and foreskin regularly that clears infection , on a 2.5 yr is not easy , who is going to do this mom or dad ? So easy option is circumcision. ...Read more

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Suspected balanitis for 1 year, swab showed candida, anti fungal treatment,circumcision,hydrocortisone all failed !? What could be causing it?

Suspected balanitis for 1 year, swab showed candida, anti fungal treatment,circumcision,hydrocortisone all failed !? What could be causing it?

Psoriasis: Recurrent, chronic balanitis is frequently caused by psoriasis and would often not respond to your treatments you have had. Best diagnosed by a dermatologist, although they have limited availability in the UK ...Read more

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Lignocaine hydrochloride gel ip for balantis ? My dr gv it to me today i'm circumcised 13 days ago this jelly works to healling fast or not ?

No,...: There are many ways to handle the expected post-circumcision pain. Realistic understanding and expectation will lessen surgery-related pain and anxiety, and require much less use of pain control. Lignocaine hcl gel gives a local numbness to tide over the worst pain during the first 1-2 postop days, but would not hasten healing process. Detail? Ask doc timely. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of balanitis?

What are the symptoms of balanitis?

BALANITIS: Itching, burning and at times some drainage of the penis. Pain with urination, red bumps can form also. ...Read more

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Describe the features of balanitis.?

Describe the features of balanitis.?

Inflammed glans: Only occurs in the uncircumcised under an inflammed foreskin. Combined inlammation of glans & foreskin is known as balanoposthitis. Foreskin usually cannot be retracted and becomes swollen and tender. Immediate treatment usually oral antibiotics plus topical antibiotic salve such as neosporin or bacitracin. See your Dr., circumcision may be adviseable. ...Read more

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How to treat balanitis?

How to treat balanitis?

Topicals +: Topical salves, antibiotics, or creams may be used, but sometimes we also need to take pills or do other procedures depending upon the circumstances. ...Read more

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Dr. George Klauber
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Circumcision (Definition)

Keep your baby's penis clean and dry. The initial redness and swelling should improve over 1 -2 weeks. Avoid wiping or swabbing the wound area. If there is a dressing, change it according ...Read more


Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Circumcised (Definition)

If a male baby is circumcised, his foreskin, or the flap of skin covering the tip of his penis, ...Read more