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Balanitis Xerotica Obliterans Treatment
I was wondering is a biopsy required to diagnose balanitis xerotica obliterans or is there another type of test?
Here are...: Key rx for balanitis is gentle cleaning ; drying the foreskin regularly, especially after each peeing plus timely ; thinly applying antifungal/steroid cream; definite rx is circumcision + good hygiene. Note: remember to pull down the retracted foreskin after each cleaning ; drying; otherwise, paraphimosis may ensue - an emergency. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 and ca n prevent infection. Using vinegar and water as a rinse in the shower or as a wipe in a baby can also help as vinegar breaks up the cell walls of yeast. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best treatment to ensure complete entire eradication of candida balanitis? Candida confirmed, type unconfirmed.
Is topical butenafine appropriate in the treatment of candidal balanitis or would it be too harsh and cause further irritation?
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 side seeing my doctor for some oral medication. Make sure you keep things as clean and dry as you can. Also make sure your partner has been treated. ...Read more
16 yr old male,uncircumcised,balanitis fr 3month,treatment not effective, post-void incontinence, Parasthesia in testicles,spraying urine. What is it?
Needs examination: The symptoms you describe would require an examination urgently. Either an emergency room or urologist if available. ...Read more
Suspected balanitis for 1 year, swab showed candida, anti fungal treatment,circumcision,hydrocortisone all failed !? What could be causing it?
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