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Doctor insights on: Soframycin Ointment For Penis Infection

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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I had an infection on my penis that left the foreskin around the glands swollen. After I apply ointment, do I try to put the foreskin back over?

I had an infection on my penis that left the foreskin around the glands swollen. After I apply ointment, do I try to put the foreskin back over?

Do not force: Do not force the skin back. Wait for the infection to clear. You may clean under the foreskin by dipping the head in warm water. If the issue persists you may consider circumcision. ...Read more

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I have thin shiny brown skin in between penis and legs. I don't have itchiness but skin gets cracked? I used candid ointment to cure the infection

I have thin shiny brown skin in between penis and legs. I don't have itchiness but skin gets cracked? I used candid ointment to cure the infection

Best contact your MD: You have made a reasonable effort with OTC ant-candida (yeast) medication without desired results. It would now be best to contact your MD for a more thorough exam--as this skin disorder may not be due to a yeast infection, but another type of more resistant fungus. Sometime oral medication is required in more difficult cases such as yours. Also, this rash may not be infection but a form of eczema ...Read more

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I Noticed small and a large patch on my glans penis, don't spread, no pain, but area is little sensitive. Is it a infection? They been there 3+yrs now.

I Noticed small and a large patch on my glans penis, don't spread, no pain, but area is little sensitive. Is it a infection? They been there 3+yrs now.

See Dr: Best to see a dermatologist or urologist. Balanitis of Zoon is usually much older men. Your description is not sufficient for diagnosis. An exam by a pro is required. No infection is likely to persist 3 years without more symptoms. ...Read more

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What type of infections affect the penis?

What type of infections affect the penis?

Depend, ....: For external surface of the penis, fungal infection is most common followed by STI-related infections like HPV, herpes, syphilis, or long, tight foreskin-related inflammation/infection. For its interior - urethra, STI-related infections are most common like chlamydia, gonorrhea, trich, etc. More? Go to articles listed in http://formefirst. Com/onDealSickness. Html. Best wish... ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of someone with a penis infection?

What are the symptoms of someone with a penis infection?

Multiple: Pain, swelling, discharge, redness, drainage, foul smell or odor. If you have any concerns, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can my husbands uncircumcised penis cause infection?

Possibly: Infection between sex partners can occur whether or not the male is circumcised. Improper hygiene can predispose an uncircumcised male to infection. ...Read more

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My penis is itchy and has dark color patches on it, is it an infection?

My penis is itchy and has dark color patches on it, is it an infection?

See MD: Unclear; see urologist to examine and treat you if needed. Sometimes there can be varying color patches on the penis, but unclear why it is itchy. ...Read more

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Could a possible stafph infection cause swelling of tissue on the penis?

Could a possible stafph infection cause swelling of tissue on the penis?

Possibly: Any infection could cause swelling of the penis. You should have this evaluated. Warning signs are redness, warmth, or darkening of the area, all of which indicate serious infection which can start from picking an area of the skin or from saliva on an even small open areas. Have this evaluated immediately by a urologist. ...Read more

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The head part of my penis is now dark in colour. Almost black. Is this an infection?

Unlikely: In the absence of any pain or lesions, unlikely to be a sign of infection or other abnormality other than normal color variation that occurs dependent on blood flow and temperature. ...Read more

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I am a diabetic amd I have infection on my penis tip for the last 3 years... What is the best medication for that?

That depends: On what is causing the infection. Is it bacterial, is it a virus, is it a sexually transmitted disease etc., get the proper diagnosis and then the treatment would be next. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I have recently getting pain at the tip of my penis when I pass urine. Is it infection? What medication should I take?

Probably trauma: Unlikely to be an infection. Probably due to trauma. If persists, get it checked by a doctor, including a urine sample. ...Read more

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Is skin rashes on penis infection?

It may or may not be: Related to an infection. Recommend medical eval for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain in my penis had a urinary tract infection testing don't have that?

Pain in my penis had a urinary tract infection testing don't have that?

Painful Penis: Like most doctors a little bit of information stimulates more questions than answers.

I would want to know when your UTI was; what medication was used: if you have a history of herpes exposure; what sexual activity you have had recently; and, what happens with good hydration and cranberry juice.

This very well may be a temporary post treatment irritation and should clear up soon. ...Read more

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Does greek yogurt help with penis infections?

Does greek yogurt help with penis infections?

Don't think so: Better to rely on antifungals, antibiotics, or antivirals to stop the infectious germs. Good to avoid penis contact with others until it's completely healthy. Best to keep the yogurt in the refrigerator, for breakfast. ...Read more

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How do I treat a mild infection around my penis?

Possible monilia: You could have a yeast infection, particularly if you are not circumcised. This may be the first sign of Diabetes... of course you may have a sex Trans disease. Or you may have an infection from a tooth cut from oral sex. The best Rx is to see your doctor or preferably a Urologist. In my office I would check it all. ...Read more

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Does a big penis cause urine infections?

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Does a big penis cause urine infections?

No: Any unprotected sex can cause bladder infection and other sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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Terbinafine for penis infection, is it okay?

Terbinafine for penis infection, is it okay?

Terbinafine: This oral antifungal may be used for superficial fungal infections on the penis (dermatomycosis), but the important thing is to first make an appropriate diagnosis. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Does urine infection cause swelling of the penis?

Does urine infection cause swelling of the penis?

Rarely.: Bacteria that cause urinary tract infections are almost always a different type than those that cause skin infections. In normal, healthy individuals with intact immune systems, we would not expect penile swelling to occur with a uti. Get evaluated to make sure it is an infection, and that you are treated so that it doesn't progress. ...Read more

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How can I treat a penis infection (penile fungus)?

Although an: Antifungal medication would be used for this - are you sure it is a fungal infection. ...Read more

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What to do if penis infection (penile fungus) help!!?

Here are some. ..: More info such as the site & features of fungal infection + a direct look at the affected area are needed to deduce what you got and how to manage it reasonably. So, prepare the needed information for Doc to analyse. .. to figure out what you need timely. ...Read more

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If penis is too big, can that cause a bladder infection?

If penis is too big, can that cause a bladder infection?

No: Not really. If you think you have bladder infection, see your doctor. A simple urine test will be enough to diagnose. ...Read more

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If a guys penis touched my vagina can it spread infection?

If a guys penis touched my vagina can it spread infection?

Yes: First of all, penises do not "touch" a vagina, rather full or partial intercourse is more accurate. If infection or one of the stds is present, then yes, infection could spread this way to you. ...Read more

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Constant smell on penis after washing infection, what could be the reason?

Constant smell on penis after washing infection, what could be the reason?

Probably OK...: What does "washing infection" mean? The smell of certain part of body is nothing uncommon and personally unique. For men, it is a good practice to make sure urine draining out of urethra "completely" after each voiding by shaking and even milking the urethra until empty and dry so to prevent urinary soiling the underwear. Fact: exposing urine to air for 30 minutes will make it smell strong.. ...Read more

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I hav tiny lumps forming on my penis! Is it serious or a normal infection!?

I hav tiny lumps forming on my penis! Is it serious or a normal infection!?

Get evaluated: Hi chris. This is difficult to assess without looking at them. It's possible they are benign pearly-penile papules but it absolutely warrants attention and evaluation. If they are gential warts they need to be treated ...Read more

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Bf put penis in anus for like a second then we had vaginal sex could I of gotten an infection?

Bf put penis in anus for like a second then we had vaginal sex could I of gotten an infection?

Potential source of: The vagina and anus are very close together and always a potential source of in infection, symptoms might include but not limited to vaginal discharge and burning on urination. ...Read more

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I use anti Persperant in my groin daily. I got some inside my penis today, will this cause an infection?

I use anti Persperant in my groin daily. I got some inside my penis today, will this cause an infection?

Doubtful: Unless you have pain, swelling, redness, it should not cause an infection. I normally however do not recommend antiperspirant in the groin. How about trying powder? ...Read more

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Around my penis area there is infections of fungus and it had spread around the anus area, I real suffer for so long then what can I do remove it.?

Around my penis area there is infections of fungus and it had spread around the anus area, I real suffer for so long then what can I do remove it.?

Anti-fungal creams: Assuming your diagnosis of a fungal infection is correct, this can be treated using any number of anti-fungal creams (lamisil (terbinafine) at, lotrimin, etc.) I generally suggest using these creams "twice as long" as you think you need them (i.e. Keep using it even when the symptoms are gone). If there is no improvement, best to see your family doctor or dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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3 years old boy touching his penis a lot embarrassing me exposing it in public, can children in this age be sexually excited or he has some infection?

3 years old boy touching his penis a lot embarrassing me exposing it in public, can children in this age be sexually excited or he has some infection?

Concerns: I would be concerned about this behavior if he has a pattern of repeatedly exposing his penis in public. Sometimes little boys touch their penises to reassure them self that it is still there. Touching the penis can feel pleasurable. I would be concerned that exposing himself and constantly touching himself might be related to feeling anxious or over-stimulated. I will refer this question to. ...Read more

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Can meth cause infection on penis?

Can meth cause infection on penis?

Infection: If you mean "methamphetamine" the answer is no, unless you are smearing the meth onto the penis and irritating the skin. If you mean MRSA the answer is absolutely. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

Burning, itching: A yeast infection of the skin of the groin, called tinea cruris, presents as intensely red, itchy, with occasionally in burning pain sensation. If you know someone with these symptoms, have him evaluated by a physician. Hygiene, keeping the area clean and dry, wearing loose, breathable fabrics, and use of prescription topical antifungal medications are necessary to control the infection. ...Read more

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What is actually yeast infection on tongue and penis? How it come?

What is actually yeast infection on tongue and penis? How it come?

Unprotected sex: Yeast infection is a curdy, white affliction. If you performed oral sex and then unprotected sex with a woman who had a vaginal yeast infection, then you infected your tongue and penis. See your physician to get this cleared up. ...Read more