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Are cuts on foreskin something to worry about in diabetes?
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Cuts on foreskin
If your diabetes is not controlled, it's possible for these cuts on your foreskin to get infected.
Infection of penis, or balanitis, is fairly common in uncontrolled diabetes. Keep the area clean and keep your sugar under control. If you have pain or irritation associated with cuts, you may want to see a doctor. In the meantime, you can try topical antifungal like Clotrimazole +/- hydrocortisone.

In brief: Cuts on foreskin
If your diabetes is not controlled, it's possible for these cuts on your foreskin to get infected.
Infection of penis, or balanitis, is fairly common in uncontrolled diabetes. Keep the area clean and keep your sugar under control. If you have pain or irritation associated with cuts, you may want to see a doctor. In the meantime, you can try topical antifungal like Clotrimazole +/- hydrocortisone.
Dr. Michio Abe
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Jason Beasley
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
Cuts on the foreskin of a diabetic may be the first sign of an infection.
See your healthcare provider for evaluation.

In brief: Possibly
Cuts on the foreskin of a diabetic may be the first sign of an infection.
See your healthcare provider for evaluation.
Dr. Jason Beasley
Dr. Jason Beasley
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