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Are cuts on foreskin something to worry about in diabetes?

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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
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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
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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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