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What things can I do to treat balanitis at home?

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David Miller
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not worth the risk

Balanitis is an infection of the penis.
If not properly treated, it can lead to serious damage and real problems down the road. This is not something you want to try and treat yourself. Please go see your doc right away.

In brief: Not worth the risk

Balanitis is an infection of the penis.
If not properly treated, it can lead to serious damage and real problems down the road. This is not something you want to try and treat yourself. Please go see your doc right away.
David Miller
David Miller
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Dr. James Lin
Urology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Here are...

What you can do at home for balanitis are: = keep up cleaning ; drying foreskin and glans regularly, especially after each voiding and sex; = air-ventilate foreskin ; glans penis as much as possible; = timely ; thing apply otc antifungal.
Antibacterial steroid cream. Of course, see urologist as needed.

In brief: Here are...

What you can do at home for balanitis are: = keep up cleaning ; drying foreskin and glans regularly, especially after each voiding and sex; = air-ventilate foreskin ; glans penis as much as possible; = timely ; thing apply otc antifungal.
Antibacterial steroid cream. Of course, see urologist as needed.
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin
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Dr. Omega Edwards, m.d.
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Call your doctor

Balanitis is usually caused by a yeast (candida) infection.
Hence, an antifungal ointment may suffice. Off the record: go to the doctor! god only gave you one of these organs.

In brief: Call your doctor

Balanitis is usually caused by a yeast (candida) infection.
Hence, an antifungal ointment may suffice. Off the record: go to the doctor! god only gave you one of these organs.
Dr. Omega Edwards, m.d.
Dr. Omega Edwards, m.d.
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