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Balanitis is swelling of the foreskin or head of the penis. According to the National Health Service UK, balanitis is a common condition that affects an estimated one in 20 males. It also accounts for one in 10 cases of visits to a sexual health[read article]

Tests for Balanitis

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Balanitis

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Dilation of Foreskin
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A sitz bath is a warm, shallow bath that cleanses the perineum (the space between the rectum and the vulva or scrotum). A sitz bath can be used for everyday persona...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Balanitis

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Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis. It is typically done on a newborn for religious reasons. In adults, several diseases may require ...  More
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Dorsal Slit of Prepuce
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Prescribed Medications for Balanitis

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CODEINE (KOE deen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain.  More
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ACETAMINOPHEN; CODEINE (a set a MEE noe fen; KOE deen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain.  More
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BACITRACIN (bass i TRAY sin) is a polypeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial skin infections or to prevent infection of minor burns, cuts, or scrapes.  More
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BACITRACIN; NEOMYCIN; POLYMYXIN (bass i TRAY sin; nee oh MYE sin; pol i MIX in) is used to treat skin infections.  More
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CEPHALEXIN (sef a LEX in) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral i...  More
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CLOTRIMAZOLE (kloe TRIM a zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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HYDROCORTISONE (hye droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Balanitis

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ACETAMINOPHEN (a set a MEE noe fen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever.  More
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BACITRACIN (bass i TRAY sin) is a polypeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial skin infections or to prevent infection of minor burns, cuts, or scrapes.  More
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BACITRACIN; NEOMYCIN; POLYMYXIN (bass i TRAY sin; nee oh MYE sin; pol i MIX in) is used to treat skin infections.  More
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CLOTRIMAZOLE (kloe TRIM a zole) is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections of the skin.  More
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HYDROCORTISONE (hye droe KOR ti sone) is a corticosteroid. It is used on the skin to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions.  More
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Self Care for Balanitis

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Cleaning of Prepuce of Penis
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