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Words related to balanitis

inflammation of the head of the penis

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In balanitis, the head of the penis (the glans) and the foreskin become itchy, sore and inflamed.
Pseudoepitheliomatous, keratotic, and micaceous balanitis.
A statistically significant difference was not seen in bacterial infections, candidal balanitis, pityriasis versicolor, drug reactions, half nail and cases of hyperpigmentation.
DIAGNOSIS: Lichen sclerosus, also known as lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, balanitis xerotica obliterans (in men), and kraurosis vulvae (in women).
However, if a male sex partner shows symptoms of candida balanitis --redness, irritation and/or itching at the tip of the penis--he may need to be treated with an antifungal cream or ointment.
A very specific sign in men is a fungal infection of the penis called balanitis which causes inflammation.
4) It prevents the retention of sebaceous secretion and consequent balanitis.
Lichen sclerosus is also known as vulvar dystrophy, lichen sclerosus et atrophicus, kraurosis vulvae, hypoplastic dystrophy, and balanitis xerotica obliterans, depending on its anatomic location.
6] Most circumcisions currently performed in China are for phimosis or balanitis and patients are not looking for the denuded glans appearance of a ritual circumcision.
Gravell, who told the court he worked in his spare time as a volunteer for HM Coastguard and the RNLI, argued he had a skin disease called balanitis xerotica obliterans, which made sexual intercourse painful and led to him having no interest in pornography.
Calicivirus-like particles have been occasionally identified by electron microscopy in specimens from dogs with diarrhea and, in some instances, glossitis, balanitis, or vesicular vaginitis.
Background: We analyzed the incidence of balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO) by both age and ethnicity at an equal-access health care facility.
Eleven AEs occurred at a higher incidence in the non-exposed group for which the 95 percent confidence intervals around the between-group difference excluded zero and were as follows: bradycardia, goiter, change in bowel habit, blood glucose decreased, blood glucose increased, weight increased, hypoglycemia, sinus headache, prostatitis, balanitis and hyperkeratosis.