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Can Amoxicillin treat balanitis?

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Posted on Tue, 26 May 2015
Question: Good Morning.
I am taking Amoxicillin for Balanitis is this a good idea and if so what is the daily dose and for how long should I take it
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Answered by Dr. P. T. Patil (32 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
You can take Amoxicillin twice daily for 10 days.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for query.
You have infection of the glans penis (Ballanitis) and have been taking Amoxicillin .
You can continue taking it along with anti inflammatory drug like Diclofenac and topical antibiotic ointment like Neosporin for local application.

Ensure that your Diabetes is under control.

Ensure to wash your genitals with warm water twice daily

Ensure to avoid sexual encounters till it heals up completely.

Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions I shall be happy to help you
Thanks and Regards.
Dr.Patil.
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Can Amoxicillin treat balanitis?

Brief Answer: You can take Amoxicillin twice daily for 10 days. Detailed Answer: Hello Thanks for query. You have infection of the glans penis (Ballanitis) and have been taking Amoxicillin . You can continue taking it along with anti inflammatory drug like Diclofenac and topical antibiotic ointment like Neosporin for local application. Ensure that your Diabetes is under control. Ensure to wash your genitals with warm water twice daily Ensure to avoid sexual encounters till it heals up completely. Hope I have answered your query ,please feel free to ask if you have more questions I shall be happy to help you Thanks and Regards. Dr.Patil.