Balanoposthitis called combined inflammation of the foreskin and the glans penis. When a localized inflammation of the foreskin disease called "postitom" but only isolated inflammation of the glans penis is called "balanitis".
By the delicate male balanoposthitis disease often leads inadequate hygiene of genital organs. As a result, under the foreskin form an ideal breeding ground for streptococci, staphylococci, E. coli and other pathogens.
The infection can get to a man's penis during unprotected sex if the partner's vagina has a goiter. It is also possible contagious infection of the glans penis during oral or anal sex. Allergic and toxic form balanoposthitis are much rarer.
Among the factors that provoke the development balanoposthitis, also called phimosis (narrowing of the foreskin of the skin). This disease leads to incomplete exposure of the glans penis and, hence, to its lack of hygiene.
Conditions for reproduction and infection of balanoposthitis can create diseases associated with metabolic disorders, and with a significant decrease in immunity, such as diabetes.
Clinical symptoms are redness balanoposthitis and a strong swelling of the foreskin and the glans penis. Patients with symptoms of balanoposthitis complain of a burning sensation or itching. Often the disease is accompanied by genital secretions with an unpleasant odor. Balanoposthitis sometimes causes swollen lymph nodes and inguinal ulceration of the glans penis.
Later it considered a symptom of balanoposthitis pus released from prepuce (skin fold of the foreskin of the penis). Prolonged inflammation leads to a decrease in the sensitivity of the glans penis and can affect the quality of orgasm.
Ignoring symptoms balanoposthitis may also end the spread of infection in the urinary system, the development of urethritis, pyelonephritis, renal failure, etc.
Diagnosis "balanoposthitis" set urologist during physical examination. Further analysis when overt clinical symptoms balanoposthitis is usually not required.
In diferentsionnoy diagnosis balanoposthitis from Reiter's disease, depriving the skin, leukoplakia or cancer of the penis are used to study bacterial seeding urethral discharge, prepuce and glans penis. Sometimes it is also required tissue biopsy genitals.
Treatment balanoposthitis complex and includes a solution of at least three problems. Treat balanoposthitis, like most other infectious diseases, it is necessary with the use of antiseptics and immunomodulators. Head and foreskin recommended treatment solution Miramistin or chlorhexidine for 1 week or longer.
It is also important to remember that hormonal drugs in the treatment balanoposthitis today hardly used, and antibiotics is justified only in case of proven bacterial aetiology.
How to treat balanoposthitis using immunomodulators?
Topical enhance immunity are assigned individually to improve the barrier properties of the genital mucosa. The most commonly recommended when balanoposthitis rectal reception Genferon tsikloferon or irrigation.
Effective treatment balanoposthitis possible only if the Enhanced intimate hyenas. Patients are advised to thoroughly wash your genitals several times a day with warm soapy water. After a shower, be sure to thoroughly draining the glans penis.
How to treat balanoposthitis complicated forms?
When balanoposthitis complicated by paraphimosis (infringement of the glans), surgical treatment. Circumcision at balanoposthitis can be done with a laser or a surgical scalpel.
The procedure is performed under local anesthesia. Bloodless, the so-called manual reduction head at balanoposthitis rarely succeed. For prevention of repeated infringements in recurrent cases of balanoposthitis it is recommended to perform circumcision (circumcision).
Avoid development of balanoposthitis or recurrence of the disease by using the careful personal hygiene. The second important factor is the health of the male partner's responsible attitude towards their health. Regular checkups at the gynecologist will enable it to quickly identify dysbiosis vagina and prevent the development of balanoposthitis in men.