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Tears in end of foreskin - very painful

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Old 11-06-2003, 04:58 AM   #1
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Tears in end of foreskin - very painful

I have small tears all around the end of my foreskin that are incredibly painful when the skin is pulled back to urinate or wash.

I have recently begun a course of antibiotics for a completely unrelated skin issue and wonder if they could have caused this as a side effect.

I have stopped taking the antibiotics but this has had no efect to date. The problem is getting worse and I cannot see my doctor for 4 days.

Ant ideas.



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Old 11-06-2003, 12:36 PM   #2
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ANTIBIOTICS absolutley can cause this. Its called balanitis. Probably caused by yeast/fungal infection

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