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n. Bacterial, viral, or fungal inflammation of the head of the penis. Can also be caused by cleaning the penis too often. 7.6 cases per 100 men at risk in circumcised men and 14.4 cases per 100 men at risk among uncircumcised men. Most of the time, circumcision or a carbon dioxide laser are the preferred methods of treatment. One can avoid circumcision if treated with the Er:YAG laser in most cases.
This man has balanitis because he washed his penis too often with harsh soaps.
by urologistdude September 02, 2009
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