BALANITIS

Inflammation of the glans penis

Cause

  • Usually caused by Candida, rarely by Trichomonas

Clinical features

  • Discharge, erythema, erosions
  • Prepuce is retractable

Management

  • Fluconazole 200 mg stat
  • Plus metronidazole 400 mg every 12 hours for 7 days
  • Advise on hygiene and circumcision

If not better:

  • Treat partner