Inflammation of the prepuce in men in medicine is called positom. This disease has no age limit, and can affect both mature men and small boys.
This disease is often found in urology. Often the inflammation of the prepuce in men can develop in parallel with the inflammation of the glans penis. With such a medical picture, this disease has the character of balanoposthitis.
How does the disease occur in men
Causes for the onset of the disease may beinadequate hygiene of the sexual organ. At the same time, a segment is accumulated on the surface of the head, which should be removed daily. Causes inflammation of the foreskin and a disease in which the foreskin narrows. This disease doctors called phimosis.
The first signs of the disease are rednessheads, unpleasant sensations when urinating, irritation of the skin. Due to the limitations of the prepuce, there may be discharge with an unpleasant odor and with pus.
Inflammation of the prepuce in men is accompanied bypoor health, weakness, fever. At the first signs of the disease, you immediately need to see a doctor who will conduct an examination, prescribe the necessary tests and examinations, and make a diagnosis. When examined, the doctor can pay attention to the increase in the size of inguinal lymph nodes. In addition to examining the urologist, you will need to take tests, one of which is a smear. This is done in order to accurately determine the cause of inflammation of the prepuce.
Disease in boys
Inflammation of the foreskin in boys occursas often as men in adulthood. And the causes of the disease are the same. This is the non-observance of hygiene of the genitals and the limitations of the prepuce. In addition to the main causes of this disease, a bacterial or fungal infection, a manifestation of an allergy, can provoke the disease. At a visual examination, parents can see the swelling of the head of the penis. A kid can complain about painful sensations during urination. At the first signs, you should consult a doctor, and only he can make a diagnosis. Inflammation of the foreskin in boys is painful, and even sleep can be disturbed.
Treatment of inflammation of the foreskin
With the diagnosis of "inflammation of the foreskin" treatmentshould be carried out immediately, as complications may arise in the course of time, which will further exacerbate the situation. To such complications it is possible to carry development on a head of a sexual member of wounds. Inflammation of the foreskin in men begins to be accompanied by pain even when walking.
With the diagnosis of "inflammation of the foreskin" treatmentappointed depending on the stage of the disease. Often at the beginning, the doctor prescribes antibiotics to prevent the inflammatory process. If the inflammation is triggered, surgical intervention is recommended.
Prevention of disease
In order to prevent inflammation of the extremeflesh in men and boys, it is required to conduct thorough hygiene of the genitals. But do not use soap often. Due to the content of alkaline soap in the soap, the natural protective coating is washed away. To maintain hygiene, it is enough to wash the penis with warm water. And only once a week to use soap to maintain hygiene. To boys, to prevent the resumption of the disease, the doctor may recommend sitting sediments with chamomile, as this medicinal plant is a natural antiseptic and well removes inflammation.
The main thing to remember is that in no case do you need to treat yourself.