Infective Balanitis

Micro-organism

Candidal, anaerobic, aerobic

Notes
  • If STD is suspected patients should be referred to Sexual Health Service (0345 337 9900) for partner notification and advice if required.
  • For full guideline please see BASSH guidelines
Candidal

Topical Clotrimazole 1% cream 12 hourly until symptoms settle

 

For severe symptoms:

Oral Fluconazole 150mg stat

Anaerobic

Oral Metronidazole 400mg 12 hourly for 7 days

Or

Oral Co-amoxiclav 375mg 8 hourly for 7 days

Aerobic

As per microbiology sensitivities