Balanitis can occur in both children and adults (any age). Studies suggest that about 1 in 20 boys under the age of 5 and about 1 in 10 men, who visit a doctor for genito-urinary (GUM) problem, have balanitis. It is not a serious condition. In most cases, it can be treated successfully and prevented. Here are some tips to prevent balanitis.
Practising good personal hygiene is considered as the best way to prevent balanitis. Some ways to maintain good levels of hygiene are:
Skin irritation is one of the most common causes of balanitis. Some ways to avoid skin irritation and thereby avoid getting balanitis are:
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