Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Sore on the Penis Treatment

The treatment for genital sores depends upon the underlying cause. Treatment for genital sores may include oral antibiotics, topical antibiotics, oral antiviral medications, topical antiviral medications, topical corticosteroids, cold compresses, warm compresses, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain.

Treatment for genital sores in males may include:


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Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat genital sores in males:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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