Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Ulcer on the Penis Home Care

Home care for genital sores in males includes:

Ulcer on the Penis Pain Control

Medications commonly used to control pain and inflammation in adults with genital sores include:

  • Acetaminophen decreases fever and pain, but does not help inflammation.
  • Adult dosing is 2 regular strength (325 mg) every 4 hours or 2 extra-strength (500 mg) every 6 hours.
  • Maximum dose is 4,000 mg per day.
  • Avoid this drug if you have alcoholism, liver disease or an allergy to the drug. See the package instructions.
  • Common brand names include Tylenol, Panadol, and many others.





NSAID Precautions

Ulcer on the Penis Warning Signs

Males should notify a doctor for genital sores and any of the following:

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Last Updated: Feb 23, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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