Treatment of a burn of a sexual member is carried out in the burn or surgical department, where the victims are hospitalized. First of all, this is a conservative treatment: to relieve pain injectively, strong painkillers (Promedol) are injected, and in case of severe burn and painful shock, the necessary resuscitative measures are taken. Mandatory catheterization of the bladder, which ensures the excretion of urine until the puffiness of the tissues adjacent to the penis decreases.
To fill the volume of electrolytes and improve homeostasis, infusion therapy is performed, glucose solution, vitamins C, E, group B, PP are administered internally.
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To care for the burn wound - before it clears from the dead tissue and begins the process of granulation - use anti-inflammatory antibacterial drugs in the form of ointments:
- Synthomycin (5-10% liniment chloramphenicol) - once a day.
- Levomekol (with chloramphenicol and methyluracil) or Sulfamecol (Dioxydin + methyluracil + trimecaine) - up to four times a day.
- Streptonitol (Nitacide) with nitazole and streptocid - a maximum of twice a day.
- Levosin (chloramphenicol + sulfadimethoxin + methyluracil + trimecaine) - twice a day.
- Sulfargin (sulfadiazine silver) - twice a day.
For a first degree burn, use a gel or Panthenol aerosol. For more details, see " Ointment for Burns"
Systemic antimicrobial therapy is carried out with antibiotics using Ampicillin, Gentamicin, Amoxiclav, Azithromycin, cephalosporin group drugs.
Surgical treatment of burns of the penis consists in a necrectomy (sanation of the wound with the removal of all dead tissue), tangential excision of the scab (to the living bleeding surface) with autodermoplasty (skin flap replanting in cases of too slow healing). Surgical intervention is performed when the demarcation zone of necrosis is clearly defined.
Depending on the severity of the burn, you may need to restore the urethra and scrotum.