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BXO treatment...

Good morning,

I was recently diagnosed with BXO. Right away the doctors want to start cutting away. (circumcision) I'd rather not if I can avoid it. Seems there are a lot of different things people have tried with some success. any suggestions? I found a post in this forum that suggested this:

Take several doses of:
ECHINACEA (4 X daily for 3 days)200x or 1M
HYPERICUM (2 X daily the 3 days)

Wait a week and take another dose of the ECHINACEA. This must be Homeopathic
Echinacea, not the liquid herb over the counter.

Any thoughts or help would be appreciated.

Kind Regards,
  Cloudbase on 2010-05-08
This is just a forum. Assume posts are not from medical professionals.
Please copy the Questionnaire from the following thread
and post all the questions here duly answered. On that basis your remedy may be worked out.
kadwa last decade
Patient ID: Jeremy
Sex: Male
Age: 28

Please answer the following questions in a descriptive manner after careful analysis and recollection of previous experiences and happenings.

1. Describe your main suffering?

Balanitis xerotica obliterans (BXO)

2. What other physical sufferings do you have in your body?

Sensitive skin, prone to break out. (Face, Back, Shoulders)

3. What mental sufferings / feelings do you have associated with your physical sufferings?

Re bxo: Fear, depressed. Break outs: Anxiety around people, low confidence. Insecurities about appearance at times.

4. What exactly do you feel when you are at your worst?

Depression mostly. Then fear.

5. When did it all start? Can you connect it to any past event or disease?

About 4 years ago when I dismissed what I thought I had at the time as PPP (Pearly Penile Papules)

6. Which time of the day you are worst?


7. What are the things which aggravate your suffering and which are those which ameliorate the same?

Doesn't seem to get better or worse. Just spreads slowly.

8. Do your think your sufferings have relation to any external stimuli (like, change of place) or any internal biological changes in the body, like, menses (in females)?

Possibly poor eating habits. Too much fast food, etc. Possibly poor topical treatments.

9. When do you feel better, during hot weather or cold weather, humid or dry weather?

Hot, Dry.

10. Describe your general mental set up? Are you Moody, Arrogant, Mild, Agreeable Changeable, Nervous, Suspicious, Easily offended, Quiet, Arguing, Irritating, Lazy etc.

Mild, Agreeable, Nervous, Quiet.

- How do you feel before or during a thunderstorm?


- Do you like being consoled during your tough times?


- Are you sensitive to external stimuli like smell, noise, light etc?


- Do you have any typical habit or gesture like nail biting, causeless
weeping, talking to one self etc?

chewing inside of cheeks.

- How do you feel about your friends, family, your children and especially your husband / wife?

love them, but need my alone time.

11. What are your fears and do you dream of any situation repeatedly?

Not being able to care for my parents. Losing my gf. Any kind of disease or illness. Doctors. Rarely dream.

12. What do you crave for in food items and what are your aversions?

Ice Cream, Starchy foods, Fruit.

Dislike a lot of sea food, not all. Zuchinni. Plain oatmeal.

13. How is your thirst: Less, Normal or Excessive?


14. How is your hunger: Less, Normal or Excessive?


15. Is there any kind of food which your body can’t stand?

Not sure. Probably High Fructose Corn Syrup & homoginized & pasturized dairy products. Sugars.

16. Is your sweat normal or less or more? Where does it sweat more: Head, Trunk or Limbs?

normal. Trunk.

17. How is your bowel movement and stool type?

at least once a day. Type: not sure what you mean.

18. How well do you sleep? Do you have a particular posture of sleeping?

Not too well, bad matress. Comfortable on my stomach or side. Never back. Need to be holding a pillow.

19. Do you think you are able to satisfy your sexual desires in general?

No. Waiting for marriage.

20. How do you think you are different from others, if at all?

Shy, not a good conversationalist. Socializing is difficult at times. But love to help people when I can.

21. What medications have been taken earlier by you to treat the diseases and do you have any particular symptom surfacing after the medication?

Just Lotrimin topically.

22. What major diseases are running in your family?

High blood pressure, heart disease, cancer. For some reason my family has a high red blood cell count in urine. Father's side.

23. Describe, how do you look like? Describe your overall appearance

6'2' tall
Medium build
200 lbs
Brown hair / hazel eyes
Caucasian / light skin.
some belly fat. I could lose.
don't drink or smoke.
Cloudbase last decade
Please take three doses of Arsenicum Album 200c at a gap of 4 hours for only one day (not daily) and report back after 15 days.

One dose means
If the medicine is in pills form 4 pills. Don't touch pills with hand. Use cap of bottle to take pills.
If the medicine is in liquid dilution form, 3-4 drops in some 20 ml water. Sip up slowly.

Please follow homeo restrictions like no coffee, no raw onion/garlic, no strong perfumes, don't eat or drink anything within 30 minutes before or after taking medicine.
kadwa last decade
Thank you. I purchased the product in pill form via the internet today. I'll see what happens in 15 days after taking it.

Kind Regards,
Cloudbase last decade
I've had BXO and was able to overcome it with out medical treatment. This was so scary at first but once you understand what it is and have a plan of action those fears subside. This may take a few weeks, but please please please do not be discouraged. This is a difficult skin disorder and it occurs slowly so obviously to get rid of it will take a little time.

First buy 100% tea tree oil. and 100% certified emu oil. BOTH OF THESE MUST BE PURE and from a reputable company. After that find a small bottle that you can mix these two ingredients together. I'd say 3 teaspoons of emu oil and 15 drops of tea tree oil. At first it may sting a little but thats ok. Apply 5 times a day or whenever you feel like the mixture has been absorbed into your skin.

Next, go to the store and pick up 100% PURE salmon oil (make sure it is only salmon oil and not the cheap stuff that is mixed with other fish oils). Also grab a bottle of vitamin A. Take the fish oil as directed (probably about 3000 MG per day) both of these are extremely good for inflammation and skin issues.

Cut all sugar and fake sugar out of your diet!!! Viruses and bacteria live off of these components. Also stay away from packaged and processed food. Eat fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat and quit the desserts.

I know this sucks, but its so worth it to rid yourself of this horrible disease.

Follow this regime for at least 3-4 weeks minimum. I'd be interested to know your progress. It only took a few weeks for me to see tremendous results. I tried so many different things and finally found something that worked. The white skin started to peel away and was replaced by fresh new skin.

I've kept my diet pure and healthy and so far have seen no occurrences. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Don't miss days and don't get discouraged early on! GOOD LUCK!!
dfrance 9 years ago
Wow! Thank you very much dfrance! I will give this a try. The doctors gave me Nystatin and Triamcinolone Acetonide Cream, a type of steriod. This took away most of the problem areas. But I am still left areas of white skin, especially around the frenulum and one side of the glans. And the foreskin still has a tight ring making it hard to retract. But it is a lot better than it was before the cream. I will definitely try your regimine. I will miss the goodies, but I'm willing to see if this will work.

I am planning on getting married in March, so I hope to have this taken care of by then.

Kind Regards,
Cloudbase 9 years ago
One other thing....the mixture is even more effective if you put DMSO in it...there were some stubborn white parts of the skin and I felt like they couldn't be penetrated by my mixture. So I put this DMSO 99.9% pure in my tea tree oil mix and BINGO it got through. Read about DMSO. There are some people who will say it is not safe but that is absolutely BS and I'd say they work for a pharmaceutical company if that is their stance. I have used it for weeks with no problems and have heard many good things about it. Mix DMSO 50% and Tea tree oil 50% to take care of the tough areas. Keep up with that clean diet. Talk to you later!
dfrance 9 years ago
Ok, thank you for the tip. Should I just start using the DMSO right away, or only if it is needed? Is this something I can find at a health food store? Does DMSO stand for something, just in case I need to be more specific with the store merchants?

Thank you again,
Cloudbase 9 years ago
DMSO is not something you will find at the store I don't think. I ordered it online. It is actually called dimethyl sulfoxide. It is an organic solvent mainly. It is used for many different things though. DMSO is EXTREMELY good at penetrating skin. I felt like that white skin was stopping the tea tree oil from getting through but with DMSO it jumps right through that tough layer of weird skin.

I found that using DMSO sped my healing process up immensely. So as long as you are fine with DMSO then I'd say just start with it. If I had known about it before I would have definitely used it.
dfrance 9 years ago
One other thing...buy a bottle of Red Clover. Make sure it is a good quality red clover. Take the capsules two at a time three to four times a day.

I can't say why I recommend this because I don't really have any proof other than that it seemed to heal me from the inside. My body started rejecting the BXO disease or whatever you wanted to call it. The Tea Tree Oil is good for the surface, but I don't think it takes care of the root cause of the problem. I found Red Clover through my study of this disease so that is why I'm HIGHLY recommending that you take it. I have been taking it for weeks and it seems to be doing some amazing things down there.
dfrance 9 years ago
Hi Dfrance,

I have been on a healthy diet now for about 2 weeks, and I have already seen an improvement. I am going to a store today that I think may have the ingredients for the mixture you suggested.

You said 3 teaspoons of emu oil per 15 drops of tea tree oil. What about the DMSO? How much do I add to this mixture? I know you said 50/50 for DMSO and Tea Tree oil for tough spots, but what about the original mixture...

Thanks again,
Cloudbase 9 years ago
I just eye-balled it. I put about half DMSO in the Tea Tree oil. Then just add maybe a couple tea spoons of the EMU. Go get that red clover though! That was the deal breaker for me along with the health diet.

Glad to hear things are getting better. The itching stops with the clover too!
dfrance 9 years ago
Hey, I've been following this treatment for about a week now with DMSO, Tea Tree and Emu Oil. I noticed some peeling within the first 2-3 days, but haven't really seen any changes in the tougher, more dense spots yet. Any ideas on how to make this most effective ?
Hastouki 8 years ago
Thats good! The peeling process is slow but eventually you get through the layers of skin. Think about how long it took for that skin to build up...it was a slow process right? So it takes a good amount of time to get through all of those layers of skin. It fades slowly but surely. If you feel like you need a tough mixture for some spots, try just Tea Tree and DMSO. The more concentrated it is the deeper its going to penetrate. You just don't want to burn yourself with the tea tree oil. Make sure you take that red clover too. Let me know how things go...I really am interested in whether or not this works for multiple people. I've heard good things so far.
dfrance 8 years ago
Thanks for the quick reply. I actually switched to just DMSO and tea tree today, noticed the lighter skin that I'm aiming to remove turned really wrinkly and the rest of the glans is smooth. I'll try this stronger version and hope it does the job. This condition scares me and I'm wishing that this is the answer. Thanks you so much for posting here and providing this information! Also, I've already taken 1 bottle of red clover tabs as directed on the bottle (5 tabs, 2 x per day). I'll buy another and keep going I guess.
[message edited by Hastouki on Thu, 14 Jun 2012 05:40:31 BST]
Hastouki 8 years ago
Yeah what happens is it turns wrinkly like you are saying and then 3-6 days later it starts to peel off. Its very strange but it works.
dfrance 8 years ago
Great, I'll keep going! Also, edited my post above acknowledging your red clover suggestion. Thanks again, I'll keep you updated.
Hastouki 8 years ago
Hey dFrance, I found a large area of skin peeling today on the glans and almost all of the lighter skin has peeled off and the glans looks almost perfect! I can't begin to tell you how thankful I am for finding this forum and your posts. One more thing, when you mentioned that the red clover was making your body 'reject' the bxo disease, what did you mean ? How did you know that the red clover was working for you at a systemic level ?
Hastouki 8 years ago
Hey man,
Glad to hear its working for you that is great! As soon as I started taking the red clover, I noticed a dramatic decrease in itching. This was before I had even began the regime of dmso and tea tree oil. Maybe you weren't having itching problems so its may not affect you as much.I'd recommend you keep taking it anyways. I can't prove exactly why you should take it, but I have reasons from my study of natural medicine/herbs. Its complicated but ya...
dfrance 8 years ago
Hey, after doing those weeks of topical treatment and red clover support. Have you had any recurrence ? Also, are you doing anything to maintain the affected areas? Generally, I try to eat healthy, but lately I've been focusing on completely avoiding any crap. Alcohol is also a bit of an issue, I'm always out with friends.
Hastouki 8 years ago
I always try to keep it dry even though its gone now. If I ever feel any itching...which I haven't for a long time, I would reapply a small dosage of the mixture of DMSO and Tea Tree Oil. Honestly, I don't see it coming back. I try to eat healthy and maintain my immune system. I don't drink much but I do occasionally and things seem to be fine. I'd just monitor it and see whats good and what isn't.
dfrance 8 years ago
Thanks, also meant to ask you. Since I started using the DMSO I've noticed a small red-ish spot appear, just wondering if might be causing something. I'm using a 99% DMSO solution which I apply a little bit of with a clean finger. Did you mix your DMSO directly with the tea tree ?
Hastouki 8 years ago
Yes, I mixed DMSO with tea tree oil about 50/50. If you are seeing red spots, you may have burned the skin a bit I'm not sure. Maybe taper back your applications a little bit and let the skin re-heal and see how things look. Tea Tree oil is pretty strong and most people would not recommend putting it down there haha. Of course, for those of us who actually have the condition we are willing to go a bit further to get rid of it. I handled a little initial burning no problem because the results were great. Do note that the DMSO takes the tea tree oil and penetrates the skin very very deep so it is possible that the red is some irritation of the tissue. I did experience a little bit of that if I remember correctly, but let up on the applications for a couple days and then re-evaluate the area, cool?
dfrance 8 years ago

I was wondering if there were any updates on how the treatment is going?

I've been diagnosed with this recently. I've been using steroids for a bit, which have helped but not got rid of the white scar tissue on the glans.

I've decided to try out this treatment that you're suggesting dfrance - sounds brilliant - I'm just slightly worried of any potential side effects.

Has anyone noticed any?

rjohn 8 years ago
Hello rjohn are u still there i would like to chat to you bout bxo
dufraise 8 years ago

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