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fungal infection in area around my penis

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Markyia Nichols
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Anal symptoms: A fungal infection might cause symptoms of burning or itching in the anal area. Hemorrhoids can occasionally be internal and invisible to the eye. T ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
30 years experience Pediatrics
Fungus: I usually ask my patients to continue antifungal cream until the skin is clear and then continue another week. If it isn't getting better after 10 da ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Fung
Dr. John Fung answered
39 years experience General Surgery
Yes: You have a fungal infection, sometimes called "Jock Itch". Use an antifungal cream or powder that contains terbinafine, miconazole, or clotrimazole. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
36 years experience Urology
Balanitis: most skin infections of the penis are caused by fungi. most can be treated with topical antifungal's with our without a steroid. there are only one ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Lewis
44 years experience Urology
See answer : If the diagnosis of fungal infection is correct, one should note definite improvement within two weeks of taking clotrimazole. Not that it is particul ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Pimple on foreskin: There are several possibilities including infection. Please see your doctor who will tell you what it is and how to treat it. If an infection, the s ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
? Under foreskin: Established fungal infection under a tight foreskin may well require a circumcision. Your dr. Might prescribe an oral antifungal such as Fluconazole o ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Are you sure: How do you know without a doubt that you have a fungal infection inside your penis? See a urologist if you have not seen one already.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
You need an: Antifungal from your doc. Keep the area as clean and dry as possible. Fungi love damp dark places. Change underwear daily.

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