A 53-year-old male asked:
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clotrimazole caused skin to peel on penis, what is safe to put on the peeling skin to sooth and help heal?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Lotion: A gentle and soothing lotion like cedophil might help.
Answered on Aug 4, 2017
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Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Leave it alone: The best approach is to just leave it alone and let it heal on its own. You were presumably using Clotrimazole for a fungal infection, which will then come back if you use a lot of ointments, steroids, or moisturizers.
Answered on Sep 6, 2018
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