A 30-year-old male asked:
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good afternoon doctor, 1. what causes balanitis? 2. can i use clotrimazole cream to treat balanitis? 3. clotrimazole cream, we have the vagina crea

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Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
"balantitis": This is usually caused in a non-circumcised male by a "yeast" variant. Clotrimazole cream may be effective, but circumcision removes the closed space the foreskin creates on the head of the penis for a more permanent "cure".
Answered on Mar 6, 2018
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