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A 23-year-old male asked:

Red spots on the head of my penis, it doesn't hurt even if i get erections, the redness come and go, some times the intensifies for a day, but most of the time i can barely see them. thinking it was balanitis i used clotrimazole for 1 month no change?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
Try changing your laundry detergent, wear a loose underwear and apply cortisone OTC cream. If it does not get better pl see a Urologist or dermatologist. I hope that helps you
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Last updated Jan 31, 2022

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