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A 27-year-old male asked:

I have a small red color spot on my head of penis. i am uncircumcised. i consulted pcp and she gave me clotrimazole cream. j started to apply now but after applying the red spot started to more red?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
That is a typical response after applying a medication on the rash at first. You just need to use as instructed and if you have a fungal rash, you should see the improvement after 2 days.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
hard to say without exam. If not better in a week pl see a Urologist
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What do you advise if i had fungus on the shaft of my penis, now it turnd white after using clotrimazole cream, will my skin color..?
Dr. James Lin
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A 33-year-old male asked:
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STDs: The best way in which to obtain an answer to your question is to have a professional examine the rash and test you accordingly. Good luck.
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A member asked:
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Last updated Apr 11, 2022

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