A 18-year-old male asked:

What is the best otc cream to use for a penile yeast infection?

3 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 59 years experience
The one that treats the cause which can be tested for I would ask pharmacist for local advice. Google lt and look at images. Match up and will have better idea of what is going on. If lots of white stuff ask GP adbout monilial.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
try fluconazole
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Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 56 years experience
Since there are so many, ask the head pharmacist or your PCP. You want the advice and the most effective cream.
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