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Can A Man Get Ringworm On His Penis How Can It Be Cured
Yes: Topical anti-fungals. The treatments labeled for jock-itch will work. ...Read more
Trichophyton is one of the common types of fungus that can infect the skin, called a "dermatophyte". It can cause ringworm of the skin (such as athlete's foot or jock itch) or of the scalp. It is usually diagnosed with a scraping of the skin and can be treated with topical medications if on the skin, or oral medicines if involving ...Read more
Be sure of diagnosis: There are different fungi that may be lumped under the diagnosis of ringworm. Clotrimazole or tolnaftate for 3-4 weeks is usually effective if the lesion is confined to non hair bearing areas, but ringworm on scalp, beard and pelvic areas usually require oral medication with griseofulvin or fluconazole, etc. ...Read more
I am unmarried, never had sex, no uti, but penile tip burns, a ringworm infection in penis cured 5 months ago, once ejaculated in a semi hard erection.
Yes: Depending on hygene, sexual practice,duration of excessive moisture...yes, fungal infections can happen on an uncircumcised penis. They are less common and easier to treat ...Read more
Don't fret: This should not interfere with the delivery of healthy sperm to their destination. You might want to treat it with topical meds and wash them off prior to reproductive work. It should respond to topical meds within a week or so.If it doesn't you need to have the doc make sure that is what it is. ...Read more
Yes: Assuming your diagnosis is correct lotrimin (clotrimazole) is an effective treatment for fungal infections (ringworm). However "ringworm" infections involving the penis are somewhat unusual. Yeast infections would be a more likely fungal infection involving the penis and yes lotrimin (clotrimazole) would work for that too. ...Read more
I have ringworm on my penis and it's bright red circles , I am using lotromin, is that gonna work or do I need to go to a doctor?
See answer: Difficult to be precise without seeing the rash or location (shaft or glans, circumcised or not). Ringworm is a misnomer as does not occur or apply to rashes on the penis. Though your rash may be caused by a yeast-like fungus (Rx: antifungal), other causes include irritant or allergic contact dermatitis, or skin-type dermatitis: atopic, lichen planus, psoriatic, etc (Rx: topical steroid). See MD. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I have what i believe is ringworm on my circumcised penis shaft right under the glans, what treatment should I use since it's sensitive area.?
See doctor: First, you need to find out exactly what it is. It could be a ringworm, but it also could be psoriasis, an allergic rash, or many other possibilities. If it is ringworm you doctor will prescribe an appropriate anti-fungal treatment. If it is psoriasis or another inflammatory condition, (s)he will prescribe an anti-inflammatory cream that is safe for that area. ...Read more
I have a skin infection at the top of my penis that looks like ringworm and some area of my penis becomes scaly.I feel itchy during night.What's this?
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