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Here are some...: Thrush is referred to the lesion of yeast mucosal infection. Yeast infection in a long tight foreskin is common, especially in one with inadequate topical hygiene and poorly controlled diabetes; it yes, it involves almost the whole glans penis and foreskin, called balanoposthitis and it unlikely affects the opening (meatus) alone. More? Seek pro-evaluation timely. ...Read more
Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...Read more
Not a good choice: Even though canestan is an antifungal, it would not be the drug of choice for oral thrush. If you have thrush-like symptoms on your tongue, you should see your dentist or physician, because there are several different medications used to treat this yeast-like fungus, depending on the severity of the thrush, your own health, and your immune strength. It would not be wise to treat this yourself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Painful glans penis & forskin. Red rash. Treated for balanitis with no change. Been tested for STD all clear. Forskin can be retracted. Circumcision?
Very itchy scrotum and tip of penis, taken canestan, fluclonazole, no avail.Swollen penis foreskin and anal fissures, what could it be?It's depressing!
Eczema: Sometimes eczema acts similarly to 'jock itch' but doesnt respond to anti-fungals. You can try desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (used for diaper rash) for relief until you can see a doctor, see if a steroid might be helpful, but should be used cautiously in that area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Candidal infection: Candida albicans is a natural inhabitant of the mouth and vagina. With stress, use of antibiotics, change of ph or sometimes due to an immune compromised state and uncontrolled diabetes the normal levels of candida increase and result in thrush. If this occurs frequently have it checked by your gynecologist. ...Read more
It sort of depends: With an erect penis, there would be no difference in size, as the foreskin would be naturally retracted by the erection. With a flaccid penis, the uncircumcised penis would be a little bit longer than the circumcised one, as the foreskin would extend a bit beyond the head (glans) of the penis. Functionally, there would be no difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A urologist visit: Is in order. A cleanser, probably not betadine, is in order but obtaining a diagnosis is a more pressing need. ...Read more