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White patches on penis suggestive of fungal or yeast infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help yu
Doctor :   are you ther
User :   Hello Doctor. I am aged about 40 years staying in Hyderabad. For the past couple of months I have having some problem. Though it feels embarrasing to mention, but I sincerely feel that as patients nothing should be kept secret. In fact, the problem is related to the pennis.
Doctor :   yes carry on
Doctor :   feel free
Doctor :   to express all your doubts
User :   There are some whitish chese like things that have appeared on the gland and it is spreading further. From whatever research I have done in the internet, I could make out that it is yeast infection. But I really do not know what kind of doctor, I mean with what specialization I should consult for the problem. Though I found a number of medicines on the net, they are US centric and are not to be found in the pharmacies in Hyderabad. Could you please suggest as to what should I do and whom should I consult in Hyderabad?
Doctor :   That is fine
User :   Yes. I badly need your advice.
Doctor :   Most of the white patches are collections of Smegma ( a tried product of sperm) due to uncleaniless
Doctor :   and other cause is the fugal infection
Doctor :   that is candida
Doctor :   You have to consult a Dermatologist
Doctor :   any one
Doctor :   in Hyderabad
User :   As far as I am concerned, I as a matter of fact clean it regularly.
Doctor :   It is very common
Doctor :   too
Doctor :   so you should not be worried if you see the doctor and get the proper medcines
Doctor :   regularly
User :   Do you have any doctor registered with you who is from Hyderabad whom I can consult?
Doctor :   Sorry we have database only from Bangalore
Doctor :   But it is easy ot find one in your locality
Doctor :   I said it is very common
User :   Can you suggest the name of any individual dermatologist you know in Hyderabad. I mean a doctor who specialises in this kind of diseases?
Doctor :   and can be treated by anyone
Doctor :   I cant remember any names
Doctor :   Pleaae confirm the details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 91-0000
User :   Should I consult any dermatologist in the city from any of the reputed hospitals?
User :   Yes, the mobile number and e-mail ID are correct
Doctor :   very much
Doctor :   it is good to go there
Doctor :   and they shall guide yu
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   No thanks. Thanks a lot for the time and for the advice. Look forward to chating you sometime later.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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