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Have itchy penis and noticed white stuff beneath the foreskin. Sign of STD?

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I am itching inside my penis, is this a sign of STD? also I had some white stuff like an emulsion coming from beneath the foreskin.I am kind of confused.please help.
Posted Tue, 23 Apr 2013 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
 
 
Answered by Dr. Mayank Bhargava 43 minutes later
Hi XXXXXX,
Welcome to XXXXXXX forum.

Let me know the associated symptoms along with mentioned.
Do you have some reddish colored area beneath the white stuff?
Have you washed the area with water and soap?

With the available described symptoms, there appears to be possibility of Thrush or candidiasis.
Candidiasis is caused by normal commensal fungus "Candida Albicans".
This fungus gets proliferated after breech in immunity.
Body itself has protective mechanism to prevent its proliferation which gets removed after washing with water and soap.

You should consult with XXXXXXX medicine specialist/ dermatologist and should go for thorough check up.
You should also go for complete blood count, KOH mount preparation for fungus.

You should also apply Terbinafine ointment at affected area.
As such there is no need of any dietary restriction or change of diet.

Hope that helps.
Let me know your other query.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
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Follow-up: Have itchy penis and noticed white stuff beneath the foreskin. Sign of STD? 6 hours later
i have cleaned the white stuff and seems like it no longer appears, but the penis is still itching inside. and i think i have little boil on the fore skin. i went for the medical cheks last week and still waiting for the results. so is thrush an STD?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Mayank Bhargava 14 minutes later
Hi,
Thrush may occur in region where STDs are common.
Thrush may be transmitted by sexual contact.
You should apply Terbinafine ointment as you are definitely suffering from thrush or candidiasis.

Best regards,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
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Follow-up: Have itchy penis and noticed white stuff beneath the foreskin. Sign of STD? 11 minutes later
Okay, I will try get Terbinafine ASAP. Can i get terbinafine from the pharmacy or should i go to the hospital?Thank you very much for assisting me, much appreciated.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Mayank Bhargava 11 minutes later
Hi,
You should take it on written prescription from a local doctor.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
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