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Can I know by a diagnosis whether penis is itching because of laundry detergent or yeast infection ?

can a diagnosis conclude whether a penis irritation is from a laundry detergent rather than from a contracted yeast infection
Asked On : Sun, 10 Apr 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi,thanks for query.Irritation from laundry detergent can be for a short period.In case of any infection it will not go without specific treatment.History of unprotected sex is also important to have some more idea.Please see your doctor for examination.
wishing you good health.
Answered: Tue, 28 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
u can surely differentiate between two condition
detergent reaction is contact dermatitis and true irritation while yeast infection is not irritation but true infection
1-irritation is bright red while infection is dull red with whitish slough
2-pain is more in irritation
3-itching is more in infection
4-infection respond to antifungal while irritation respond to steroid cream
better to consult dermatologist .
Answered: Tue, 28 Jun 2011
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