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Could I take candid B for yeast infection on penis?

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hi can i uses candid b for yeast infection on my penis
Posted Mon, 9 Sep 2013 in Men's Health
Answered by Dr. Vaishalee Punj 41 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Candid alone is enough

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for posting your query on XXXXXXX

Candid (clotrimazole) alone is usually enough for yeast infection. We may not use the b (steroidal) component of the medicine for now. I mostly prescribe miconazole instead of clotrimazole to my patients because of its longer action of 2 - 3 days.

In your medical history you have mentioned a history of cuts on foreskin. I was just wondering if these are related to the yeast infection or phimosis. For the cuts due to phimosis candid b (with the steroidal component) may be a better option.

Let me know if you need further clarification.


Dr Vaishalee
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