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How can an infection near the penile foreskin be treated as per the attached images?

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Dr. Kakkar S.


Practicing since :2002

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Posted on Wed, 5 Sep 2018 in General Health
Question: Hello Doctor,

Per your request, I have uploaded pictures of the area (pennis with foreskin retracted).

Kindly respond with your opinion on next steps.
Also, I have applied topical antibiotic today to see if it is bacterial versus fungal infection.

Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Candidal balanitis

Detailed Answer:

I have viewed the images.

It seems like a yeast infection. I suggest you apply a topical antifungal e.g Clotrimazole 1 %cream, twice daily.

In addition to this, I suggest you take an oral antifungal e.g tab Fluconazole once a day for 3 days.

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Dr. Kakkar S
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