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Boils on back and thighs, white deposits on foreskin, bleeding, wounds. What are they?

hi, i recently had some sort of skin allergy in which i had boils on my back and inner thighs. i went through anit-biotics and pain killers. in the mean while i saw some white deposits inside the foreskin and in a couple of days the foreskin stopped pulling back. now if i try it the skin is getting wounded and starts bleeding slowly. i don t experience any sort of pain until i try to pull it back. please suggest something , it has started to get me worried.
Asked On : Sun, 24 Mar 2013
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you seem to have developed Candidial Balanoposthitis.... ie Fungal infection of the glans and prepuce...Such infections are quite common especially when someone has been on antibiotics recently...
Such infections initially present with collection of whitish discharge under the foreskin and later there is development of erythema, small white lesions and erosions over the affected area...and in later cases, it becomes difficult to retract the prepuce due to fissuring involving the prepucs..
So firstly , i would advise you to keep the area clean,..Try retracting the prepuce slowly little bit each day and do warm saline compresses over the region. After cleaning, apply a topical antifungal cream like clotrimazole cream over the affected area twice a day...try this for a week ,if there is not much relief then you might need oral antifungals as visit a dermatologist for proper assessment and treatment if there is no relief

hope it helps

Dr Geetika Paul
Answered: Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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