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Small reddish patch on penis shaft. Using a moisturizing cream. What else can I use?

I have a small reddish patch on my penis shaft underneath the head. It appears to be flat, but might be very slightly raised. It seemed to be part of a larger rash that I got after applying a penile moisturizing lotion to my shaft. However, most of the rash disappeared within a few day, but this one spot remained, and hasn t disappeared in over a month. I m a 54 year-old white male who is circumcized.
Asked On : Wed, 26 Dec 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response

If this appeared after applying some lotion, then it can be an allergic reaction.Other common cause o fsuch rash is fungal infection , but in that case generally there is itching.

You can try ---
Nonprescription (over-the-counter) remedies include
•     anti-itch creams containing camphor, menthol, pramoxine (Itch-X, Sarna Sensitive), or diphenhydramine (Benadryl).
•     antihistamines like diphenhydramine (Benadryl), chlorpheniramine (Chlor-Trimeton), or loratadine (Claritin, Claritin RediTabs, Alavert); and cetirizine (Zyrtec).


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