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Whiteness under the foreskin of penis due to moisture. Possibility of yeast infection, treatment?

a small area under the foreskin of my penis turns white when mositure builds up on it throughout the day. then when it dries it turns back to normal. its always the same area and it never spreads to any other area on my body, i have no pain and it doesnt itch . is this a yeast infection . is there something i can get from over the counter
Asked On : Fri, 24 Aug 2012
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It sounds more likely as "dirty" particles more than yeast infection. This is because when this part is getting humid and you are wearing underwear (cotton), then, some particles of the underwear are mixed with the moisten area and leading to white thing under the foreskin.

You should keep it clean and dry, this is enough.

If the itching starts, then, you can have any anti-fungal cream containing clotrimazole.
Answered: Thu, 10 Oct 2013
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