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I have redness on skin of penis shaft. Burns and is very

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I have redness on skin of penis shaft. Burns and is very uncomfortable. Doctor said possible fungus or yeast infection. Was given cream for area and it does not help. I am constantly uncomfortable and am at end of my rope! What could this be? Been tested for STDs even though I have been with same person for over a year.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

can you upload clear jpg photos of the area?

do you see the "add file" link where you can add photos?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I can not spare anymore money so a written reply is greatly appreciated
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I cannot upload pictures
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
How long before a response is given?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

cream adds too much moisture to the area

if in need fungus, you have to dry the area with antifungal powders and sprays.

you should ask for a prescription for nystatin powder used 4 times a day for 4-6 weeks to clear up fungal infections.

this is prescription from your doctor.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I will ask Doctor to prescribe me the powder I really hope it helps Thankyou
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

fungus like to grow in dark warm moist environments

so keeping the area dry is key to fighting off fungal infections.

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