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Hi I have a kind of red area on the hed of my penis toward

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Hi
I have a kind of red area on the hed of my penis toward the shaft it's painless and not itchy and not causing me any problem I really can't describe it well may be better I can submit a pic
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.

Hello Mike,
I am Dr. Arun and will be helping you today.

Please post the picture. You may click the paper clip icon to attach the picture.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.
Thanks Mike for the picture.

Do you have history of unsafe sex?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I am married and I don't have sex outside my marriage.

Wife is healthy and sometimes we have sex with or without condoms.
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.
Since when is the red area?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
a month or more ..
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.
Hi Mike,

This is likely to be;

1) Condom allergy
2) Yeast infection; over the counter yeast cream would be recommended.
3) Non specific mild inflammation; resolves spontaneously.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

I would be happy to assist you further, if you need any more information.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
So what are you prescribing for me?

if allergy or yeast?

It doesn't seam to be healing by itself though
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.
Mike,

I would prescribe following initially;

1) Avoid using condom.
2) Claritin-D tablet.
3) Benadryl cream.

If these measures do not respond in 10 days than apply over the counter yeast cream (Monistat) for 10 days.

It is privilege assisting you.

Dr. Arun
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok thank you very much!

Is this session going to be open for me to follow up with you after 10 days?
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.
You are very welcome, Mike.

Yes this is open always for the customer.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi

I couldn't find Benadryl cream where I live.

Is Pimafucort ok to be used as replacement ?

Thanks
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 1 year ago.
Mike,

Pimafucort contains steroid and neomycin; both of which are not necessary in your case. Ask the pharmacist for an other steroid free allergy cream.

Best

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