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I think I have penile psoriasis one patch that comes and

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I think I have penile psoriasis one patch that comes and goes. Shiny light red and then scales up a little. What remedies or over the counter meds Can I use
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  DermDoc replied 1 year ago.


Do you have any psoriasis lesion on the body?

Since how long are you having this condition?

Any treatments tried so far?

Any associated itching?Pain?

Any history of unprotected sex with multiple partners?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have dry scaly areas on back triceps areas that itches from time to time. Upper thighs get dry and scaly and itch at times. Get dry and itchy on ankle area. I practice safe spec with condom. I have used vasoline and aquafor ointments. It almost went a way last week. I accidentally put body cream in that area and it flared up again. It gets itchy a times but not real bad. I would say I have had this condition for over a month now
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
May I add that I use baby powder in my genital area to keep dry..
Expert:  DermDoc replied 1 year ago.

You can use baby powder in groin area but avoid its use on penis.

As such 1 % hydrocortisone cream(OTC) can be tried on the penile lesion.It will tend to reduce the inflammation and reduce itching.

I hope this helps

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How can I keep it away? Should I use ointments that treat psoriasis
Expert:  DermDoc replied 1 year ago.

The main stay of treatment for psoriasis include steroid cream like hydrocortisone mentioned above.

You can purchase this cream OTC and apply on the penile lesion.

Expert:  DermDoc replied 1 year ago.

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