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Experience:  30 years practice in general and cosmetic dermatology
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How are you? I'm ok. I have been having itchiness and

Customer Question

hi how are you?
JA: I'm good. And you?
Customer: I'm ok.
JA: Glad to hear it. What seems to be the problem?
Customer: I have been having itchiness and sometimes swelling on my penis My GP treated for candidiasis. So I took a course of pills. and I have been using Cadid B cream. The course for the tablets finished two weeks ago and symptoms have dissipated somewhat.
JA: Is this your first time reaching out for information about this?
Customer: yes
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: No I have had a yeast infection a couple years ago and the itch is similar to that.
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.

sorry you are having itching there.

I think you need to keep the area dry

fungus likes to grow in dark, warm, moist environments.

creams can worsen the moisture in the area.

you should ask your doctor for prescription Nystatin antifungal powder for the area.