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Hi,For about 1.5 years I've been dealing with a persistent irritation, discoloration and dryness of my penis glans that is resistant to regular treatment of fungal infection & general balanitis.This was triggered after I was treated for what was diagnosed as folliculitis of the pubic area, either a fungal or bacterial infection that spread around my pubic area but resolved after 6-7 weeks. This was diagnosed by a dermatologist but never confirmed. The infection appeared days after Protected sex with a new partner.The visible infection cleared. But immediately after I developed the symptoms in my penis glans -- severely dry, angry red, shiny -- basically all the symptoms of unspecific balanitis. I was prescribed a cortisone/clotrimazole mix which seemed to have no effect and I stopped after 2 weeks application.After 2 weeks the symptoms became less severe but the skin has never returned to normal. My glans used to be light pink and healthy looking, and now looks permanently dried out, unhealthy, and covered in small bumps I take to be visible capillaries. It is especially aggravated and noticeable when erect.I am at a loss and the dermatologist I went to a year ago wasn't much help beyond prescribing the cortisone/clotrimazole which didn't work. I've been urine tested for infection twice which came back negative.I've just been self-treating, going back and forth between Avene Cicalfate and coconut oil, twice a day which helps with the dryness but not much else. Some days look worse than others, fluctuating from moderate to angry-red discoloration. Again, it's been over a year with this problem. I would really like to resolve this.Thank you for reading and I really appreciate the help in advance.*I will attach photos
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Hi could you please refer me to another doctor specializing in dermatology, thank you.
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