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the end of my the has gone white. at times it

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the end of my penis the foreskin has gone white. at times it can be painful Ive not been circumcised and Im diabetic
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 3 years ago.

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this could be due to poor circulation from your diabetes

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or could be due to an infection

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this can be quite serious

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if there is an infection, it must be treated immediately with antibiotics or antifungal treatments.

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and your diabetes has to be better controlled.

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what is your hemoglobin a1c level?

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are you a type 1 or type 2 diabetic?

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are you overweight?

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hello?

Customer:

is there any medication that I can try

Dr. David :

you can try over the counter antibiotic creams and antifungal creams.

Dr. David :

but I can't see your penis

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so I can't tell if there is an infection or not

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or if just poor circulation.

Customer:

I think there is infection its more sore if it gets wet I cannot retract my foreskin

Dr. David :

I see.

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then I would try to use both antibiotic creams like neosporin on the area twice a day for a week

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but you have to make an appiontment to see your doctor.

Customer:

what creams would you suggest

Dr. David :

you don't want to continue to treat this without seeing a doctor.

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you can by neosporin over the counter.

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