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Dr. Chip, Board Certified Physician
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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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I think i have balanitis i can say this from looking at pictures

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I think i have balanitis i can say this from looking at pictures from the net i had this for 8 months now but i dont think its fungal i think its bacterial because i was unhygienic then i have used creams like miconazole that brings the inflamation down but doesnt clear the symptom i guess what can use or take to get rid of this symptom
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi Can you post a photo on this page?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
How can i do that doesnt give me a option to upload picture?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK. You can post it at Photobucket, Snapfish, or Imageshack and give me the link
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
http://s1290.photobucket.com/user/Customer/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zpsd7ddc376.jpg.html?filters[user]=141969882&filters[recent]=1&sort=1&o=0
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Sorry for the delay. The photo's coloring makes it a little difficult but it looks like a smooth, flat redness to the head?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
http://s1290.photobucket.com/user/Customer/media/Mobile%20Uploads/image_zps4627c76e.jpg.html. Another clear view
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Sorry but there's an orange hue to the whole photo but at least I don't see any flaking of the skin. So is this just a patch of redness?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Yes the penis head is cracked inflamed (red)
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK Rees. Besides the clortrimazole what else have you tried?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Daktacort which contains miconazale and hydrocortisone
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
OK. I don't think this is fungal balanitis then. Most likely its a type of eczematous dermatitis and you need to try a straight cortisone cream instead of the Daktacort. It may be that the micronazole is actually irritating things here. That said, if you haven't had a doctor look at this, you should
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
What cream only contains cortisone and how long will it take to get rid of this symptom
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
There are a lot of over the counter cortisone creams that you can get at any drug store--just ask the pharmacist. I'd suggest applying it three times a day and it should clear this up in about two weeks
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Any oral tablets to take?
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
No, that kind of cortisone requires a prescription. Let me know how it goes and please remember to rate my service to you
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/aw/d/B0047W1RTU/ref=mp_s_a_1_2?qid=1416509791&sr=8-2&pi=AC_SX200_QL40. Is this a good cream to clear the symptoms
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
That's a gopd moisturizer but it doesn't have hydrocortisone in it. Here's a link for you
http://www.lloydspharmacy.com/en/lloydspharmacy-hydrocortisone-cream-1-15g-15198
Now please remember to rate my service to you Rees
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