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Whats are there white patches on my penis? I have the scaly,

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Whats are these white patches on my penis? I have the scaly, dry, whites patches on my penis shaft under the foreskin and some smaller ones on the the ridge around the head. Had them a while but seems to be getting worse. Here's a photo http://imgur.com/lGh0BKg

Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 2 years ago.
Hi. This is called balanitis--a yeast infection of your penis.

You can try treating it with Lamisil cream three times a day for two weeks but if that's ineffective you'll need prescription ketoconazole cream

Let me know if you need more information please
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