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Good evening, I am Dr Ruff. Thank you for the question, the photo is useful. There is no sinister lesion which is reassuring, but I think you are correct that this is balanitis. If Clotrimazole has made a slight improvement I would propose you use a combination of clotrimazole as well as hydrocortisone. Both are available from a pharmacist.
The clotrimazole is three times daily, the hydrocortisone twice daily.
Apply the hydrocortisone first thing, 30mins later apply clotrimazole. Apply the clotrimazole again at lunchtime. Then in the evening apply the clotrimazole 1hour before you go to bed, then the hydrocortisone again before going to bed.
This will help break the cycle of inflammation. The likely cause is a fungal cause given the location.
You can get a combination treatment on prescription which does make it easier to treat.
I hope that is of some help. If no improvement following a few weeks of treatment, then please ask your GP to have a look.
No worries, you can use 0.5% or 1%, avoid the urethra if possible and just apply to the rash, you will be fine with this
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