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I have had Thrush now and the cream works but after a few

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I have had Thrush for months now and the cream works but after a few days it comes back, my foreskin goes tough and the skin splits and cracks now the cracks have small blisters on them, could you offer advice ?

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Do you have any itching or pain?

Please upload a pic here for better advice.

Can be resistant eczema which will respond to steroid ointment.
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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It does itch, and I only get pain when I urinate as I can't pull my foreskin back, could you advise on how I upload a pic and what cream I can but over the counter to help treat this.

Please click on the attach a file button left to the send button --then you should be able to upload the picture.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Please see attached

Ok thanks for the picture.

You have a condition called balanitis xerotica obliterans ( BXO).

This is an eczema type condition --immune system attacks the skin for unknown reason.

This often causes fibrosis of the foreskin also known as phimosis.

The lesions and other symptoms can be treated with a strong steroid ointment like Clobetasol 0.05% ointment twice daily.

Phimosis will require surgical excision.

Diagnosis is confirmed by a the skin biopsy.

Hence you will need to see a dermatologist soon.