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I have a red rash on my penis which I believe is dermatitis

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Hi, I have a red rash on my penis which I believe is dermatitis (as I have had before) I have tried using thrush cream but it appears to make it worse. I’ve had it for about 10 days and it hasn’t cleared yet
JA: How long have you been dealing with the issue? Is this your first time reaching out for information about it?
Customer: No I have had it before. About 10 days so far but this is the first time I’m reaching out about on this occasion
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: No nothing

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Do you have a picture of the rash that you can attach here?

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
File attached (S625M42)

Thank you.

I have seen the picture.

This does look like dermatitis. I will suggest that you stop using the antifungal/thrush cream and apply 1 percent hydrocortisone cream thrice a day on the area, keep the area moisturized and avoid sexual intercourse and masturbation until this has healed.

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Hi Doc, I went to the pharmacy and bought the cream that you mentioned. It does advise not to be used on genital area, is there a specific cream I need to buy for that or is that just a warning?

No, the warning is not to use it inside the urethra and the vagina. You can use it on the penis skin.