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Candid B Cream

It is an anti-fungal cream used to treat skin infections such as athlete's foot, jock itch, ringworm and yeast infections. It is composed of Clotrimazole and Beclomethasone.

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I have a fungal infection on the inside covering of my penis, despite using Candid-B. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, It has been more than two years since it happened. My penis's inside covering has a fungus infection again. I used Candid-B for ten days, and even then, there has been no change. Please suggest a solution.   Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have seen your query and concern. With your descriptions, it seems you have balanoposthitis. Do not use Candid-B (Beclamethossone and Clotrimazole) as it contains steroids. Balanitis is inflammation of the glans penis. Balanitis involving the foreskin and prepuce is ...  Read Full »

I am suffering from Tinea cruris which is spreading in my inner area and becoming itchy even after using Candid B powder. Please advise.

Query: Hello doctor,The Tinea cruris has been spreading​ in my underwear area. It is very itchy. I am using candid B cream but after a few hours, it has started again. Please suggest some curable tricks and suggest some medicines which are available in all medicine shops.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query and understand your concern. It looks like tinea cruris. Tinea cruris is a fungal infection of the groin, I suggest you follow certain general measures 1. Do not keep the area wet at all. Use Clotrimazole (Zinc oxide and Aerosil) powder frequentl...  Read Full »

I am concerned about symptoms of balanitis reoccuring, every time I stop using the medication for it. Is there a permanent treatment?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been diagnosed with balanitis (slight redness of the penis & smelly discharge) and I am currently using Candid B cream for the past 10 days and have had one dose of Fluconazole 150 mg tablet. Once I stop applying the cream, the symptoms manifest again. Kindly help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I can understand your concern. Balanitis is inflammation of the glans penis. Balanitis involving the foreskin and prepuce is termed balanoposthitis. Predisposing factors include poor hygiene or overwashing, use of over-the-counter medications, and nonretraction of the...  Read Full »

Allergy on the head part of my penis and inner skin of my penis.

Query: Hi, I am a 26 year old male. I am having some allergy on the head part of my penis and the inner skin of my penis. Consulted a local doctor. The doctors are saying that, it is just an allergy and giving some tablets and ointments. But it is not recovering. Give me your advice.  Read Full »

Dr. Kalpana Pathak

Answer: Hi, Thanks for writing to us. There could be many causes for such lesions like fungal infection (candidal balanoposthitis), lichen planus, irritant dermatitis, and etc. Candidal BP is the most common cause amongst all. So right now, I would advise you that, wash the area with lukewarm water twice in...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for non-healing tiny cuts on the penile skin?

Query: Hello doctor, My penis skin end has got tiny cuts around and it is not healing for more than one month. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Rajesh Gulati

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Clean the area with Betadine solution twice a day. Apply Candid-B ointment twice a day. Take tablet Kineto Forte (Serratiopeptidase) 15 mg once a day for ten days. Update your condition after ten days.  Read Full »

My problem is genital redness which persists even after medications. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor,I am 25 years old male. My problem is the redness of the genitals. It has been two months now. It first started from my penis head with four or five red bumps-like spots. Then I consulted a dermatologist. He gave me Candid-B cream to apply and some anti-fungal tablets. But I mistakenly ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shreyansh Talesra

Answer: Hello, Welcome to According to the history given by you, it could be irritant contact dermatitis followed by application of dettol. Since you have used most of the creams and few of it containing steroids, your skin has got thinned, and that is why you could see red colored vessels. I...  Read Full »

Why am I having itching and irritation near genital area?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from heavy itching and irritation in the area between my thighs near the genital area and the asshole area. Currently, I am using Candid B lotion and Clotrimazole cream.  Read Full »

Dr. Thakare Sampada Avinash

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Avoid Candid B (Beclometasone and Clotrimazole) cream. It is a fungal infection. You will need oral antifungal medication. Are you allergic to oral medication? Are you diabetic?   Read Full »

What is the treatment for red bumps on the Penis.?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing this occurrence of red bumps on my penis head. Initially, it all started with pain with retraction of the foreskin and blisters on the foreskin. To this, I applied candid B cream for three days, this situation was resolved. I stopped applying candid B cream, th...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashwini. V. Swamy

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I saw your blood report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It shows that you had a herpes infection in the past, but the IgM is normal meaning no infection at present. Bumps on genitalia are difficult to diagnose without seeing the picture. Can you please a...  Read Full »

I have been on balanitis treatment without a positive result. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My doctor told me that I have balanitis. He prescribed Clotrimazole and Beclomethasone cream, Itraconazole capsules (one capsule every day) and Levocetirizine dihydrochloride (one tablet for every night) for 10 days. I have finished all medicines in 10 days. First three days I felt that I...  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The treatment which you are taking is entirely correct. Continue it for another two to three weeks. Undergo a test for diabetes as balanitis is a recurrent problem in a diabetes patient. Also, please attach some photo of the area so that it will be easy to diagnose t...  Read Full »

Why do I get red dots on my penis after masturbation?

Query: Hello doctor, I get red dots on my penis after masturbating or having sex. It becomes normal after applying Candid B cream and Fusidic acid on the penis. Again after having sex, the red dots, which are very small and sometimes they have a white center, are seen on the penis head. One more thing I wo...  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have read your concern. With your description, it seems you have developed candidal balanitis. Red dots, which you described, are known as satellite lesions. I suggest you stop using Candid B (Clotrimazole and Betamethasone dipropionate), as it contains steroids. Do ...  Read Full »

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