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.

Recently Answered Questions Recently Answered Questions

All the answers published in this website are written by Verified medical doctors, therapists and health experts. The Content has been moderated by iCliniq medical review team before publication. Post your medical clarifications on iCliniq by choosing the right specialty and get them answered. Your medical queries will be answered 24/7 by top doctors from iCliniq.

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 thighs near genital area and asshole area. Currently, I am using Candid B lotion and Clotrimazole cream.   Read Full »


Dr. Sampada Avinash Thakare

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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? For more information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-d...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest some treatment for redness and pain on the glans.

Query: Hello doctor, I have redness and pain on the glans with whitish skin layer peeling off after a bath. I have been using Candid ointment for about 10 days without much relief. Should I change over to Candid B instead?  Read Full »


Dr. Salah Saad Shoman

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.If you do not regularly wash under the foreskin, a cheesy material, called smegma, accumulates. This can become infected and cause irritation. The solution is to wash carefully with warm salty water.If this occurred following sexual intercourse, then this is probably caused...  Read Full »

Please suggest treatment for candidal balanitis.

Query: Hi, I am suffering from balanitis since last month. I am using an antifungal cream (candid B) to avoid it. Till the time I use antifungal cream all rashes/infection disapper, but once I stop applying the cream all symptoms start again.  Sympoms are: Red skin around head of penis and itchiness aft...  Read Full »


Dr. Meha Malhotra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Have you ever been diagnosed by a doctor because balanitis has several other causes as well and fungal infection is one of them. Get a fasting and post prandial blood sugar done and please send me a few details: Have you noticed any swellings in your groin area ? Do you ...  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 twic...  Read Full »

Why do I have redness and constant itching sensation in my penis?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 39 year old male. I weigh 89.7 kg. I have a constant itching sensation in the penis. Also, there is dirt around the foreskin. Even though I clean it frequently with fresh water, it is back in two to three hours. The tip of my penis is also redder than usual.  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms indicate a fungal infection. Send me a picture of your condition for a more accurate treatment. Have you got yourself tested for diabetes? I suggest you take the following medications for at least three weeks: Tablet Fluka (Fluconazole) 150 mg every al...  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 w...  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. 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 no...  Read Full »

My wife and myself have some itchy white spots in our private parts. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am having itchy white spots on my penis from last two days. When I rub the spots, it seems the skin is peeling off. It started after having sexual intercourse with my wife, and she also has some white itchy spots on her vagina. Both of us got the same problem a couple of times in the...  Read Full »


Dr. Gaurang Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I need pictures of these spots for better diagnosis. But as per your complaint, there are two things which can be considered. A fungal infection, it is common in young diabetic patients. I would suggest you and your wife try taking the following. Fluka (Fluconazole) 15...  Read Full »

Will the application of steroids on the affected area aggravate tinea?

Query: Hi doctor, I am attaching the photo of the affected area for your reference. I have severe itching in the back of my thighs, buttocks, and around my genital parts. There is a reddish round shape allergy and bumps on the affected area. The itching in this area is so bad, and I am having itching in o...  Read Full »


Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the picture attached (attachments removed to protect the patient's identity). It is tinea, also known as dermatophytosis, a type of fungal infection. Stop Candid-B cream (Clotrimazole with Beclometasone), as it has steroids and will only worsen this conditi...  Read Full »

Can Betnovate be used for long?

Query: Hi doctor, Can I stop using Candid B, Acuvir, and Emollient shower? Can I have Desloratadine? I am able to have Betnovate C and Duricef 500.   Read Full »


Dr. Abdel Hakam Soliman

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I do not think it is a viral or fungal infection. It seems like infected eczema. I suggest you follow the treatment. You can take tablet Duricef 500 mg (Cefadroxil) orally once every 8 hours. You can use Betnovate C cream (Betamethasone with Clioquinol) topically three ...  Read Full »

What to do for the rashes present on my penis with itching?

Query: Hi doctor,I have rashes on my penis for three months. Sometimes, I seem to have itching and I do not know how it get started. I practice self-masturbation alone and otherwise, I do not have any other issues.   Read Full »


Dr. Dhepe Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please mention whether you have diabetes, uncontrolled sugar levels, improper genital hygiene, atopy or allergies, and any chemical contact. Please mention whether you use harsh soap with chemicals. Please mention whether you have burning and irritation.   Read Full »

ask-doctor-img Ask a Doctor Online

* Your first query consult is free!

Search for a Health Issue



Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.