Candidal Dermatitis

Candidal dermatitis is a skin infection caused by a fungus called yeast or candida. It is common in babies as well as adults, especially in sites which can harbor moisture, sweat and friction such as the folds of skin.

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How to overcome testicular rashes, itching, and redness?

Query: Hello doctor, I have testicular rashes, my ball sacks are itching, and it has turned red. I am dying of it. I did not have any unprotected sex or intercourse at all. Please help me out. How do I stop this itching? Reply with a solution, please. Thanks.  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thank you for writing, and I understand your concern. Such rashes and itching are signs of infections that are due to sexual contact. If you have not had sex at all, then do not worry. Chances of sexually transmitted diseases are rare. This is due to infections s...  Read Full »

Why do I repeatedly get fungal infections?

Query: Hello doctor, I am getting itching in the area where I wear my undergarments. I tried many medicines for fungal infection, but it does not go away. It has been there for more than a year. It keeps recurring. Currently, I am applying Miconazole cream and Clotrimazole powder. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to With your given description, it looks like resistant tinea cruris infections or may be erythrasma (skin condition affecting the folds in the body), You have not mentioned the duration of individual drugs you have taken. Itraconazole is a good drug for this, but yo...  Read Full »

Is it safe to apply antifungal cream on the tip of penis?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been itching on my tip of the penis, which also becomes red due to itch. Is it safe to apply any antifungal cream on the tip of the penis? Please suggest some good antifungal cream.  Read Full »

Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to  I have read your query in detail and do understand your concern.  Read Full »

My penis has a dry spot. Please suggest medicines.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. I swim five days a week for at least one to two hours per day and noticed my penis had a dry spot. This has been going on for at least a month and it slightly itches. Sometimes, it hurts and is slightly swollen.   Read Full »

Dr. Sushil Kakkar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have noted your concern and I have viewed the images. It is dermatitis/ eczematous condition of the skin of the glans. I suggest you apply a topical steroid such as Cortisone cream, twice daily for a few days. In addition, I suggest taking tablet Cetirizine 10 m...  Read Full »

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