Q. I have pain and redness of penis. Please help.

Answered by
Dr. Nidhi Jain Bukharia
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 19, 2017

Hello doctor,

The outer skin of my penis looks reddish. I also have pain at the point where the penis is attached underneath the foreskin. I do not have a problem with erection. Please suggest medicines. Thank you.



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Hello doctor,

Thank you for replying. I have attached the pictures as requested. I would like to add that I have sex with multiple partners, but always with protection.



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I have gone through the pictures (attachment removed to protect patient identity).

  • You are suffering from candidal balanoposthitis.
  • I suggest the following medications: 
  1. Tablet Fluka (Fluconazole) 150 mg 1 tablet daily for 10 days.
  2. Capsule Doxy 100 mg (Doxycycline) twice daily for 10 days.
  3. Canesten lotion (Clotrimazole topical), apply twice daily with your finger, over the affected area after washing it. 
  • This condition is very common and recurrent is diabetics, obese and hypertensive patients. So, please take the necessary measures if you have any of the above conditions. Try the above and revert in 15 days.

Hope it helps. If you have any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact me sooner. Regards.

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