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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Antifungal Rx: Need to see dr for evaluation and antifungal prescription. Likely also need evaluated for presence of other stds & HIV (if not already aware).

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Itching around : Moist anus with cheesy like material on skin. Often the skin is broken and weepy. If only this area is affected and scrapings by doctor confirm yeast, ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Triamcinolone: This steroid cream would not treat anal yeast infections, and in fact might make them worse. If, however, used in conjunction with an antifungal prepa ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It sounds much more like a thrombosed hemorrhoid. For the most part, anal yeast infection is a condition that gets discussed on the web much more oft ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
YES IT CAN: Yes it is possible as yeast can spread anywhere it is moist and dark including anus, but not that common.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: The skin and soft tissues react to the yeast by producing rash and sometimes discharge. They can be very itchy.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
Reinfection: You and your partner are possibly reinfecting each other. You need to make sure that both you and your partner are adequately treated for the yeast to ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Colonized: It sounds like your partner has been colonized. It is common in uncircumcised men. You should use condoms to help prevent it. Treatment should clea ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No, Thrush is oral: A vaginal yeast infection and thrush are caused by the same same fungus, candida, but thrush is oral (only the mouth), and the former only affects the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Anal bumps: Would not be anticipated from a yeast infection.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
34 years experience Gynecology
Neither: Contact vulvitis infers an allergic reaction to something involving the vulva. Usually treated with topical steroids.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Overgrowth of yeast: Occurs after antibiotics, or associated with diabetes. Treatable with over the counter products such as gyn lotrimin or micatin (miconazole).
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No, similar symptoms: Hemorrhoids don't cause yeast infections, but some of the symptoms can be similar, with anal irritation and itching. Don't guess at the diagnosis or t ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me try to help: Yeast caused by yeast infection; herpes is virus. Sometimes yeast infection happens as complication to herpes.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
No: These types of infections should not. See your gyn.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Wallner
40 years experience Gynecology
Itchy..: ...With yellow curd like discharge and red vulva. Often confused with vulvar skin irritation which may be treated with 1% Hydrocortisone cream.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Can not think of: An physiologic reason that hemorrhoids would cause yeast infections.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Nystatin is a cream so will heal where is applied. If the candidosis involves the anal canal it is unlikely to be healed this way. Yeast infection wil ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
No: You need a physician locally.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Sanders
15 years experience Pulmonology
That's very possible: Antibiotics often cause a yeast infection.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Not usually: Only in extreme cases of long untreated yeast infection would you get genital sores. If you have genital sores then it is best for you to see a doctor ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes,if conditions rt: The yeast that causes the vaginal yeast infection is also normally in the stool. The close proximity of the areas allows cross contamination of the si ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Could be either: Cannot tell you without an exam, could also be a herpes infection or a vaginal dystrophy, there are many conditions that could cause burning in someo ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The bacteria in yogurt doesn't cure yeast infections.
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