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A 49-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 41-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 30-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 44-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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
25 years experience Pediatrics
Equivalent : The Otc formulations are equivalent. Anecdotally, I have good luck with both. Buy generic and whatever is least expensive!
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Soliman
16 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Yes: too much moisture around in the anal area can cause the skin to become irritated and cause severe anal itching and burning - called pruritus ani. keep ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Yeast Infections: Wow. You put yeast and acidophilus on a yeast infection? In the U.S. Most anti-yeast medications are available over the counter without a need for p ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Either of these conditions can result in minor bleeding. All can cause anal discomfort too. See a doctor for an exam.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Immunocompromised?: Fungal Proctitis occurs in Immunocompromised patients, Fungi like Candida albicans are normal inhabitants of the colonic and anorectal mucosa so most ... Read More
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