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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Monistat: This a vaginal medication, but you could apply it to the surface of the skin if so desired.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
How?: Where would they put them?
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erin Robertson
18 years experience in General Practice
Yes but...: 1st, why do you think it's yeast? 2nd, where is it? 3rd, does he have any other medical issues that have to be addressed together? Perianal/rectal itc ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yeast infection: Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Men are sometimes prescribed Clomiphene to try improving sperm counts/parameters. Experts disagree about how useful it is (or isn't) and "who" it's go ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sylvia Medley
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: The medicine which is the main ingredient in Monistat is miconazole. It is a cream which can be applied to any affected area.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Yes.: There is no contraindication.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Depends: Some studies say there's no sperm in pre-ejaculate, others disagree. Even if there's no sperm there's the usual risk of sti's such as chlamydia as wel ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not the best...: Yogurt is used by some women to prevent Bacterial vaginosis and sometimes yeast infections (thrush). It really isn't a great treatment for thrush in e ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Need a vagina: Since i don't know many men with vaginas, i think it would be difficult for men to use this product since it's designed to be applied intravaginally.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Vag. lubricants: Most women can use vaginal lubricants to reduce vaginal irritation. E.G. Lubricants such as k_y jelly are applied to the vaginal areas to decrease fr ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes they can: Water soluble lubricant advised.
A member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
ORAL CANDIDIASIS: Yes.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Only: If recommended by your doctor.
A female asked:
Dr. Roger Sherman
22 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Yes
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Vaginitis: Males do not have Vaginas. They thus cannot get vaginitis.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience in Pharmacology
Antifungal: Monistat is an antifungal cream used for treating yeast infections as long as the infection is properly diagnosed by your doctor. So yes it is safe on ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maya Porrino
15 years experience in Family Medicine
No: Monistat 7 is only for vaginal yeast infections. Urinary tract infections require oral antibiotics. You should see a doctor for a urine test and presc ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Why?: For what purpose? Boric acid suppositories are used for yeast infections. Men rarely get yeast infections and even rarer when not on the skin or in t ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Lamisil (terbinafine): FDA pregnancy Category B - usually ok.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Anal Sex & Lube: What ever you prefer is usually fine. You need a water based lube so that the condoms are not damaged. You want a gel that does not have spermicidal o ... Read More
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