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how do i treat a yeast infection on the penis

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience Family Medicine
Topical cream: You want to make sure that this is the correct diagnosis. There are other diseases that can cause a skin lesion on the penis. If it is yeast you usua ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Unfortunately STDs: can appear this way sometimes. You need to be tested to be certain that this is not something more serious and transmissible. See a health care provid ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Unusual: Men with symptomatic penile yeast infections is unusual. It would be helpful to know what you've done for this (antifungal creams, systemic medicatio ... Read More
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A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Penile rash: Consult your pediatrician first and ask about simple remedies, or schedule an appointment to be certain. This may respond to "over the counter" medica ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Depends...: It all depends where it is( I assume for your question is genital?), and how severe it is. If on the genital area and just a rash over the counter clo ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: I would use lotromin or Lamisil (terbinafine) 2 times a day until the rash has resolved.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
OTC meds: Tinactin (tolnaftate) is an OTC that is applied twice daily. It should provide improvement within 2 weeks, if not it may not be ringworm.
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Dr. John Sand
Dr. John Sand answered
44 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe not yeast.: All that itches is not yeast. See you doctor to make a diagnosis so that appropriate treat- ment can be applied. You don't want to waste money on y ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Skin yeast: Topical anti fungal creams and ointments.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Roberts
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Diflucan (fluconazole): You could take Diflucan (fluconazole) which is an anti-fungal. Increasing dietary yogurts, live cultures may help, too.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Here are some ...: Having a direct look at the site of your concern will reveal if stinging at penile tip is yeast-related or not or something alse. So, have a urologis ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Local creams: There are many over-the-counter creams that are effective for fungal infection between the toes. Alternatively, you can take one dose of Fluconazole b ... Read More
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Dr. Christian Dyhianto
16 years experience Family Medicine
Try something else: Make sure that it is an actual fungal infection by doing routine lab test. If this is confirmed, you also have to make sure that you are taking the ri ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Stop: all caffeine and beer!, wash with plain warm water without soap, dab dry and liberally dust the area with cornstarch powder alternating with A&D o ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Dantoni
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yeast: You can try using any topical antifungal cream to treat the yeast infection but if it does not improve within 24-48 hours, you should have your doctor ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
29 years experience Family Medicine
Depends.: First off, penile yeast infections are not common. While it is common to get "jock itch", or yeast infection affecting the scrotum and inner thighs, ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Enggano
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bartholin gland cyst: Bartholin gland duct cysts are fairly common and result from blockage of the gland opening and subsequent accumulation of fluid and debris. These cys ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Bacterial infection: Would not do this without direct orders from a treating doctor who has examined you. This is a sensitive area that may be damaged by some topical mate ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Although an : antifungal medication would be used for this - are you sure it is a fungal infection.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Vaginal yeast: Nuvaring won't cause yeast, but any vaginal manipulation could trigger it -- for example, if your ring was recently inserted. There are several effect ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. HECTOR Franco
45 years experience Dermatology
Various options: Localized fungal infections such as "athletes foot" can be treated with antifungal creams. Some over the counter examples include lamisil, (terbinafi ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Itch and discharge: Yeast infection causes itching and vaginal discharge and sometime pain and burning when passing urine or have sex .Some have thick lumpy white dischar ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
OTC topical antifung: There are numerous otc antifungals available from your friendly pharmacist, assuming of course that your self diagnosis is correct.
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