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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Need more info: Which infection? Did you get checked for sexually transmitted diseases? Did you get it treated?

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends: It depends on what the infection is.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Not likely: It can occur if there is abrasion to the skin of the penis, but more commonly, men have the skin colonized without symptoms, and then are capable of r... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology 23 years experience
Maybe: Epson salt soaks help with drawing swelling and fluids out of tissue. Their are some sources that state is may also help with infection, however I wo... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Gonorrhea: Gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis chancroid etc get it evaluated now it may only be yeast.
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
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See your doc : If you have penile yeast you require an exam to see if oral agents are indicated and to verify this diagnosis . Also your partner requires treatment o... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 36 years experience
Next to impossible: Fortunately! unless you are immunosupressed on chemotherapy or HIV positive there is nothing to worry. Local treatment should fix it easily.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Srdjan Prodanovich
Dermatology 19 years experience
Yeast Infection: First of all, yeast infection should be documented by a dermatological test such as a KOH smear. Once established, anti-yeast creams or oral medicatio... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Yeast and Men: Not likely. But, the most common long term skin problem for men is psoriasis or eczema. Have you shown your problem to a physician?
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology 19 years experience
See you doctor: See your dermatologist, this may be something else. A yeast infection should have resolved if treated properly. There are other conditions that can ap... Read More

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