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A 33-year-old female asked:

how are men decolonized & treated for yeast infection so they don't re-infect their partner?

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Dr. Gregory Lewis
Urology 44 years experience
See answer: Yeast infections are not considered sexually transmitted infections. Although yeast infections may spread from one sexual partner to the other, it's rare and in vast majority of women who have recurrent yeast infections, it has nothing to do with male partner, yeast infections primarily occur in uncircumcised men and common in diabetics. Proper hygiene and topical/oral antifungals used to treat.

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A 38-year-old member asked:

Symptoms for yeast infection in men swimmers?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively.

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