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What are symptoms of male yeast infection before treatment?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Mouth,skin&genitals: Male yeast infection is not not that common in men with intact immune symptoms, it can happen in any part of body but more common in mouth, skin and genitalia oral yeast is called thrush and in skin can cause rash penile yeast infectionis irritation, itching, and soreness of head of penis and may show white blisters and redness.It may also cause burning durind urination and it is called balanitis.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yeast: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. 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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