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How do I treat a yeast infection on the penis?

How do I treat a yeast infection on the penis?

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 usually will use a prescription antifungal cream. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Yeast infection on penis for a few years n everyday I have to wash n within 6 hours it starts to form. How to treat n will this b more prone to stds?

Yeast infection on penis for a few years n everyday I have to wash n within 6 hours it starts to form. How to treat n will this b more prone to stds?

? Smega not yeast: Smegma, which is like "dandruff" of the penis can collect very rapidly and look like & could be mistaken for yeast. Hopefully the yeast was treaed with an antifungal like lotrimin or mycostatin, (nystatin) in which case the whitish stuff you see is likely smegma. Good news is that you are no more prone to std than anyone else. Please use condom protection, same as any other male to reduce risk of stds. ...Read more

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Can a man use vaginal yeast infection cream to treat dry peeling skin of the penis? No stds.

Yeast is Yeast: There is no gender to medicine. Now, did the company try to brand their anti-dungal medicine by calling it a "vaginal' cream. Yes, most likely. If you have a fungal infection then this may very well work for you. ...Read more

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Can I masturbate if I have penis yeast infection?

Can I masturbate if I have penis yeast infection?

You may: Masturbation is not likely to hurt anything, however you do need to follow up on your treatment for yeast infection and any other infection for which you were taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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Hi I think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it I'm so scare?

Hi I think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it I'm so scare?

See your doctor: Men are less likely to get yeast infection but they can. There is itching, dryness and head of penis skin may be cracked, sometime it can also cause blisters, these can break open.
Use over the counter antifungal cream like Monistat twice daily, avoid having sex with your partner and have her treated
retract your foreskin if it is present and clean thoroghly/keep dry
prescription rx like Diflucan (fluconazole) tabl. ...Read more

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I have a male yeast infection what cream is safe for me to buy that is also safe to place on my penis tip.?

I have a male yeast infection what cream is safe for me to buy that is also safe to place on my penis tip.?

Balanitis: You should see a physician in person. Balanitis can be due to both bacterial and fungal sources, and it may indicate that your Type 2 Diabetes is out of control. Make sure you are safe by visiting your doctor, getting a diagnosis and the proper treatment which may include oral medication and/or a prescription strength cream.
Good luck. Https://www. Nlm. Nih. Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000862.htm ...Read more

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I believe I might have a male yeast infection on my penis. But it might not be that. Let's assume I use a yeast cream and don't have. Any side efx?

I believe I might have a male yeast infection on my penis. But it might not be that. Let's assume I use a yeast cream and don't have. Any side efx?

Unlikely: in general the topical medications have side effects due to allergic reaction of the components. I would try that if you wish that you may want to discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

Burning, itching: A yeast infection of the skin of the groin, called tinea cruris, presents as intensely red, itchy, with occasionally in burning pain sensation. If you know someone with these symptoms, have him evaluated by a physician. Hygiene, keeping the area clean and dry, wearing loose, breathable fabrics, and use of prescription topical antifungal medications are necessary to control the infection. ...Read more

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What medication can be used for a yeast infection of the penis?

What medication can be used for a yeast infection of the penis?

Topical antifungals: Antifungal creams are generally effective in treating penile fungal infections. If these fails, sometimes oral pills may be needed. ...Read more

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Can I use Lamisil In my penis yeast infection┬┐?

Yes, if it is yeast: Have you been examined by a medical provider? Why do you think this is a yeast infection versus another sexually transmitted infection? If the Lamisil or an over the counter antifungal treatment clears the rash, it might be from yeast. Regardless if the rash persists you should have tests for other sexually transmitted infections including syphilis ...Read more

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What is actually yeast infection on tongue and penis? How it come?

Unprotected sex: Yeast infection is a curdy, white affliction. If you performed oral sex and then unprotected sex with a woman who had a vaginal yeast infection, then you infected your tongue and penis. See your physician to get this cleared up. ...Read more

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My penis touched the inside of a public bathroom days later I had yeast infection is this possible?

My penis touched the inside of a public bathroom days later I had yeast infection is this possible?

Possible: It's possible. You should go to the doctor to be treated to determine where you may have gotten it and then proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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I have prostitis problem since 2 months. Recently my penis glands developed yeast infection. Are these two related?

I have prostitis problem since 2 months. Recently my penis glands developed yeast infection. Are these two related?

Prostate and Penis: Nope. Yeast infection affect the skin. Prostate is a gland full of seminal fluid and sperm and can get inflamed or infected for a number of reasons. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has a rash on his penis. I had a yeast infection & took fluconizol. I gave him one & him went away. But now it's back.?

My boyfriend has a rash on his penis. I had a yeast infection & took fluconizol. I gave him one & him went away. But now it's back.?

Not so simple: Vaginal yeast is not an "infection". It is a proliferation of yeast which is already present in small numbers. The yeast proliferates because of sugars in the environment or because there is a loss of normal bacteria. The most common cause is exposure to antibiotics which kill the bacteria normally competing with yeasts. There are a variety of rashes on the penis. Is he circumcised? Frequently th ...Read more

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So yeast infection on a male causes his penis to shed skin?

So yeast infection on a male causes his penis to shed skin?

Yes but: Yes if the male is symptomatic
The problem is in male most of yeast infection could be asymptomatic so they will be a carrier ...Read more

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What to do if penis smells bad, no sign of yeast infection?

What to do if penis smells bad, no sign of yeast infection?

Bad odor: Emanating from the penis warrants medical evaluation. Is there discharge? Pain with urination/ sex? ...Read more

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My penis smells bad, but there's no sign of yeast infection. What could it be?

Infection: There are other types of infections other than yeast that could be causing symptoms. Recommend assessment. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more