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Prostatitis following non specific urethritis bacterial or fungal as candida present ?

Prostatitis following non specific urethritis  bacterial or fungal as candida present ?

Likely bacterial.: Although reports of fungal prostatitis have been reported in the literature, this disease is quite rare, limited to severely immune-compromised (transplant or hiv) patients who are hospitalized. If your have a prostatic infection, it is most likely bacterial and candida is a urinary or culture contaminant. I recommend you see a urologist for evaluation & treatment. ...Read more

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Prostatitis (Definition)

Prostatitis is the swelling and inflammation of the prostate gland, which is a gland located beneath the bladder in men. Prostatitis usually results in painful and difficult urination, and there may be flu-like symptoms present. There are many causes of prostatitis, one of ...Read more


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Could you please tell on the most frequent causes of the candida overgrowth? Can candida be the underlying cause of fatty liver, prostatitis and bph?

Could you please tell on the most frequent causes of the candida overgrowth? Can candida be the underlying cause of fatty liver, prostatitis and bph?

No: Please forgive my frankness one more time. Candida is not the cause of either illness. "candida overgrowth syndrome" has acquired no legitimacy during the 35 years of claims. You have some real health issues and you are doing yourself a disservice by focusing on "pop" internet disinformation websites. You need a real relationship with a real, evidence-based physician who you can trust. ...Read more

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I've been on antibiotics for months (prostatitis) now have oral thrush and candida on my scrotum .Please help ?

I've been on antibiotics for months (prostatitis) now have oral thrush and candida on my scrotum .Please help ?

Antifungal powder: Should help with the scrotum. Either a medication that dissolves in your mouth or a pill in the azole class will help the most with the thrush. ...Read more

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I have severe prostatitis and anal itching, a urethral swab has revealed thrush (candida). Could this be the cause of my symptoms?

I have severe prostatitis and anal itching, a urethral swab has revealed thrush (candida). Could this be the cause of my symptoms?

No: If you culture there you will grow a variety of organisms, including yeast. Assuming you are taking antibiotic for prostatitis. you will have increased candida. You may need treatment for this. Candida does not cause severe prostatitis. It may be responsible for some itch. Anal itch is usually due to fecal soiling. Avoid scrubbing. After a BM, first clean with paper, then clean with lotion INSIDE ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with acute prostatitis can my wife get a infection or yeast infection through sexual intercourse? We do not use condoms

I was diagnosed with acute prostatitis can my wife get a infection or yeast infection through sexual intercourse? We do not use condoms

Maybe: This is most likely if the cause is trichomonas. If this does happen, you can get treated together and this will probably be a very good thing in the long run for eradicating the infection. The other prostatitis microbes aren't so catching. Was a microbe identified? ...Read more

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"need to pee" feeling 24/7 and slightly burning feeling when peeing. Have been taking antibiotics for 3 weeks, and have been checked for prostatitis. Could yeast infection in the urethra cause this?

"need to pee" feeling 24/7 and slightly burning feeling when peeing. Have been taking antibiotics for 3 weeks, and have been checked for prostatitis. Could yeast infection in the urethra cause this?

Unusual: Yeast infection in the urethra in a young healthy male would be unusual. However, common bladder irritants, such as caffeine, alcohol, and spicy foods can cause a burning, need to urinate sensation. Also, prostatitis may take a long course of antibiotics and anti inflammatoriea to resolve. ...Read more

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Can someone with a prostate infection give me a yeast infection?

ST yeast infection: Prostate infections are generally bacterial and really do not transmit from the person to their partner. The yeast infections have been linked actually to oral sex rather than other forms of intercourse. It's hasn't been shown to help to treat both partners for the yeast infection, but you can try acidophilus to help keep the infections to a minimum. ...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

Yeast (Definition)

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