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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Yeast Infection In Males

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Will a yeast infection in males cause burning urination and irritated eyes?

Will a yeast infection in males cause burning urination and irritated eyes?

STD?: Your description is more consistent with a sexually transmitted disease such as chlamydia or gonorrhea. Autoimmune disease can also cause similar symptoms. See an eye and regular doctor.. ...Read more

Dr. Walter Husar
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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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What is an easy way to treat a male yeast infection caused by antibiotics?

What is an easy way to treat a male yeast infection caused by antibiotics?

Where is it?: Do you have thrush in your mouth? Diarrhea? A rash? Any or all of these can be caused by a yeast infection after antibiotic use. Since you specify "male, " I am guessing that you have a rash in the genital area. Use an over-the-counter fungal cream and see if that helps. Nystatin or clotrimazole can help, for itch relief sooner can mix it half and half with hydrocortisone cream: 7 days max. ...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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I'm a 29 year old male. WBC is 11.4 10.8 is normal. Can a yeast infection cause this? Doctor says not to worry. No fever or anything all other tests ok

I'm a 29 year old male. WBC is 11.4 10.8 is normal. Can a yeast infection cause this? Doctor says not to worry. No fever or anything all other tests ok

Do not worry: 11.4 WBC, without symptoms in not be concerned about.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection from oral sex from a male. Also does yeast infections cause it to raw in the vaginal area.?

Can you get a yeast infection from oral sex from a male. Also does yeast infections cause it to raw in the vaginal area.?

Oral sex and Yeast: It would be hard to get a yeast infection from oral sex. But not impossible. It would depend on your current state of health.

If you have oral sex and your vagina was not in contact with the male then it cannot travel to there as well. ...Read more

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Is it possible for neosporin to cause a yeast infection on male if applied to penis?

Is it possible for neosporin to cause a yeast infection on male if applied to penis?

Staph: No. But it promotes staph infections since most staph now are resistant to neosporin and this product should be thrown away and never used again. ...Read more

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Can a male yeast infection cause thick gelatinous semen and very easily irritated redness under tip of penis?

Can a male yeast infection cause thick gelatinous semen and very easily irritated redness under tip of penis?

No & Yes: Yeast infection can cause skin irritation and redness. It does not usually change semen--that would more likely be a second infection (often occur in multiples)--possibly STD/STI if any risk. Recommend getting tested by your Dr or at Urgent Care. ...Read more

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Can a male yeast infection cause post inflammatory hyperpigmentation on the penis skin?

Can a male yeast infection cause post inflammatory hyperpigmentation on the penis skin?

Yes indeed: Any reason for irritation of the skin can lead to post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation of your skin. This can take months to settle down and in extremely rare cases can lead to permanent hyperpigmentation, even after the inflammation/infection has cleared. ...Read more

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What are the main causes of yeast infection?

What are the main causes of yeast infection?

Here are some: Recent hx of antibiotic use, levels of high estrogen (during pregnancy or in obese patients), uncontrolled diabetes, impaired immune system, douching, sexual activitiy
Best Wishes
Dr M ...Read more

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What are common symptoms and causes of yeast infection?

Red Rash: Yeast typically present in warm, moist areas of body especially in areas of skin irritation or breakdown. Bright red rash with surrounding more isolated "satellite" lesions. Red rash usually confluent down in to the creases of the skin. ...Read more

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How do you diagnose a yeast infection in males? I had unprotected sex with my gf while she thought she had a Y.I. Now I have white spots on my penis..

Swab: Men can have candida infection of the penis and it is called balanitis. It typically manifest as white itchy patches on the glans of the penis. To confirm the diagnosis, the doctor may swab around glans penis and under the foreskin, and send this sample for laboratory culture of the organism and the typical microscopic appearance of the spores and hyphae ...Read more

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How do you cure a yeast infection in males without visiting the doctor?

How do you cure a yeast infection in males without visiting the doctor?

Topical anti-fungals: You can try topical anti-fungal creams or lotions available over-the-counter at pharmacies (you can ask the pharmacist for advice) or try anti-fungal herbs like tea tree oil or neem oil- whatever you use, need to apply it 2-3 x/day for a couple of months. Avoid sweets, which tend to worsen fungal infections. If this doesn't do the trick then see a doctor. ...Read more

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Got my first yeast infection 3 months ago and I keep getting them every month, I’ve been to dr got medicine. What could cause this?

Got my first yeast infection 3 months ago and I keep getting them every month, I’ve been to dr got medicine. What could cause this?

Hard to say: The yeast is a normal component of poop. The proximity of the vagina to the anus makes cross contamination easy. Yeast thrives on glucose, which is present in vaginal fluid & even higher amounts if you are diabetic or pre-diabetic. Toileting or sexual practices may make you more prone to recurrence. Yeast is always around, even in the dust, so you won't escape it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a yeast infection! - male?

What to do if I have a yeast infection! - male?

Treat it: You go to the store and pick out any of a number of anti-fungal medications. You do not need a prescription for most treatments for this common problem. ...Read more

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I am worried about causes and symptoms of yeast infection?

I am worried about causes and symptoms of yeast infection?

Discuss with doc: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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How would I be able to tell if I have a male yeast infection?

How would I be able to tell if I have a male yeast infection?

Yeast infection: 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. ...Read more

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Wanted to know where can I get medication for male yeast infection?

Tx: Drug store. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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What can I do to completely and quickly cure a male yeast infection?

Tx: Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection and I think it causes you to have a bacterial infection?

Possible: Hi, Thank you for your question.

A yeast infection happens when there's a change to the normal flora. You can get it if you are immunocomprised or after taking antibiotics. Some people even get it due to stress. Any change to your normal self puts you at risk to get other infections as well.

Hope that helps. Contact me if you have any other questions :-)
Dr. M ...Read more

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What causes yeast infection?

What causes yeast infection?

More than natural: Having more yeast than there naturally should be in a particular part of the body... is what causes a yeast infection. Yeast and fungi are part of our lives on Earth. They are always with us, but when they end up in places or in numbers that are not natural, we call it an infection. Sometimes we call it an overgrowth, if the location is normal but the yeast numbers are too high. ...Read more

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What causes a yeast infection?

What causes a yeast infection?

Many factors:: Warmth and moisture content of the skin surface. Remember, we all have "yeast" on our skin. A yeast infection represents an overgrowth of certain yeast species because of the above factors. But others include anti-microbial drugs, diabetes, weakened immune system. If prone to yeast infections, wear undergarments made of cotton, rather than artificial fibers, since cotton can be bleached! ...Read more

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What is the cause of a yeast infection?

Fungus: A yeast infection is caused by fungus (often candida albicans) that multiplies in your mouth, your vagina, or your skin. ...Read more

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What causes you to get a yeast infection?

Overgrowth: Yeast infections occur most commonly in folds of skin where sweat and moisture accumulate. If temperatures are high, naturally found yeast on the skin overgrow. Also being on an antibiotic may kill normal skin bacteria and allow yeast to overgrow. ...Read more

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What are the causes of you to get a yeast infection?

Possible causes: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...Read more

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What is yeast infection? What is the cause of yeast infection?

What is yeast infection? What is the cause of yeast infection?

A fungal infection: Several factors can cause yeast infections-
1. Local balance of normal bacteria and fungi (flora) is disrupted, typically due to antibiotics; 2. Impaired immunity- this may be due to steroid use or having other illnesses such as hiv; 3. Misdiagnosis of symptoms in the absence of yeast from testing- adverse drug effects can be mistaken as a yeast infection. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the causes of a yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...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


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more