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Cure For Foreskin Thrush
Oral thrush or oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth. White plaques are present on the inner side of cheeks of the mouth. The tongue may also have a white coat. Treatment is by antifungal liquid, tablets or troches. Thrush can occur when the normal flora of the mouth is disturbed such as during antibiotics, oral ...Read more
Fungal balanitis : Generally over-the-counter anti-fungal creams are an effective treatment. Have your doctor evaluate you to confirm the diagnosis and prescribe the best therapy. ...Read more
19, male, and i recently recovered from thrush. Past few days under my foreskin has been itchy only when i don't shower. What could be the problem?
Regular cleansing...: What you observed and reported strongly suggested you need to keep up regular gentle cleansing and drying your foreskin, which should be pulled down after each hygiene maintenance, if not, paraphimosis may develop. If having recurrent issues in keeping up foreskin care, circumcision would be the choice of long-term care. More? welcome to contact www/HealthTap.com/dr-Lin with RQPWJC to login. ...Read more
My foreskin has become very tight. I am taking a cream to clear up thrush. Will this also resolve my tight foreskin?
Yeast infection: If the tigntness of the foreskin is due to swelling of the head of the penis as a result of the inflammation from the yeast infection this may be helped with the antifungal cream. If, however, the swelling is due to a reaction to the cream you may have to stop it. If something else is going on the cream will not help and you will need to see a urologist. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I am a little worried about white dots on my testicles and in my foreskin. I was diagnosed with thrush at 13, and I am now 16. They have not worsened.
See below: Fordyce spots are prominent, visible sebaceous glands present in most individuals. They appear as small, painless, raised, pale, red or white spots or bumps 1 to 3 mm in diameter that commonly appear on the scrotum and shaft of the penis. They represent a natural occurrence on the body and are not associated with any disease, infection, or illness. No treatment is required. ...Read more
Will clotrimazole 2% cream clear up tight foreskin soreness & redness tight foreskin due to thrush?
Mycolog II: I prefer nystatin with triamcinolone cream to treat the fungal infection and the inflammation. It usually works. If not, a circumcision may be needed. Also, if you are not diabetic, you should be checked for that unless the fungal infection was brought about by antibiotics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a constant case of penile thrush, with a extremely tight foreskin and it cracks the skin too.if i pull it back to far or at all it bleeds lots and is very painfyl. Type 2 diabetic also. I cannot be sexually active because of it. Help?
Circumcision...: Circumcision is what you need since your long-tight foreskin related inflammation and fungal infection have been refractory to conservative care. So, seek evaluation and counseling as described in https://ebettercare.com/wp-admin/customize.php. Then you can work better & closer with urologist so to reach reasonable care including circumcision. All the best to health.... ...Read more
How to "stretch" my foreskin? It has minor cracks on inner and rim side. I am diabetic and frequent candidiasis infection which causes foreskin proble
Diabetic control: Your foreskin problems are being caused by poorly controlled diabetes. Seek a treatment review and ensure that you are on appropriate lifestyle modification and drugs to optimize glycaemic control. Treat candidiasis with antifungals. Clean foreskin regularly. Circumcision may be an option if these measures fail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After a treatmentfor candidiasis my glans are dry and cracked, specialy whenmy foreskin covers it for too long. What can I do to have it smooth again?
Dry glans: The normal lubrication of your penile glans maybe temporarily or permanently affected. Try a moisturizing lotion and hope for the best. ...Read more
Can cutaneous non albican candidiasis affecting skin folds (foreskin) cause epididymo-orchitis/prostatitis symptoms? Chronic pain, pelvic region too
Yeast infection: If confined to cutaneous areas it will not produce the symptoms you are describing. Suggest you see a urologist and be fully evaluated soon. ...Read more
Can herpes cause balanitis for over 3 weeks? I tested negative for all stds and wa s just wondering. Maybe I have a yeast infection from my girlfriend b/c she had thrush with no pain. I've noticed that I had a redness around forskin like ring shaped
Not herpes: No herpes outbreak is likely to last 3 weeks, it's an uncommon cause of balanitis. If herpes were the cause, it would be in the form of open sores, generally very painful. Yeast indeed can cause balanitis. Maybe share your gf's anti-yeast cream (or buy clotrimazole cream over the counter). Also retract foreskin and wash w/ soap and water 2-3 times a day. See a doctor if these don't help. ...Read more
Thrush: Your question is not entirely clear. If you have thrush and are an adult your immune system should be checked for deficiencies. If you are having trouble eradicating it the same thing is true. If you don't treat it, it may become progressively worse. If you have had unprotected sex and are having thrush, go and get tested for hiv. ...Read more
Tips + Rx: If you have thrush you can rinse your mouth with warm salt water. Use a soft toothbrush on your teeth. Consider taking probiotics like lactobacillus acidophilus. You can also drink kefir or eat yogurts that have live probiotic cultures. Avoid eating excessive sugar. See your physician for prescription antifungal medication. ...Read more
Antifungals: Antifungal topical treatment such as nystatin(mycostatin) liquid suspension swish and swallow or Clotrimazole troches dissolve in mouth are the initial treatment for thrush. If this fails oral systemic treatment with fluconazole(diflucan) 100-200mg./day will usually be curative. Disease in aids patients can be more refractory. There are no so called natural cures. ...Read more
Various ways: Thrush (overgrowth of candida) can result from a number of situations. Resolving the underlying 'situation' often cures the thrush. Thrush may result from medications (antibiotics, steroids, chemotherapy or other immune suppressing medicine) or a weak immune system (uncontrolled diabetes, hiv/aids, cancer, advanced age).Your doctor may prescribe nystatin, Clotrimazole or Fluconazole to cure thrush. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tips + Rx: If you have thrush you can rinse your mouth with warm salt water. Use a soft toothbrush on your teeth. Consider taking probiotics like lactobacillus acidophilus. You can also drink kefir or eat yogurts that have live probiotic cultures. See your physician for prescription antifungal medication. ...Read more
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