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How Long Can A Male Yeast Infection Last
Yeast infection can: Last forever w/out treatment. Symptoms can include white spots in throat, urethra and penis itch or pain, and itching anus. Please see your doc for a simple blood test. Treatment can be Western meds such as Nystatan and elimination of sugar indiet and good probiotics. Peace and good health. ...Read more
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
I think I may have a male yeast infection and the dr prescribed me flu anole and a cream, how long before I notice results, only take flucanzole once.
Monistat: Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more
I would like to consult I think I am experiencing yeast infection. What would be the treatment for this and how long will it last?
For consultation: Please use Health Tap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
No STD: Yeast infections in females are typically not considered sexually transmitted, although a ping-pong effect between partners may promote recurrent yeast infections. Most yeast infections, when treated, disappear within 24 hours. However, it depends on the strain of the yeast, and certain strains of yeast can be stubborn to treat. ...Read more
Yeasts are part of the normal germ population of the gastrointestinal tract.
Yeast infections are not transmitted but develop whenever there is an imbalance in the body's germ population, such as when you take antibiotics, or when there is a drop in the immunity level. ...Read more
How long can a yeast infection last after taking diflucan (fluconazole)? Anything else I can do about huge symptoms?
Varies: Diflucan (fluconazole) works about 98% of the time when taken in three doses (one a day, every other day, for three doses). It can take 2 to 5 days for the symptoms to clear up. If the symptoms persist, see your doctor. If the symptoms reoccur (happens about 10% of the time) re-treatment and suppression may be required. ...Read more
I was treated for a yeast infection with fluconazol a few days ago, but I am still having a white discharge. How long will it last?
See: You may need to see your doctor again to make sure there is nothing else causing this problem. ...Read more
See below: The rash should have resolved, with treatment. I would have the rash re-evaluated. ...Read more
Until treatment is: Complete and he no longer has symptoms. ...Read more
Yeast infection?: Anti-biotics don't work for yeast infections. If you have a yeast infection, you should be put on an anti-fungal medication. Depending on the type of "yeast" or fungal infection, symptoms may start going away before the entire course of treatment is completed. But please finish the entire course of treatment. ...Read more
I am believed to havea penile yeast infection. I've treated with Fluconazole and monstat 7. How long should it last? I've treated it with medication for 3 days and creme for 6 days.
Maybe not yeast: Persistence after these treatments suggests the problem may not be yeast; or a yeast infection resistant to the "azole" drugs. Often the diagnosis of a genital yeast or fungal infection is an educated guess by the doctor. Best to contact the doctor's office for advice about next steps -- which might include referral to a dermatologist. Good luck! ...Read more
I have a UTI and a yeast infection. Today is my last day of antibiotics. How long should I wait to treat the yeast infection?
Can treat: Immediately and wouldn't wait for it to become overwhelming. If topical otc ineffective after 2 days contact your doctor for oral antifungal. ...Read more
The adult male I am dating is being treated for oral yeast infection. I have no symptoms, how long ago was he exposed, is he a cheater. Me worry?
You should worry: Oral yeast infections in adults suggest some form of immune suppression, the most common of which in this day and age is HIV disease. You should be checked for stds including HIV and have only protected sex until you know what is going on. That is particularly true if you think he is "cheating". ...Read more
Hi there can a yeast infection in men be painful & hurt to pee & I am using canesten hc cream for it how long will it take to work?
Probably not yeast: Yeast infections are uncommon in the male genital tract. This symptoms makes me concerned about an STD, if you are at risk (new or unsafe partner, etc); or about a non-STD urinary tract infection. If you are under a doctor's care, check back with him or her. If not, i.e. treating yourself with Canestin, stop immediately and see a doctor. Your nearest NHS GUM clinic would be an excellent choice. ...Read more
I have a yeast infection an tonight is my last night doing Monistat 7. I was wondering how long I should wait till I have intercourse?
IF: No symptoms or discharge, then next day should be ok. Ideally, protected intercourse (condom) to be sure he isn't accidentally carrying it, oh-and prevent std/preg/etc. ...Read more
How long after a yeast infection can you have sex? I took 150mg of diflucan (fluconazole) last Monday, no symptoms.
Now: Make sure your partner was also treated or it will be transmitted back to you. All the best. ...Read more
I am a 32 year old male, have noticed small bumps appearing on the head of my penis in the last few days. Unsure if it is yeast infection or warts?
Sounds like warts: Best to see your doctor for evaluation and then treatment plan ...Read more
I used a tampon soaked in tea tree oil to treat a yeast infection, which worked, tuesday and yesterday but now I'm bleeding a little bit. How long will it last?
Don't: Tea tree oil has no place or use in a vagina. Stop it. ...Read more
I think I had a yeast infection which I treated w Monistat for a wk. No itching. How long do vaginal bumps and engorement last after yeast infections?
I am a 37 year old female who is suffering from a throat (oral) yeast infection.? s: how long do symptoms last and how can I never get this again?
Thrush: Thrush is never normal and requires a cause, like taking antibiotics, taking oral steroids, using a steroid inhaler or topical spray, or underlying disease like immunodeficiency. Make sure you know the cause and avoid, minimize, or treat it. In meantime you need anti fungal medication to prevent progression of the candidal infection to 'esophagitis' for example. At minimum nystatin or Diflucan (fluconazole). ...Read more
Might be never...: If he is circumcised...Or you wisely used condoms since had concern about an infection...But even if uncircumcised / unprotected, yeast does not transmit f-->m reliably, and risk can be reduced with good personal hygiene. If "gonna happen, " should notice within a week. ...Read more
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