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What are some natural ways to cure a yeast infection for men?

What are some natural ways to cure a yeast infection for men?

Don't know of them: 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

Dr. Barbara Lavi
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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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How can a man cure yeast infection with over-the-counter medication?

How can a man cure yeast infection with over-the-counter medication?

Fungal Infections: I am a bit surprised by your question. Yeast infections of the skin should respond to creams, powders or other over the counter products. If there is something severe about your infection you may want to see if this is truly a fungal issue or if you need an oral rather than topical approach to your problem. ...Read more

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Can a man get a genital yeast infection? How is it cured?

Can a man get a genital yeast infection? How is it cured?

Yeast: Yes -- it's called "jock itch". Treated with lotrimin (clotrimazole) over the counter twice a day. Keep area as dry as possible. Yeast loves damp moist places. ...Read more

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Is candidian albains same as yeast infection as what is the dosage of clotrimazole tablet for a man to cure this fungi infection?

Is candidian albains same as yeast infection as what is the dosage of clotrimazole tablet for a man to cure this fungi infection?

Need more info : You did not specify where the infection is located, but in general i would recommend topical over the counter meds like lotrimin (clotrimazole) for this. ...Read more

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Can there be symptoms of a yeast infection in men?

Can there be symptoms of a yeast infection in men?

Mouth,skin&genitals: Male yeast infection is not not that common in men with intact immune symptoms, it can happen in any part of body but more common in mouth, skin and genitalia oral yeast is called thrush and in skin can cause rash penile yeast infectionis irritation, itching, and soreness of head of penis and may show white blisters and redness.It may also cause burning durind urination and it is called balanitis. ...Read more

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Are there visual symptoms of a yeast infection in men?

Are there visual symptoms of a yeast infection in men?

Possibly: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. ...Read more

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Whats treatment of yeast infection in men?

Antifungal antibioti: The treatment is contriverial as some recommend local anti yeast antibiotics like cream or oral lozences, and others feel you need systemic antibiotics like Diflucan (fluconazole) .Other recommendatios keep the area dry both sex partners should be treated herbal remedies like gentian violet, organic coconut oil. ...Read more

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Describe treatment for yeast infection in men?

Oral: Best treatment is oral medicine like Diflucan (fluconazole) unless limited only to rash on the skin. Topical rashes can be treated with topical antifungals. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection in men effect your urine & only passing a tiny bit?

Yeast is unlikely: Symptoms like this almost never are due to yeast. It sounds like you have a prostate problem, or maybe a bacterial urinary tract infection. Conceivably an STD like gonorrhea, chlamydia, or nongonococcal urethritis (NGU), but these are relatively uncommon at your age. My bet is on prostatitis. See your doctor or urologist; or start with one of UK's excellent NHS GUM clinics. ...Read more

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Symptoms for yeast infection in men swimmers?

Symptoms for yeast infection in men swimmers?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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How do they test for yeast infection in men?

How do they test for yeast infection in men?

Inspection: Since our parts are external we usually manifest red, inflamed, often scaly skin that is easily noted and may have symptoms of itching or discomfort/burning. Frequently we have no external signs however, and treatment is usually not beneficial if no skin signs are present. ...Read more

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How long after antibiotics will u start feeling the relief in a yeast infection in men?

How long after antibiotics will u start feeling the relief in a yeast infection in men?

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

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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

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Can men get yeast infection?

Yes: This is more likely in men who are not circumcised. ...Read more

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How is yeast infection diagnosed in men?

Yeast: Yeast has a characteristic appearance under microscope. Your doctor may choose to examine a scrapping under the microscope, in complex cases send a culture out to see if yeast grows in a petri dish, or just treat empirically based on your history and his exam. If the treatment works, diagnosis confirmed! the location, severity, and medical history will determine which method to use. ...Read more

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How often can men have a yeast infection?

How often can men have a yeast infection?

Rare: If they have a moisture problem arounf there genitals it is possible, but not likely. ...Read more

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How do men medically treat a yeast infection?

How do men medically treat a 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

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...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