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Is It Possible To Get A Yeast Infection In My Prostate Gland
The prostate is a gland that lies at the base of the bladder and surrounding a segment of urethra. It secretes a milky fluid that is discharged by excretory ducts into the urethra during the emission of semen. It is clinically important because enlargement of the prostate with age, and prostate cancer are two common ...Read more
Yes you can: Yes it is possible and it is treated will local antifungal cream. ...Read more
Yes: You can definitely get a yeast infection anywhere on the skin. If you're having itching, that may be what's going on. You can certainly try over the counter anti-fungal and see if that alleviates your symptoms. It likely will either work or not work. Or, you can always, of course, be seen by a doctor and have a wet mount (as it's termed) or culture done. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Absolutely: Anytime you shave you cause micro-cuts in the skin (sometimes large cuts). This breaks down your bodies first defense against infection. Additionally the razor I am sure had bacteria on it which you may have introduced directly into the skin. Pls see you doc. Hope this helps. ...Read more
No...: Fungal infections are considered rare and unusual involving the lining of the stomach. The esophagus on the other hand is more susceptible to fungal infection. Higher risk of such fungal infections are seen in patients immunosuppressed due to medications or immunocompromised secondary to HIV infection. ...Read more
I have not heard of: Makeup on vulva as a cause of yeast infections. However, in general would let that area 'breath' and would avoid placing makeup in genital area. Natural approaches to yeast infections: 1. Wear cotton vs synthetic underwear 2. Avoid wearing underpants in bed at night. 3. No tight fitting panties ; pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid scented). 5. No douches or harsh, drying soap. ...Read more
Yes: A urologist's evaluation can help figure out why a person has pain with ejaculation. The cause can be a prostate problem (such as infection or worse), or a problem with another part of the male organs. The person can bring a calendar "diary" to the urologist, with information showing when he had ejaculations, when the pain occurred, when the pain did not occur, etc... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Especially if he has a foreskin. Also, if during the sex you become dry, the vagina can become irritated to the point where it is much easier for you to develop a yeast infection. Many vaginal infections are not "yeast" but something else like bacterial vagninosis. Both can provide an unpleasant discharge, but the treatment is different. If you keep getting a discharge after sex, call your doctor! ...Read more
Yes: Yeast infection is just another term for fungal infection. In your mouth, bacteria and fungal is balancing each other. When you take antibiotic, you kill of the bacteria, thus exposing your self to the risk of superinfection of fungal. Clean and scrape your tongue, keep the oral cavity clean and the fungal infection will resolve in 1 to 2 weeks as your bacterial/fungal balance reestablished. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: That can occur.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Both are very common infections.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a sebaceous cyst on my arm pit that has a yeast infection. Is there any way to get rid of the yeast infection?
Yeast in your armpit: Is not a common area for infection unless you have predisposing problems such as hidradenitis suppurtiva. But if its a superficial infection, most over the counter antifungals will work for you. If its more refractory, you will have to see your local physician for further treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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