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Is it possible to get a yeast infection in my prostate gland?

Is it possible to get a yeast infection in my prostate gland?

Rare: Yeast usually affects the skin or mucosal surfaces. However, in rare instances it can affect internal organs , particularly if one is immuno-compromised. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Prostate (Definition)

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


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I just got over a yeast infection, now I have a swollen groin gland. What should I do?

GET IT CHECKED: Yeast infections usually do not cause swollen glands in groin.You should get it checked as there may be a different cause of the swollen glands. ...Read more

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I have prostitis problem since 2 months. Recently my penis glands developed yeast infection. Are these two related?

I have prostitis problem since 2 months. Recently my penis glands developed yeast infection. Are these two related?

Prostate and Penis: Nope. Yeast infection affect the skin. Prostate is a gland full of seminal fluid and sperm and can get inflamed or infected for a number of reasons. ...Read more

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I am a 44 year old male who keeps getting a systemic yeast infection of the prostate and ringworms on my skin. What do I need to take? Dosage, etc

I am a 44 year old male who keeps getting a systemic yeast infection of the prostate and ringworms on my skin.  What do I need to take? Dosage, etc

Yeast?: I am unsure who told you you have "systemic yeast infections of the prostate" but i would suggest you seek out a urologists opinion as that is not really a diagnosis that can be validated clinically. ...Read more

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Can someone with a prostate infection give me a yeast infection?

Can someone with a prostate infection give me a yeast infection?

ST yeast infection: Prostate infections are generally bacterial and really do not transmit from the person to their partner. The yeast infections have been linked actually to oral sex rather than other forms of intercourse. It's hasn't been shown to help to treat both partners for the yeast infection, but you can try acidophilus to help keep the infections to a minimum. ...Read more

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How do you cure an ongoing yeast infection of the prostate and ringworms on skin & scalp?

Very diff tx: Skin: otc Clotrimazole (lotrimin) scalp: it requires oral medication prescription based (griseofulvin or fluconazole) prostate: never heard of prostate yeast infection. ...Read more

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I think I have a yeast infection but im not sure and my glands (in my groin) are slightly swollen and tender. Is this a sign of something more serious?

Possibly: Yeast is usually on the surface. If the glands in your groin are swollen, it could men a more serious infection. You need to see a doctor or nurse practitioner. ...Read more

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Are swollen glands be linked to a oral yeast infection?

Yes : You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation of other diseases that you may have with the yeast infection. ...Read more

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Are swollen groin glands normal with a vaginal yeast infection?

No: Swollen lymph nodes are not typically associated with a vaginal yeast infection and indicate other potential problems. Need to see your md for evaluation. ...Read more

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Yeast infection and swollen glands in groin. Just one problem or two disorders?

Yeast infection and swollen glands in groin.  Just one problem or two disorders?

Unrelated.: Yeast infections anywhere do not typically trigger an immune response with swollen glands. You need to see your doctor for this one...And soon. ...Read more

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I've had a yeast infection in my mouth for a long time than it moved down below! my saliva glands are all swallowen up under neath my tongue?

Mouth infection: See an oral surgeon immediatly it may not be yeast and may indicate a severe medical condition. Pts with aids many times will have what they think is a yeast infection get help right away. ...Read more

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Dr examined penis and think yeast infection I have swollen glands in groin and burning when peeing- could this be herpes? Small white bumps no blister

2nd opinion: Yeast infection on the penis is not that common and unlikely to lead to lymph node enlargement at the groin. You likely have a STD and needs a second opinion if the first doctor cannot help you. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a yeast infection from taking amoxicillin? I've been feeling discomfort & I've been taking the pills for 2 days.

Yeast Vaginitis: Any antibiotic can result in a yeast infection by killing the bacteria that normally live in the vagina. This causes the pH to change and the yeast that are normally there in small numbers have a growth party. Usually a call to the doc who gave you the antibiotic will result in treatment being called into the pharmacy. If you are prone to this ask for an Rx when you get antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a yeast infection without discharge?

Yes: If it does not involve the vaginal barrel, the yeast infection can be without discharge on the mucous membranes of the perineum (labia, vulva) or the surrounding skin. ...Read more

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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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


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more