Top
20
Doctor insights on: Is It Possible To Get A Yeast Infection In My Prostate Gland

Share
1

1
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

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Thomas Inwood
7 doctors shared insights

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


5

5
Can you get a yeast infection on the clitoris? Is that possible?

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 more

See 2 more doctor answers
7

7
Is it possible that a prostate infection killed all my sperm?

Is it possible that a prostate infection killed all my sperm?

No: A prostate infection is an infection in the prostate gland. Sperm are made in the testicles and would not be affected by a prostate infection. ...Read more

8

8
Is it possible to get a bacterial infection of the vagina from old razor?

Is it possible to get a bacterial infection of the vagina from old razor?

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

9

9
Is it possible to have a yeast infection in or on your stomach?

Is it possible to have a yeast infection in or on your stomach?

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

10

10
Is it possible to get a yeast infection from makeup on vulva?

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

11

11
Could a prostate infection make it very painful for me to ejaculate?

Could a prostate infection make it very painful for me to ejaculate?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
Is it possible to get a vaginal yeast infection from sleeping with a man?

Is it possible to get a vaginal yeast infection from sleeping with a man?

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

15

15
Is it possible to have a mouth yeast infection?

Is it possible to have a mouth yeast infection?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
Is it possible to catch a cold in your bladder?

Is it possible to catch a cold in your bladder?

No: "cold" refers to upper respiratory tract viral infections which can also involve head sinuses and nasal passages. Bladder infections due to bacteria or viruses result in cystitis not a bladder "cold". ...Read more

20

20
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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Krishna Kumar
9 doctors shared insights

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