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Is it possible to get penile infection from someone who has a yeast infection?

Is it possible to get penile infection from someone who has a yeast infection?

Not likely: It can occur if there is abrasion to the skin of the penis, but more commonly, men have the skin colonized without symptoms, and then are capable of reinfecting their sexual partners. ...Read more

Dr. Lawrence Kessler
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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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Can a man get a penile yeast infection? What can be done for it?

Can a man get a penile yeast infection?  What can be done for it?

Yeast infection: Yes under foreskin and on glands penis red irritated with itching common. Soap water and otc preparation with Clotrimazole effective. ...Read more

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What is the BEST way to get rid of male yeast infection on penis?

If you are sure: That is what it is lotrimin (clotrimazole) applied 3 times a day should work. If it doesn't it's not yeast . ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection , after intercourse with my boyfriend he has bumps and flaky skin on his penis did he get the yeast also ?

I have a yeast infection , after intercourse with my boyfriend he has bumps and flaky skin on his penis did he get the yeast also ?

Probably not...: Just clean and wash the penis after coitus, and see... But don't over-cleanse to cause skin irritation. If any doubt, see, talk, and work with local physician timely and coherently. Best luck. ...Read more

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My boyfriend went down on me and had sex with me the other day. I just realized that I have a yeast infection. Will he get it in his mouth and penis?!

YEAST: It is unlikely to survive in those places as well as it does naturally in the vagina and will not likely cause symptoms or issues. Yeast is in the normal flora of the vagina and skin in general even without an overgrowth or infection. ...Read more

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I might have a rash on my penis I have this hyderm/nystat cream will this get rid of the rash I think I might have thrush or yeast infection?

I might have a rash on my penis I have this hyderm/nystat cream will this get rid of the rash I think I might have thrush or yeast infection?

Here are some ...: For average healthy men, the steps of skin care are: first, keep the skin clean and dry with good ventilation, especially in the sites with deep skin folds such as armpits, external genital regions; second, judiciously apply anti-fungal-steroid cream lightly 1-2 times daily for 1-2 weeks; third, always practice healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Headaches with eye fluid with yeast infection three days later after sex with husband. I have notice that when my husband is arouse before sex his penis drips a fishy odor clear fluid. Three days after we have regular sex i get a migraine with cold in my

Headaches with eye fluid with yeast infection three days later after sex with husband. I have notice that when my husband is arouse before sex his penis drips a fishy odor clear fluid. Three days after we have regular sex i get a migraine with cold in my

Need more info: I can only speak to the migraine issue here. Actually your question was cut off in mid-sentence so i really cannot answer it specifically. However, I have had patients that get facial pain after performing oral sex, due to postural issues as well as referred pain from oral neck and shoulder muscles that will make the head and facial areas highly uncomfortable. ...Read more

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Used canesten cream to get rid of my male yeast infection. Now my penis tip has gone red. Mainly around urethra. burns to pee sometimes. Help please ?

Used canesten cream to get rid of my male yeast infection. Now my penis tip has gone red. Mainly around urethra.  burns to pee sometimes. Help please ?

Allergy to the cream: I think you have an allergy to this product-not sure if you have other known allergies? Generally clotrimazole is well tolerated and will wipe out a localized fungal infection, but there's other stuff in the cream you could be allergic to. Best to show the rash to a doc and monitor for any worsening. The cream also contains benzyl alcohol, cetostearyl alcohol, and octyldodecanol among other chems ...Read more

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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a penile yeast infection ?

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I have a penile yeast infection ?

Appearance of skin: Yeast infections have a particular pattern and distribution, usually small areas of redness with 'satellite' lesions of smaller areas of redness. These infections usually occur in uncircumcised or diabetic men or men with compromised immune systems. ...Read more

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Can a male die from penile yeast infection?

Next to impossible: Fortunately! unless you are immunosupressed on chemotherapy or HIV positive there is nothing to worry. Local treatment should fix it easily. ...Read more

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What can be done for a penile yeast infection?

Yeast Infection: First of all, yeast infection should be documented by a dermatological test such as a KOH smear. Once established, anti-yeast creams or oral medications may be used. Since yeast loves humid environment, avoidance of moisture should be pursued. ...Read more

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Can a male have penile yeast infection for years?

Can a male have penile yeast infection for years?

Yeast and Men: Not likely. But, the most common long term skin problem for men is psoriasis or eczema. Have you shown your problem to a physician? ...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


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more