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Other than Lamisil (terbinafine) what can I use for male yeast and balantis ?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Other than Lamisil (terbinafine) what can I use for male yeast and balantis ?

About the same...: The effect of various antifungal preparations is similar. The most fundamental thing to do is: don't give yeast a good surviving & thriving environments, that is, to keep the affected area dry and clean with adequate aeration/ventilation. So, if necessary, circumcision is required. More doubt? Ask urologist. Also, note: Life is a process of constant struggle to cope with reality, certainty, and... ...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


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Is Lamisil (terbinafine) effective against male yeast infection?

Is Lamisil (terbinafine) effective against male yeast infection?

Yes, BUT: Otc Miconazole (monistat) or Clotrimazole (lotrimin) is more effective for intertrigo or seborrheic dermatitis or balanitis. "yeast infection" not enough diagnosis. If you have a foreskin the important thing is to prevent any urine under the skin. Castellani solution usually resolves difficult cases. ...Read more

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Can I use Lamisil In my penis yeast infection¿?

Yes, if it is yeast: Have you been examined by a medical provider? Why do you think this is a yeast infection versus another sexually transmitted infection? If the Lamisil or an over the counter antifungal treatment clears the rash, it might be from yeast. Regardless if the rash persists you should have tests for other sexually transmitted infections including syphilis ...Read more

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Diflucan-toe candida 2.5wks.Nail avulsion. Looked healthy til mon;now 2 new small abscesses.Md said other choice was terbinafine. Is diflucan (fluconazole) working?

Diflucan-toe candida 2.5wks.Nail avulsion. Looked healthy til mon;now 2 new small abscesses.Md said other choice was terbinafine. Is diflucan (fluconazole) working?

Disagree: The abscesses are from bacterial infection, Diflucan (fluconazole) and terbinafine are both antifungal meds. After nail avulsion procedures, recommend soaking at this time. If continues to get worse, see a podiatrist (specialist), you may need antibiotics and not antifungal meds. ...Read more

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What is candida yeast?

What is candida yeast?

Type of yeast: Candida is the scientific name for a group of yeasts. There are sub types like albicans, glabrata and more. Yeasts are a type of fungus. So in other words, candida is a type of fungus as opposed to bacteria/viruses.Hope that helps! ...Read more

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What is the cause of candida?

Nature: Candida is a natural organism, a type of fungus or yeast, that is a normal inhabitant of the G.I. Tract. Occasionally canada can get in areas where it over grows and can cause symptomatic infections, like a female yeast infection, or certain kinds of jock itch and similar. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have candida?

Med eval: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. If this is your first possible yeast infection or if you are not sure if you have a yeast infection – see your physician. ...Read more

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Can candida be cured safely and how?

Yes, if it's real: Candida infection on the mouth, groin, private parts, skin folds is familiar and is easily managed with today's medications. Deep candida infections in immunocompromised people require strong Rx. The "pop" diagnosis "candida overgrowth" is a myth; people who buy into it never feel well again but keep spending money on worthless treatments. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is candida? And how to cure it?

Candida are yeast: These are a whole class of fungi that grow as 'yeast'. They can cause disease in certain situations. Usually those patients have some sort of underlying problem that allows these yeast to grow (for example diabetes, strong medicines that weaken the body - steroids, or other sickness such as in a surgical patient). There are many good medicines against Candida -but I suggest a doctor helps guide u. ...Read more

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What is Lamisil (terbinafine) used for?

What is Lamisil (terbinafine) used for?

Lamisil (terbinafine): Lamisil (terbinafine) is used to treat fungal infections of scalp & nails. ...Read more

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What is candida overgrowth?

Yeast overgrowth: Candida is a very common yeast found in the mouth, intestine, vagina, and skin. It can occasionally cause infection such as vaginal yeast infections. Less commonly infections of the mouth (thrush) and esophagus also occur. Candida overgrowth is a diagnosis often given by naturopathic doctors and has very little science or evidence to support it as a true infection or disease. ...Read more

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How is candida & sibo different?

How is candida & sibo different?

Fad diagnoses: Both diagnoses are passed out by "independent medical thinkers" without any evidence whatever. Accept either diagnosis, and you will never feel well again. Systemic candida is a myth unless you are gravely sick. Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth can't be diagnosed without an aspirate. Both cults encourage people to consider themselves incurably sick and needing intense management. It's bunk. ...Read more

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Is candida transeted by kissing?

Is candida transeted by kissing?

Yes and no.: Yeast is found everywhere. It may be transmitted from surface to surface by contact and, yes, by kissing. But yeast does not cause disease in normal hosts. Vaginal yeast infections occur because of altered vaginal environment. Although a clear precipitant is not always identified contributing factors include high blood glucose, high estrogen levels, recent antibiotic use, wearing of diapers. ...Read more

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I have lots of splinter hemhorrages maybe candida?

I have lots of splinter hemhorrages maybe candida?

Splinter hemorrhages: In the nail beds are most often caused by trauma but are seen in endocarditis, an infection of a heart valve. Candida is a yeast that rarely causes endocarditis but otherwise should not cause splinter hemorrhages. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of Candida?

Candida: You can use diflucan which is an anti-fungal medication ...Read more

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Hi,Is candida linked to hpv?

Hi,Is candida linked to hpv?

No: Candida is the name of a common yeast that can be found in nature, is found in the feces and is known to cause a variety of irritating disorders when the environment is right. It causes common thrush in the mouth of infants as the yeast feeds on the sugar in their frequent feedings. Vaginal infections are commonly incidental from stool contamination. Any link to HPV is accidental. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of candida?

Real science here: On the skin or mucosal surfaces, candida generally response to simple measures. Deep candida infections are seen only in critical illness. "Systemic candida" is a cult diagnosis and its believers never seem to be cured. Most physicians don't believe in it; if you've self-diagnosed, get with an evidence-based holist in your community for guidance. ...Read more

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Can candida be a symptom of hiv?

Can candida be a symptom of hiv?

Candidiasis: Yes, this can be a manifestation of immune deficiency and if difficult to treat and eradicate even more so. If you think you may have been infected with HIV go and get tested ASAP for that and other STDs. ...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


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Terbinafine (Definition)

Terbinafine is a topical anti-fungus agent which is a kind of anti-fungal ...Read more