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Male Urethra Yeast Infection
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
The canal through which urine exits the bladder, discharging the urine externally. In men, it is about 20-cm long with a membranous, prostatic, bulbar, and pendulous segments ending at the glans penis; it gives passage to the spermatic fluid as well as urine. In the female, the urethra is about 4 cm long & in close relation with the anterior ...Read more
Yes, it could: A yeast infection could do this. But so can other things, like herpes or other STDs. If yeast has been professionally diagnosed, discuss it with the doctor or clinic treating you. If not, see a doctor ASAP. Don't treat yourself with an over-the-counter yeast medicine unless the diagnosis is certain. ...Read more
Please tell me, could a yeast infection irritate the urethra opening causing irritation after urination?
Yes ; when it: Happens it can be very bothersome.Get a more detailed answer ›
I am experiencing vulvar itching. I think I may have a yeast infection so I looked at the area and my urethra looks very large and open. I'm concerned?
Treat the yeast: And see what happens. I suspect you will be okay ...Read more
I have an itchy sensation on the lips near my urethra but not near my vagina. I don't think it's a yeast infection, what could it be?
Irritation?: It could be from soap or laundry detergent is they have perfume/dyes in them. Try soaking in a plain water bath and sleeping without underwear. If symptoms continue, see your doctor. ...Read more
I have cleared all symptoms of my yeast infection but one. Yes, my gut and diet are in order. How can I rid the infection in my urethra?
I am female, over 60/concerned that the fleshy part of my external urethra is a bright red. What causes this? I do not have a UTI or yeast infection.
May be a caruncle...: What you described most likely represents the occurrence of urethral caruncle - a 0.5-1 cm papular lesion from protrusion of posterior aspect of urethra, which is benign & usually asymptomatic, occurs to menopausal women, and requires no Rx, but occasionally still needs some Rx to shrink it or remove or biopsy it. Detail? Ask urologist timely. ...Read more
Wife always has yeast infection. Past 3 days I feel like Uribe is stuck in urethra after urinating. No burning only discomfort after urinating. Yeast?
Urethral stricture?: Recurrent vaginal yeast infections are common in some women. Usually they can be prevented, e.g. with a weekly dose of fluconazole (Diflucan) by mouth. Yeast but possibly urethral symptoms. "Urine stuck" sounds like a possible urethral stricture, whick is not caused by yeast. Best for you both to see your doctors) professional evaluation and treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
I'm majorly itchy in my entire private area (urethra to anus). I've been treating an anal fissure & don't know if its from that or a yeast infection?
Can be both: If you have had any raw skin in these areas for more than 3 days, yeast can cling to and trigger a rash or itching. Poo is naturally in your poo and can take the opportunity of irritated or raw skin from any reason to set up new living quarters. Twice a day anti-fungal cream may help. ...Read more
Dr told me I had a yeast infection. Got a pill for one day & I went to buy Monistat because the itching wasn't subsiding & the inside of my vagina still looked white. I had sex & next day I saw my urethra area is dark brown while the rest is pink?
Obgyn exam: Consider having your Obgyn do an examination. Yeast infections do not typically cause a brown discoloration of the periurethral area. Your doctor can do a pelvic exam. They can confirm the yeast infection has resolved. They can evaluate for other causes of genital itching and determine if any hyper pigmentation abnormalities are present. ...Read more
I had protected anal sex (receiving) on December 4. Shortly after, I developed a yeast infection on my anus as diagnosed by planned parenthood. Treated with antifungal cream and went away. For a week now, I've had pain in my urethra. Neg. UTI.?
Separate problems: You cannot get a urethral/penile STD from receptive anal sex. But if the sexual contact, or another recent contat, include urethral/penile exposure, perhaps that's the explanation. Any discharge? Painful urination? Penile blisters, sores, etc? Return to the clinic for additional evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
Urethra itches. Wet mount tested negative for STDs and yeast infection. Urinalysis tested negative for uti, what could it be? Help
Not sure but: Vaginal douching and drinking water with cranberry juice may help. Allergy to cotton underwear, sexual intercourse perhaps may have contributed to ur symptoms. Follow up with ur pcp or gyn if u don't feel better. Best wishes! Http://health. Yahoo. Net/symptomsearch? Addterm=vaginal+itching;addterm=pain+in+urethra;addterm=vaginal-discharge. ...Read more
If a yeast infection causes swelling, where should be the swelling? Because mine is around the vaginal lips up to the urethral opening.
Swelling is anywhere: You have infection, then irritation will cAuse swelling. ...Read more
I have a warm & irritated uretha and clitoris lately I have to urine a lot. I think I have a UTI or a yeast infection. Can you cure your own UTI?
What is the treatment for painful swollen vestibule and it's evenly covering my urethral opening. I have a current vaginal yeast infection.
You already made the diagnosis.
Yeast infection cause the symptoms you are complaining of. If you have no doctor,
soak your vagina with solution of baking powder1/2 teaspoon in 1/2 cup of waem water for 3-4 days
Additionally you can pick up from a local pharmacy a
generic vaginal anti-fungal cream to use as per its instruction
Good luck & maa salama ...Read more
Right side/rib pain down into pelvis with a foul smell what could it be already check for a yeast infection but not it. Pain level is 7?
Maybe urinary tract:
May be a complex urinary tract infection. If a bladder infection (a "lower" uti) works its way upstream, could infect the actual kidney, which can give pain in the flank distribution, also systemic symptoms. An upper urinary tract infection is called a pyelonephritis, and can be serious.
Kidney stone can cause pain, but wouldn't commonly have smells.
Would recommend further medical evaluation. ...Read more
5 bladder infections, 7 yeast infections now my pelvis, bladder, vagina area itch no yeast infection rash on pelvis after hot shower 1 year unbearable
Pain during/after urination, lasts an hour each time. No flank or bladder pain. Negative for UTI and all STDs. Urethral opening painful when touched. No yeast infection or bacterial vaginitis, no unusual discharge. Ongoing a month.
I ve been having problems for about a year now I thought it was a yeast infection or maybe an STD but I ve been tested and had paps done I m now having throbbing pain in my pelvic area on either side of my pelvis but it s not the same pain as period cramp
Call the doctor: Sounds like you are not making any progress. See your doctor and make clear to him/her what's going on; if he/she doesn't help you further, get another doctor. ...Read more
Male yeast infection is not not that common in men with intact immune symptoms, it can happen in any part of body but more common in mouth, skin and genitalia
oral yeast is called thrush and in skin can cause rash
penile yeast infectionis irritation, itching, and soreness of head of penis and may show white blisters and redness. It may also cause burning durind urination and it is called balanitis. ...Read more
Yeast: It is possible for a male to get a yeast infection. Warm, moist areas--armpits, groin, under foreskin of the penis are likely areas. Having intercourse with a woman with a yeast infection could potentially transmit the yeast. Treatment is easy and effective with a topical anti-yeast cream. ...Read more
To treat: Treat the infection by local medications and may need prescription medications by mouth- ...Read more
Sure: It can be passed back & forth between parthers (but it doesn't happen that much). ...Read more
Partner: One way is through sexual contact with their partner. It is not considered a sexually transmitted disease but can be spread back & forth. ...Read more
The treatment is contriverial as some recommend local anti yeast antibiotics like cream or oral lozences, and others feel you need systemic antibiotics like Diflucan (fluconazole). Other recommendatios
keep the area dry
both sex partners should be treated
herbal remedies like gentian violet, organic coconut oil. ...Read more
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