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Male Urethra Yeast Infection
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
Here are some ...: Semen can transmit STDs such as HIV, Hep-B & C, trichomonas but not bacterial vaginitis. However, sexual intercourse can bring the existing bacteria into vagina. Fortunately, the wonder of Nature / God imbeds females with strong defense mechanism to make the brought-in bacteria unable to survive but sperms to survive for fertilizing the waiting egg, except a few. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can Chronic/Acute Bacterial Prostatitis be transmitted sexually, causing infection or UTI in female partner?
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Can affect urethra: Urethra is the terminal part of the urinary tract and subjects can develop chlamydia urethritis, but not cystitis or pyelonephritis. It primarily causes a sexually transmitted disease, vaginitis and cervicitis and thence salpingitis and pelvic inflammatory disease. I men tends to be confined to the urethra. Can affect rectum or throat in recipient of anal or oral sex. Thus not really cause of uti. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What else could cause discharge from the penis beside a STD infection yeast infections trichomas infection?
Can be but unlikely: Vaginal yeast infections are very common in women and mostly have nothing to do with diabetes. If you have diabetes, you're more likely to get them because sugar in the urine feeds yeast cells normally present on the skin anyway which can lead to overgrowth. If you're worried about having diabetes, please see your doctor. A hba1c can be checked. If you're spilling sugar in urine, it will be high. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usual: Soaps should not give a person a yeast infection. Diabetes or essentially a sugary environment (such as that seen with Diabetes and sugar in the urine) as well as antibiotics (which kill bacteria and can make the yeast thrive) are risk factors for yeast infections. Best wishes. ...Read more
Not likely: Although cultured, unpasteurized yogurt will help to repopulate your bowel with lactobacilli and possibly, by creating competition with yeast in your bowel reduce the risk of reinfection, it is unlikely to do anything at all to reduce or cure existing infection on the penis or vaginal mucosa. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
UTI no, STD yes: No if ou mean bladder or kidney infections, because it would mean bacteria travelling from one bladder down the urthra which is not intact with partner's urethra. Honeymoon or post intercourse cystitis occurs only in women and is due to bacteria already around the woman's urthra being pumped up her urethra from transmitted penile thrusts. Urethritis, closest to exterior uti, is site for stds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible: See your doctor for the specific diagnosis of your infection, then have your consort tested and treated. ...Read more
Multiple: Cause of male UTI are varied and can include - poor fluid intake, phimosis (tight foreskin) and poor hygiene, urianry tratc stones, benign prostate enlargement with incomplete bladder emptying, uretharl stricture, urinary tract stones, and obstruction anywhere in the urinary tract. Furthermore, abnormal connection between the urinary tract and the intestine diverticulitis or cancer may occur. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Vaginal swab culture positive e.coli infection no UTI infection.is this normal to have e.coli in vagina?itching and burning symtomps.wat antibiotics?
Penile discharge, burning when urination, penile itching, and minor fishy odor from penis, could it be yeast infection? Tested negative for stds.
Fishy odor: May be bacterial Vaginosis, but be swabbed for all STSs if you have been exposured. All the best and stay safe. ...Read more
Female. Sexually active. Slight burning sensation when peeing. No vaginal bumps, irritation or abnormal discharge. Is this a UTI or yeast infection?
UTI: Most likely uti. Drink lot of water till you get prescription of antibiotics. ...Read more
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
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 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
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?
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
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
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
If you have a yeast infection at tip of penis and in tip of urethra, can you put clotrimazole vaginal cream in the urethra?
If a yeast infection causes swelling,where should be the swelling? Because mine is around the vaginal lips up to the urethral opening.
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 ?
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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