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Doctor insights on: Male Yeast Infection Duration

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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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How long after antibiotics will u start feeling the relief in a yeast infection in men?

How long after antibiotics will u start feeling the relief in a yeast infection in men?

Yeast infection?: Anti-biotics don't work for yeast infections. If you have a yeast infection, you should be put on an anti-fungal medication. Depending on the type of "yeast" or fungal infection, symptoms may start going away before the entire course of treatment is completed. But please finish the entire course of treatment. ...Read more

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How long after applying Monistat 7 do you see results on a male yeast infection?

How long after applying Monistat 7 do you see results on a male yeast infection?

Monistat: Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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How long is the incubation period for my male partner to get a yeast infection from me?

How long is the incubation period for my male partner to get a yeast infection from me?

Might be never...: If he is circumcised...Or you wisely used condoms since had concern about an infection...But even if uncircumcised / unprotected, yeast does not transmit f-->m reliably, and risk can be reduced with good personal hygiene. If "gonna happen, " should notice within a week. ...Read more

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How can I test for a male yeast infection? How long can it usually last without treatment?

How can I test for a male yeast infection? How long can it usually last without treatment?

Yeast infection can: last forever w/out treatment. Symptoms can include white spots in throat, urethra and penis itch or pain, and itching anus. Please see your doc for a simple blood test. Treatment can be Western meds such as Nystatan and elimination of sugar indiet and good probiotics. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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The adult male I am dating is being treated for oral yeast infection. I have no symptoms, how long ago was he exposed, is he a cheater. Me worry?

You should worry: Oral yeast infections in adults suggest some form of immune suppression, the most common of which in this day and age is HIV disease. You should be checked for stds including HIV and have only protected sex until you know what is going on. That is particularly true if you think he is "cheating". ...Read more

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Hi there can a yeast infection in men be painful & hurt to pee & I am using canesten hc cream for it how long will it take to work?

Hi there can a yeast infection in men  be painful & hurt to pee & I am using canesten hc cream for it how long will it take to work?

Probably not yeast: Yeast infections are uncommon in the male genital tract. This symptoms makes me concerned about an STD, if you are at risk (new or unsafe partner, etc); or about a non-STD urinary tract infection. If you are under a doctor's care, check back with him or her. If not, i.e. treating yourself with Canestin, stop immediately and see a doctor. Your nearest NHS GUM clinic would be an excellent choice. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a yeast infection! - male?

Treat it: You go to the store and pick out any of a number of anti-fungal medications. You do not need a prescription for most treatments for this common problem. ...Read more

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Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...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