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Male Yeast Infection Monistat
Monistat: Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...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
I'm a male and feel like I may have developed a yeast infection in my anus. Is it safe to insert a vaginal monistat suppository in there? Thank you.
Antifungal: Monistat is an antifungal cream used for treating yeast infections as long as the infection is properly diagnosed by your doctor. So yes it is safe on penis but as noted earlier see your doctor for proper diagnosis and selection of therapy appropriate for your case. Take care of yourself. ...Read more
WHY???: No "harm" but WHY WOULD YOU? Clarify your question. Dr Z ...Read more
Not recommended: Monistat is a little too strong for a newborn. ...Read more
I think I have a yeast infection and just got curcumsized 10 days ago is it ok to put Monistat on or will it do something bad?
Yeast infection: It should be fine to use the monistat, but your doctor could prescribe a pill that might be more effective. I am wondering if you had the circumcision for a medical problem. Do you have diabetes? It's not common for men to get yeast infections unless they have diabetes. See your doctor. ...Read more
Hello, I thought I had a yeast infection and took monistat. I took the pH test this morning and it came up blue which supposedly indicates no yeast?
Fine. Then you are: cured,unless you're still having symptoms.Get a more detailed answer ›
What you can do:: 1. Wear cotton vs synthetic underwear 2. Avoid wearing underpants in bed at night. 3. No tight fitting panties ; pantyhose. 4. Use natural tampon/ feminine pads (avoid scented). 5. No douches or harsh, drying soap on genitalia. 6. Rinse genitalia well after soaping up. 7. Wear pants that fit loosely, not ones that hug the crotch. 8. Change out of wet swim suits or dampened exercise clothes. ...Read more