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What would happen if I am using clotrimizole cream on my penis glans and under if i don't have a yeast or fungal infection?
Nothing: Unless you're allergic, probsbly nothing will happen. But why are you using a medication unnecessarily? ...Read more
Recurrent balanitis, swab shows candida, 1 month anti fungal +steroid cream little effect, excellent penile hygiene. Why does it not go away for good?
See remark: You may need to try different antifungal cream.It is very unusaul a month long treratment not helping. My remedy besides the cream,is apply or wrap loosely head of penis with gauze ,this gauze should be soaked with solution of 1teaspoon baking powder in 1/2 cup warm water for 15min for 2-3 days ...Read more
What is the symptomps : candida in penis? My meatus tip is swollen. No pain, not itchy. Is that it?
Balanitis: Uncircumcised men are more prone to infection or inflammation of the head of the penis and candida is a frequent cause. Candida can be transmitted from a woman who has a yeast vaginitis. Since bacterial infections of the head of the penis are less common, i recommend applying an anti yeast cream to see if your inflammation clears up. Anti bacterial cream and topical steroid creams could be tried. ...Read more
Does the first symptoms of HIV after exposure (with condom of unknown persons status ) can include candida on men's penis? Or this shows up later?
Not usually: Although never say never...It is not my observance that this is a major way to present and I have a large HIV practice in ft. Lauderdale..Pretty much ground zero for HIV infections so to speak. Fever, chills, night sweats, weight loss, thrush and swollen lymph nodes are a common presentation. Diarrhea as well. These may occur in just ~30% of people. Many can be completely asymptomatic. ...Read more
Blood tested positive for candida antibodies, prescribed 5 daily doses of flucozanole 150mg and ketocozanole cream for penis. Is this appropriate?
The blood test ...: Should not be a reason for antifungals therapy. Symptoms and signs should be. ...Read more