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Does greek yogurt help with penis infections?

Does greek yogurt help with penis infections?

Don't think so: Better to rely on antifungals, antibiotics, or antivirals to stop the infectious germs. Good to avoid penis contact with others until it's completely healthy. Best to keep the yogurt in the refrigerator, for breakfast. ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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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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What are the symptoms of someone with a penis infection?

What are the symptoms of someone with a penis infection?

Multiple: Pain, swelling, discharge, redness, drainage, foul smell or odor. If you have any concerns, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Terbinafine for penis infection, is it okay?

Terbinafine for penis infection, is it okay?

Terbinafine: This oral antifungal may be used for superficial fungal infections on the penis (dermatomycosis), but the important thing is to first make an appropriate diagnosis. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is skin rashes on penis infection ?

It may or may not be: Related to an infection. Recommend medical eval for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if penis infection (penile fungus) help!!?

What to do if penis infection (penile fungus) help!!?

Here are some ...: More info such as the site & features of fungal infection + a direct look at the affected area are needed to deduce what you got and how to manage it reasonably. So, prepare the needed information for Doc to analyse ... to figure out what you need timely. ...Read more

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Does vagina or penis infections increase the chances of not conceiving? Thanks. TTC freq. BV, yeast, UTI. Miscarried 1-21-14

Does vagina or penis infections increase the chances of not conceiving? Thanks. TTC freq. BV, yeast, UTI. Miscarried 1-21-14

Some do some don't: Gonorrhea and Chlamydia can injure the sensitive tissues of the Fallopian tubes.This can increase risk of life threatening ectopic pregnancy or infertility.Most of the other STD's have other negatives but don't have direct effect on fertility.BV is a nuisance but does not directly effect the reproductive organs. ...Read more

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Can my husbands uncircumcised penis cause infection?

Possibly: Infection between sex partners can occur whether or not the male is circumcised. Improper hygiene can predispose an uncircumcised male to infection. ...Read more

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Can i masturbate if i have penis yeast infection?

Can i masturbate if i have penis yeast infection?

You may: Masturbation is not likely to hurt anything, however you do need to follow up on your treatment for yeast infection and any other infection for which you were taking antibiotics. ...Read more

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Penis ulcer infection is the same.as HIV??

Penis ulcer infection is the same.as HIV??

No: HIV, especially acute HIV is not associated with penile ulcers. However penile ulcer does suggest a venereal disease and if you have one venereal disease you are at greater risk for HIV. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Is penis fungal infection contageous through oral sex?

Is penis fungal infection contageous through oral sex?

Yes: If you have a yeast infection on your penis, it is conceivable that it could be given through oral sex, especially if the other person has some underlying susceptibility to the fungus, be it diabetes, hiv, or other immune dysfunction. ...Read more