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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.

Dr. Harinder Gill
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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.

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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.

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How can I treat a penis infection (penile fungus)?

How can I treat a penis infection (penile fungus)?

Although an: Antifungal medication would be used for this - are you sure it is a fungal infection.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Can I use Lamisil In my penis yeast infection¿?

Can I use Lamisil In my penis yeast infection¿?

Yes, if it is yeast: Have you been examined by a medical provider? Why do you think this is a yeast infection versus another sexually transmitted infection? If the Lamisil or an over the counter antifungal treatment clears the rash, it might be from yeast. Regardless if the rash persists you should have tests for other sexually transmitted infections including syphilis

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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.

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Will salicylic acid make penis yeast infection worse? Better?

Will salicylic acid make penis yeast infection worse? Better?

PENIS INFECTION: SALICYLIC ACID WILL MAKE YOUR PENIS INFECTION WORSE! IT WILL STING AND BURN! SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST.

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Does penis fungal infection could lead to HIV OR AIDS PLS?

Does penis fungal infection could lead to HIV OR AIDS PLS?

Uncircumcised?: Uncircumcised penis may be susceptible to getting a yeast infection especially after contact with a partner with monilial vaginitis. Be sure that you get this checked out. If you don't not have a yeast infection and your partner is circumcised, then ask him to get checked for diabetes. It has no bearing on HIV however.

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Klebsiella, escherichia coli penis skin infection. What is possible reason, and what examinations do I need to do?

Klebsiella, escherichia coli penis skin infection. What is possible reason, and what examinations do I need to do?

Not an issue for: Self care. How do you know the nature of the organisms? I would urge that you see a doctor for treatment. If you practice anal intercourse, always use a condom.

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If you masturbate to much as a man can you get bumps or lumps on your penis or infections or like rash or pimples?

If you masturbate to much as a man can you get bumps or lumps on your penis or infections or like rash or pimples?

Irritation: If you're really rough on yourself, you can get irritated skin. You can also get acne on yourself. All guys your age are doing the same as you. Think about getting some lube. If Dad's a reasonable guy, you might find out that he knows more than you might think and he could be just the person to talk to. Best wishes.

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Constant smell on penis after washing infection, what could be the reason?

Constant smell on penis after washing infection, what could be the reason?

Probably OK...: What does "washing infection" mean? The smell of certain part of body is nothing uncommon and personally unique. For men, it is a good practice to make sure urine draining out of urethra "completely" after each voiding by shaking and even milking the urethra until empty and dry so to prevent urinary soiling the underwear. Fact: exposing urine to air for 30 minutes will make it smell strong..