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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
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
Multiple: Pain, swelling, discharge, redness, drainage, foul smell or odor. If you have any concerns, see your doctor. ...Read more
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
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
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 ...Read more
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
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
How long after a penis staph infection clears up with mupirocin do I need to use a condom when having sex with wife?
See below: If there is no drainage or scab and friction doesn't hurt, you (and she) should be okay. ...Read more
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.. ...Read more
Yes: That can occur.Get a more detailed answer ›
Theoretically, yes..: Theoretically, this scenario can induce urethritis by bugs from saliva, but in reality, there has been no specifically designed study to address this concern, and the one-way urine flow will flush the bugs, in case accessed into urethra, out of the urethra with no sufficient time & environment to multiply & set foot there to manifest their diseases. Hence, if any, it is very rare. ...Read more
RePhresh: Or boric acid capsules [you can buy these pre-made or do-it-yourself cheaply with boric acid and empty pill capsules, which you can get at the health food store or on-line]. Be well. ...Read more
Just had a broken condom 3 hrs ago and there are open saw on the neck of my penis, could an infection be that instant?
No.: STD's are bad but not that fast..... This must have been there before or it is related to trauma. Best to get tested for STD. ...Read more
vaginal fluid containing HIV exposed outside environment when touched tip of penis causes HIV infection? Iam getting Mixed answers and confused?
Could be either: Need to see urologist to investigate this. Could be anything from a result of irritation to and std, to other abnormalities which need to be seen by a physician. Best to check it out, and know for sure. ...Read more
If HIV dies outside body After 1min then how come vaginal fluid containing HIV spreaded on cloth for 2 min wiped at tip of penis cause hiv infection?
Whaaatt?: Story is unusual. WHY would someone wipe a cloth from a known HIV person over the tip of a penis--and how soon after did the test turn postive? If positive right away, then the person was already infected, and maybe looking for a reason? You need to talk to your doctor to sort this out! ...Read more
Can infection cause nerve damage to urethra & penis glans? Had infection 1 year ago but still have pain after sex/ejaculation. Suicidal.
Please Don't!: I suppose you're using the "S" word for emphasis - but Doctors urge that you don't do that. Even more strongly let me urge you not to mean it seriously. Return to a physician for an exam and further treatment. It may take patience and courage, but you almost certainly can find relief. Don't give up and keep your spirits up. It's not hopeless. Consider all therapies including hypnosis/Sex therapy. ...Read more
Does penis fungal/ulceris infection could lead to HIV?? Doctor gave him the canesten cream he also have some purple and white on his penis
After burning when peeing, I took cran, nettle and probiotics. After sex, my natural lube was very white and said his penis burned. Yeast infection?
Here are some. ..: Based on the facts of being fast occurrence as described, I would consider possible interaction from mixing "natural" lube, semen, & vaginal fluid, resulting in "very white" and his penile burning, instead of yeast infection. Os, watch and see for 1-2 days. If not getting better, see Doc timely. To verify the events, you may repeat what you have done and see; if recurring, you have the real answer ...Read more
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