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What are reasons why when using the treatment for yeast infection it burns so bad on the outside skin?

What are reasons why when using the treatment for yeast infection it burns so bad on the outside skin?

Skin irritation: Yeast on the vulva can cause redness, irritation and burning. Externally applied medications for yeast may bring on these symptoms until the infection has decreased. This is one of the reasons that Diflucan (fluconazole) by mouth may be more tolerable for treating yeast infections for many women. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


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What is the best treatment for skin changes at the labia cause by yeast infection?

What is the best treatment for skin changes at the labia cause by yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Most symptoms will recede rapidly with resolution of the infection. Many of the topical preparations of anti-fungal also contain a topical steroid preparation which will help to reduce the inflammation. ...Read more

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My penis has litle red dots all over the head. I have no itchyness or anything. My girlfriend has treatment for yeast infection.

My penis has litle red dots all over the head. I have no itchyness or anything. My girlfriend has treatment for yeast infection.

Red dots: It is very likely you may have a yeast infection as well. Recommend evaluation by a primary care physician for confirmation. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the corona of my penis and the head. I've been treating as a yeast infection I was just wondering what arevthe signs of the treatment working?

I have a rash on the corona of my penis and the head. I've been treating as a yeast infection I was just wondering what arevthe signs of the treatment working?

Rash goes away.: If the medicine works, the rash will go away, usually within 10 days. If you have not seen any improvement after three to five days, get seen by a doctor to be sure you do have a fungal infection. There are other causes of rashes besides yeast. If you have had unprotected sex, get checked for std's. Also, avoid scented products and harsh soaps/detergents/fabric softeners. Don't over-scrub. ...Read more

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Would adding a couple of drops of vinegar to ketoconazole cream be helpful in treatment of yeast infection on penis? Is vinegar harmful to skin

Would adding a couple of drops of vinegar to ketoconazole cream be helpful in treatment of yeast infection on penis?  Is vinegar harmful to skin

Not helpful: The Ketoconazole Cream should be effective without vinegar. Acetic acid solutions can be used to unmask hpv induced skin changes prior to treatment, but should not be considered a skin treatment per se. ...Read more

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I have a rash on the head and around the rim of my penis. No itch. No skin raised. Mild soreness. I think it might be a yeast infection? Treatment?

I have a rash on the head and around the rim of my penis. No itch. No skin raised. Mild soreness. I think it might be a yeast infection? Treatment?

See a doctor: Genital skin problems are quite common and there are too many possibilities to make even an educated guess. No STD is a likely cause of such a rash, but that's about all that can be said. See a doctor -- and avoid any self treatment before you are seen, which could make diagnosis more difficult. ...Read more

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Is the candida retested after treatment?

No: Testing is of no value. If it is going to recur you will have a return of symptoms and know it very quickly. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for candida glabrata?

See below: It depends where the infection is located. Many strains of c. Glabrada are resistant to fluconazole/diflucan but some strains are sensitive and can be treated with this drug. If resistant to Diflucan you can use oral voriconazole or intravenous micafungin or caspofungin. ...Read more

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Is there a way i can get treatment for systemic yeast or candida?

Med eval: This requires medical evaluation & treatment. You need to make an appointment to see your physician. This is something that you can't get rid of using home remedies. ...Read more

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Help please? How much time does it will take to cure candida if i start taking treatment for it?

Forgive my frankness: Mucosal and skin candida are obvious infections that are cured in a week or two by scientific Rx. By contrast, 'systemic candida' is a scam. You'll be persuaded your symptoms result from it, you'll be given all manner of things to take to manage it, but you will never be cured. That's how the scam operates. Your symptoms have some other cause. A scientific physician or holist can help you find it. ...Read more

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Please describe a good method of hydrogen peroxide treatment in eliminating candida?

None.: Hydrogen peroxide does not eliminate candida. Use an antifungal and decrease your sugar intake. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for infant candida rash?

What is the best treatment for infant candida rash?

Micatin, (miconazole)lotrimin: Mkcatin or lotrimin (clotrimazole) will work on candida. To prevent recurrences clean area with dilute vinegar solution- teaspoon of vinegar in 8 ounces of water. ...Read more

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Can candida albicans cream treatment affect women fertility?

Can candida albicans cream treatment affect women fertility?

Yeast rx affect fert: Treatment with creams for yeast vaginitis are not known to affect fertility. But the best treatment is a saturated solution of boric acid or boric acid vaginal inserts, which will definitely not affect fertility. ...Read more

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My meatus is swollen after UTI treatment. Already 2 month. Candida?

My meatus is swollen after UTI treatment. Already 2 month. Candida?

Seek out an exam: Candida might be an issue if the penis is uncircumcised and the foreskin is repeatedly infected. I am concerned why a 28 year old male has experienced a uti. That is not common and needs to be thoroughly evaluated by a urologist. ...Read more

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Had UTi then candida n got treatment for both but have brownish foul smelling varginal discharge. Wat doe this mean? Nt sexually active for last 6mths

Another infection?: Hi, It's possible that you may have another vaginal infection. The 'balance" of your normal vaginal flora (bacteria) may have been altered by your previous treatments, and that is common. Go see your doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more

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Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more