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Skin Candida Treatment
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
Having symptoms I had prior that ended up being a fungal/yeast SKIN infection but 3day Monistat OTC treatment isn't helping, should I cease using it?
My penis has litle red dots all over the head. I have no itchyness or anything. My girlfriend has treatment for yeast infection.
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
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
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
What is the best treatment to ensure complete entire eradication of candida balanitis? Candida confirmed, type unconfirmed.
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