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Doctor insights on: Uncircumcised Men And Yeast Infections

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Is an uncircumcised male more prone to yeast infection?

Is an uncircumcised male more prone to yeast infection?

Yes it is: Hence personal penile hygiene is very important for an uncircumcised penis. Foreskin needs to retracted & all smegma removed on at least a daily basis. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Infection (Definition)

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Can a chronic yeast infection be caused by an uncircumcised sex partner?

Can a chronic yeast infection be caused by an uncircumcised sex partner?

Possibly: Yeast likes to live in a warm moist environment like the conditions under the foreskin. It is possible your partner is reinfecting you. ...Read more

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Does having sex with uncircumcised cause yeast infections?

Does having sex with uncircumcised cause yeast infections?

Yeast infections: Could be transmitted through sexual intimacy (although this is not a frequent mode of transmission). This could occur whether or not there was a circumision but the rate of yeast infections is much higher in uncircumsized men. ...Read more

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My boyfriend used Monistat n I used diflucan. He's uncircumcised. Do you know how I contracted another yeast infection ?

My boyfriend used Monistat n I used diflucan. He's uncircumcised. Do you know how I contracted another yeast infection ?

Recurrent yeast: Vaginal yeasts are rarely acquired from other persons. Yeasts are normal in our intestines and often in the vagina. New yeast symptoms are not from a new infection, but because your own natural yeast has grown to increased numbers and/or the body is having an allergy-like reaction to it. If symptoms recur frequently, talk with your doc about preventing them with a diflucan dose once a week. ...Read more

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Do women with uncircumcized partners get more yeast infections?

Yes: Because uncircumcised men have a higher incidence of penile/renital yeast infections than circumcised men. ...Read more

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Can men contact yeast infections from a women and if so what arw the symptoms?

Possible: If the male is circumcised, it would be difficult to contract a yeast infection since the environment for such is so altered as to not allow it. It would be a rare ocurrence and special situation for this. However, if uncircumcised, there is the right mileu for this with the foreskin covering the glans, being moist, warm and dark so it can happen. Usually it will not with normal hygiene. ...Read more

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How are men decolonized & treated for yeast infection so they don't re-infect their partner?

See answer: Yeast infections are not considered sexually transmitted infections. Although yeast infections may spread from one sexual partner to the other, it's rare and in vast majority of women who have recurrent yeast infections, it has nothing to do with male partner, yeast infections primarily occur in uncircumcised men and common in diabetics. Proper hygiene and topical/oral antifungals used to treat. ...Read more

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How to quire candida yeast infection for men ?

I : I would like to help you but i cannot understand your question.. Could you please restate it? ...Read more

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Are there visual symptoms of a yeast infection in men?

Are there visual symptoms of a yeast infection in men?

Possibly: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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