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Doctor insights on: Uncircumcised Men And Yeast Infections

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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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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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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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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

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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 (fluconazole). He's uncircumcised. Do you know how I contracted another yeast infection ?

My boyfriend used Monistat n I used diflucan (fluconazole). 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 (fluconazole) 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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How is yeast infection diagnosed in men?

How is yeast infection diagnosed in men?

Yeast: Yeast has a characteristic appearance under microscope. Your doctor may choose to examine a scrapping under the microscope, in complex cases send a culture out to see if yeast grows in a petri dish, or just treat empirically based on your history and his exam. If the treatment works, diagnosis confirmed! the location, severity, and medical history will determine which method to use. ...Read more

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How to quire candida yeast infection for men ?

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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What are symptoms of a yeast infection for men?

Yeast Rash: Yeast infection can present as bright red, painful rash. Rash typically looks like bright red dots coalesced together, with surrounding scattered "satelite" lesions. Can distinguish from simple irritant rash because yeast rash is usually confluent down into the creases of the skin. ...Read more

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Whats treatment of yeast infection in men?

Antifungal antibioti: The treatment is contriverial as some recommend local anti yeast antibiotics like cream or oral lozences, and others feel you need systemic antibiotics like Diflucan (fluconazole) .Other recommendatios keep the area dry both sex partners should be treated herbal remedies like gentian violet, organic coconut oil. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of men's yeast infection?

How do you get rid of men's yeast infection?

Male Yeast Infection: Most male yeast infections are easily treated with over-the-counter antifungal treatments, such as monistat (yes, men can use it too). Apply the medication directly to the affected skin twice daily for a week. If the rash doesn't go away, or if it recurs frequently, consult your doctor. If you and your partner both have symptoms of genital yeast infection, it's important that you both be treated. ...Read more

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How do they test for yeast infection in men?

How do they test for yeast infection in men?

Inspection: Since our parts are external we usually manifest red, inflamed, often scaly skin that is easily noted and may have symptoms of itching or discomfort/burning. Frequently we have no external signs however, and treatment is usually not beneficial if no skin signs are present. ...Read more

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Describe treatment for yeast infection in men?

Oral: Best treatment is oral medicine like Diflucan (fluconazole) unless limited only to rash on the skin. Topical rashes can be treated with topical antifungals. ...Read more

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What to do if I got yeast infection antibiotics (men)?

What to do if I got yeast infection antibiotics (men)?

Yeast treatment: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat (or similar antifungal) can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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How long after antibiotics will u start feeling the relief in a yeast infection in men?

How long after antibiotics will u start feeling the relief in a yeast infection in men?

Yeast infection?: Anti-biotics don't work for yeast infections. If you have a yeast infection, you should be put on an anti-fungal medication. Depending on the type of "yeast" or fungal infection, symptoms may start going away before the entire course of treatment is completed. But please finish the entire course of treatment. ...Read more

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Can men get yeast infection?

Yes: This is more likely in men who are not circumcised. ...Read more

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How often can men have a yeast infection?

How often can men have a yeast infection?

Rare: If they have a moisture problem arounf there genitals it is possible, but not likely. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...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