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What are the symptooms/signs of a yeast infection and what is a yeast infection in a male?

What are the symptooms/signs of a yeast infection and what is a yeast infection in a male?

Sxs: 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 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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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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Will nystatin cure an anal yeast infection? And what are symptoms of a anal yeast infection

Will nystatin cure an anal yeast infection? And what are symptoms of a anal yeast infection

Oral Nystatin: Oral Nystatin will kill the yeast living in your digestive system and that recontaminates the affected area. Probiotics, yogurt & acidophilus milk will provide bacteria to help restore microbiological balance to the gut. If this doesn't work it may be time to see a physician to check your immune system. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of yeast infection?

Vaginal?: There may or may not be obvious white discharge with no odor. It can cause vulvar itching, burning, redness or pain. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection?

Yeast Symptoms: I assume you mean a genital yeast infection (vaginal or penile) - symptoms will include itchiness, mild redness, white smelly discharge. Treatment is with an antifungal (topical or oral). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a male yeast infection?

What are the symptoms of a male yeast infection?

Penile itching: penile redness, irritation and itching may be a sign of penile candidiasiss. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms for a yeast infection in a man?

Yeast infection: If you are talking about one on the penis, it is usually associated with an itchy, white scaly rash on the glans and/or foreskin and/or shaft of the penis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection and do they eventually go away?

Itching: Itching is the most common symptom of a yeast infection. It typically goes away with an antifungal like monistat or a store brand generic equivalent. Sometimes the vulva and vagina can become red and tender and painful. Discharge can be thick and cottage-cheesy, or it can be thin and white, the type and color of discharge doesn't always indicate a yeast infection, but itching and redness does. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection spread throughout your body? If so what are the symptoms?

Yeast: There are some individuals who may get systemic candidiasis, but most commonly they are profoundly immunosuppressed or have been receiving antibiotics for other serious infections, and so on. You do not say why you suspect this, but if you have symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, etc., see a doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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I had sex with a women that had a yeast infection and i started feeling odd things after. What are the symptoms?

Male sxs: 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 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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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection spreading all over your body? I have chronic yeast infections as well as tena vascular.. I cant spell it. Anyways help..

Doesn't happen: Genital area yeast infections never "spread all over the body". It will remain localized to your genital area. I think you're the same person who asked about this before. I still urge you to work with your doctor. If the diagnosis is correct, all yeast infections, no matter how chronic, can be cleared with treatment. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the symptoms of a yeast infection?

Vaginal Yeast: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on your skin?

What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on your skin?

Yeast: Rash which is red, itchy, sometimes tender. Usually confluent with satellite lesions outside the area of confluency. ...Read more

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Please advise what are the symptoms of oral yeast infection?

Usually none: Our oral cavity is teaming with organisms including yeast. If our immune system is not intact, yeast can overgrow. Usually there are no symptoms. Some may have an abnormal yeasty odor, some may have white patches on the mucosa of the mouth or tongue and in the worst case scenario, esophagitis if the immune system is very compromised. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of yeast infection in women during menopause?

What are the symptoms of yeast infection in women during menopause?

Discharge , itching: The symptoms are usually the same for menopausal women as premenopausal women. These include irritaton, swelling, redness, discharge and usually intense itching. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

Burning, itching: A yeast infection of the skin of the groin, called tinea cruris, presents as intensely red, itchy, with occasionally in burning pain sensation. If you know someone with these symptoms, have him evaluated by a physician. Hygiene, keeping the area clean and dry, wearing loose, breathable fabrics, and use of prescription topical antifungal medications are necessary to control the infection. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection vs. A bladder infection?

What are the symptoms of a yeast  infection vs. A bladder infection?

Mild differences: Yeast infection symptoms tend to have itching, may have whitish discharge- bladder infections tend to have pain, frequency of urination, fever, chills. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms to a yeast infection? Is one of them soreness?

What are the symptoms to a yeast infection? Is one of them soreness?

Can be: Usually it causes itching and irritation, you could have something else so you should see a gyn for an exam and cultures. ...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


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