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Doctor insights on: What Should I Use For A Yeast Bloom On My Skin

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Ex: face skin compromised, letting yeast come in. Repair skin barrier or use anti-fungal? Two sides to this argument. How would you go about this?

Ex: face skin compromised, letting yeast come in. Repair skin barrier or use anti-fungal? Two sides to this argument. How would you go about this?

See your doctor: Treating candida with an antifungal is not the best idea, without determining the cause, and whether the immune system is involved systemically. You mentioned the candida can come through an opening in your skin. So if you have an open wound of any kind, and are worried about an infection, or if it looks suspicious, and you want it treated accurately and precisely, then you should see your physician so they can do an examination, and make a diagnosis. Then treatment will be forthcoming. ...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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Have been using calmposeptine to ease itching from recent skin yeast infection, is it OK for use around vagina or harmful?

Have been using calmposeptine to ease itching from recent skin yeast infection, is it OK for use around vagina or harmful?

Should be OK: As a barrier moisturizer, Calmoseptine is meant for outside use only for the irritant skin. You can use it around genital area, avoiding its entry inside the genital tract. ...Read more

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Might a medication to cure a skin yeast infection cause pimples after use?

Might a medication to cure a skin yeast infection cause pimples after use?

Unlikely: Pimples come from lack of sleep, hormones, stress, and sun. If you had a yeast infection you were probably physiologically stressed to get the infection to begin with. ...Read more

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What can I use to help with a skin rash under my sagging stomach, it smells funny and I'm sure it's yeast?

What can I use to help with a skin rash under my sagging stomach, it smells funny and I'm sure it's yeast?

Topical antifungal: Most topical antifungals are adequate for skin yeast infections. However, to be sure that is what you are dealing with you should have clinician look at it. ...Read more

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Freq skin yeast infections. Okay to use deodorant under breasts, between trunk & thighs, near bellybutton?

Freq skin yeast infections. Okay to use deodorant under breasts, between trunk & thighs, near bellybutton?

Cut carbs: Consider cutting back on sugars and carbs. This includes fruit juice and sweet fruit. Coconut oil is very beneficial. Cook with it. Consider zinc picolinate 25 mg daily with a meal. Consider vitamin d3 2000 iu daily. Avoid deodorants with aluminum. Safe to use something more natural. ...Read more

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Yellowish discharge, burning skin and kinda reddish. Am I having yeast infection? Can I use fluconazole (diflucan) 150 mg tablet?

Yellowish discharge, burning skin and kinda reddish. Am I having yeast infection? Can I use fluconazole (diflucan) 150 mg tablet?

See a doctor: You might have a yeast infection, but these symptoms could go along with several other conditions, including STDs. You definitely should not self-treat for yeast without being sure of the diagnosis. Better to see a doctor or clinic. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have a vaginal yeast infection. I use Aveeno (oatmeal) Skin Relief body wash. My doctor says that's too strong. What's a good soap to use down there?

I have a vaginal yeast infection. I use Aveeno (oatmeal) Skin Relief body wash. My doctor says that's too strong. What's a good soap to use down there?

Dove, Caress & Ivory: Aveeno (oatmeal) body wash, like most soaps, find its way into the vagina changing the pH and enhancing your yeast infection. Dove, Caress, and Ivory are mild and will not affect the pH of the vagina if used ONLY on the outside of your vagina on the skin.(vulva). ...Read more

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Frequent yeast infections on skin. How can I prevent? Are feminine deodorant sprays safe/helpful? Okay to use under breasts? Vaginal/thigh area?

Frequent yeast infections on skin. How can I prevent? Are feminine deodorant sprays safe/helpful? Okay to use under breasts? Vaginal/thigh area?

Use topicals: Use topical medications designed for this. Feminine sprays won't do the trick. Should use Nystatin powder or cream or an equivalent — ask your pharmacist. ...Read more

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Can a man use vaginal yeast infection cream to treat dry peeling skin of the penis? No stds.

Yeast is Yeast: There is no gender to medicine. Now, did the company try to brand their anti-dungal medicine by calling it a "vaginal' cream. Yes, most likely. If you have a fungal infection then this may very well work for you. ...Read more

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How can you treat skin yeast?

Yeast infections: There is any number of anti-fungal medications from gels to creams to sprays available at any grocery or drug store that sells over the counter medications. ...Read more

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How does the skin look like after curingvaginal yeast?

Should be typical: After treating a yeast infection the skin should return to its normal appearance from before the infection. ...Read more

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Can it be skin yeast that flares up my eczema?

Can it be skin yeast that flares up my eczema?

Opportunist : Yeast spores are in our environment everywhere as numerous as other germs. They will readily colonize any moist or oozing skin surface as a ready source of nutrients. Like skin bacteria, they can invade & worsen the appearance of any breakout but the intermittent cycles of good or bad days experienced with eczema are part of the normal pattern of the disease. Environmental factors have more impact. ...Read more

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Is there a homeopathic way to get rid of yeast on skin?

Is there a homeopathic way to get rid of yeast on skin?

Homeopathy & skin: In homeopathy skin complaints point to more internal disturbances that need addressing. One question would be why you keep getting yeast infections on your skin, and what can be done to address this tendency? Homeopathic treatment with a skilled practitioner seeks to help this underlying vulnerability -- in collaboration with your other doctors. There are hundreds of possible remedies here. ...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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Most preferred ointment for yeast infection on skin?

Prescription: You may try the over the counter vaginal yeast cream or make an appointment with your doctor to verify the diagnosis and get a prescription. ...Read more

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What are some ALT meds for skin yeast infection?

What are some ALT meds for skin yeast infection?

Unclear question: What are non-ALT meds? Where is the infection? What symptoms do you have? Do you want effective meds or "ALT" meds? ...Read more

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Why am i getting so many skin yeast infections in the folds of my skin?

Skin yeast: Are you overweight, or diabetic, or taking antibiotics, or exercise and sweat a lot, or wear tight occlusive clothing, or have a compromized immune system or have a vaginal discharge. These are all things that can contribute to skin yeast infections. ...Read more

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What do skin yeast/fungal infections feel like?

What do skin yeast/fungal infections feel like?

Itching: Itching and irritation are the most common symptoms. ...Read more

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Are brewers yeast tablets good for clearing up my skin from acne and marks?

Are brewers yeast tablets good for clearing up my skin from acne and marks?

Adjunct only: Don't expect any results. I'm sorry your acne hasn't been managed scientifically up until now. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician, or make the phone call now if you're getting scarring. Acne is a serious, chronic disease and personal liability and you're old enough to demand effective treatment, not an old 'pop' treatment. ...Read more

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I am a male and I have a yeast infection of the skin how do I treat it.

I am a male and I have a yeast infection of the skin how do I treat it.

OTC topical antifung: There are numerous otc antifungals available from your friendly pharmacist, assuming of course that your self diagnosis is correct. ...Read more

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What to do for this large wound infection with yeast and spreading to other areas of skin?

What to do for this large wound infection with yeast and spreading to other areas of skin?

Culture: Have it evaluated. A culture will be able to determine the diagnosis. Have it treated appropriately. ...Read more