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Yeast Infection Around Mouth Treatment
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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
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
No: You need to have your doctor perscribe an anti-fungal lozenge. ...Read more
See your doctor:
Men are less likely to get yeast infection but they can. There is itching, dryness and head of penis skin may be cracked, sometime it can also cause blisters, these can break open.
Use over the counter antifungal cream like Monistat twice daily, avoid having sex with your partner and have her treated
retract your foreskin if it is present and clean thoroghly/keep dry
prescription rx like Diflucan (fluconazole) tabl. ...Read more
Non-azole drugs: There are no "natural" treatments likely to help much. There are non-azole treatments, such as nystatin, caspofungin, and flucytosine. Nystatin is available OTC, I think not the others; your pharmacist can help. Or maybe your allergy isn't to miconazole per se, but other ingredients in the cream; you could try other azoles (clotrimazole, terconazole, etc), or oral fluconazole (Diflucan). ...Read more
If no sx or discharg: The medication should be completed and you should have no symptoms or discharge. ...Read more
I'm using miconazole 7 day treatment and on the 4th day could I stop it since my yeast infection seems gone?
no: No, continue for the recommended days.Get a more detailed answer ›
Besidea using medications that my doctor has prescribed what can I do for better treatment of my yeast infection?
Minimize poss causes: The vagina is in a balancing act with a very acidic ph as the most natural baseline. Probiotics have shown some benefits, but there are things that allow the ph to rise like the ejaculate, menstrual blood, antibiotics that wipe out healthy bacteria, even some underwear that hold in heat and moisture. Recurrent yeast infections can herald diseases like diabetes and requires a doctor's appointment. ...Read more
Just had cryotherapy and am not supposed to use tampons, but can I use a yeast infection treatment with an insertion?
Tomorrow is my last treatment for yeast infection and I had sex today and when I whipped it was a little blood on the towel. Is that bad?
I had vaginal yeast infection for more than 3 years. Only now I consult the dr. And get treatment. How long will it takes to cure the infection?
Not long: I would imagine that if you were given medication the infection should be gone in a week or so. ...Read more
I had a yeast infection and got treated but my clitoris is still red and has a white paste. Did the treatment not work since it only treated inside?
I went to the doctor 2 days ago. I was told I have a yeast infection. I started the three days treatment the same day. How long will it take to clear?
Yeast treatment: If it is topically up to 2-3 weeks. A diflucan (fluconazole) pill may work within 72 hours. This can be purchased over the counter. It may need to repeated times 1 in 7 days. Insure all partners are treated at the same time and there is no sex until both of you are adequately treated. ...Read more
Took an Difulcan for a yeast infection didn't clear then I took terconazole vaginacream 0.4% 7 day treatment and still having itching what the problem?
See doctor: You should go t the doctor. You may have another type of infection ...Read more
I recently got a bad yeast infection days after sex. A 3day treatment helped but it did not go away. Is this normal? Will diflucan (fluconazole) help get rid of it?
Talk to doctor: It is recommended that you consult with your physician if sxs are not responding within a week. ...Read more
Med Irritation: Sometimes topically yeast medications can be irritating to the skin. Try first applying yeast medication to skin and thin covering with layer of zinc oxide. The zinc helps sooth and heal the skin. I have also had some patients mix the zinc and yeast cream together prior to application. ...Read more
I recommend: Completing your course of treatment and waiting until you are no longer red, itching and in pain. ...Read more
Monistat is a safe and often effective first-line anti-fungal treatment. It will help to relieve the symptoms of most "run-of-the-mill" vulvovaginal yeast infections. You may find generic versions of Monistat (miconizole) in various pharmacies, which might be more cost effective for you. There are 1, 3 and 7 day treatment options.
It can be used in pregnancy as well. ...Read more
UTI and yeast: We would need more information. Urinary tract infections can be from varying bugs and are treated differently depending on symptoms and history. Yeast infections would need to know where - vaginal, skin, intestinal etc. As to how the infection would be treated. You are welcome to have an online consult or to give us more information so we can give you more specific answers. ...Read more
Yeast infection can: Last forever w/out treatment. Symptoms can include white spots in throat, urethra and penis itch or pain, and itching anus. Please see your doc for a simple blood test. Treatment can be Western meds such as Nystatan and elimination of sugar indiet and good probiotics. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I used 1d treatment for yeast infection. Well it burned really badly so I rinsed it off 4hrs later. When can I start 3d pack?
Now: You don't need to wait more than a day. ...Read more
I can't seem to get rid of my yeast infection, I always get treatment but a month after it back, what could be the causative agent?
Yeast infection: Assuming you are referring to vaginal infection, the best way to approach this is to have your sexual partner (s) apply an antifungal cream or ointment to their penis twice a day while you are being treated, and treat yourself through one menstrual period. Although this is not an std you can be recolonized by the yeast present on your partners skin, and also true for bacteria with bv. Good luck. ...Read more
I just got done with a three day yeast infection treatment but for some reason I'm still itching worse than before. What could be wrong?
Something or nothing: Perhaps 3d antifungal treatment wasn't adequate duration. Or you might have resistant infection. Or non-yeast infection. Best to go see your Family Doc, GYN or Planned Parenthood for evaluation if standard antifungal treatment doesn't resolve your symptoms. ...Read more
I just used yeast infection 1 day treatment and all of the symptoms are gone but now I have orange and pinkish spotting. What's going on?
I think I have a yeast infection, but I'm not sure. Will it hurt me to use an OTC treatment? Have itching & a little burning on outside.
I treated my yeast infection with diflucan (fluconazole) 150mg it has been 13days why do I still itch. Should l be taking another treatment.?
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
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