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Yeast infection in my ear. What can I do? No insurence!

Yeast infection in my ear.  What can I do?  No insurence!

Ear yeast: Very rare in humans. Usually indicates an associated condition such as, chronic infection, diabetes which is uncontrolled, severe scratches because of allergies of the mucosal or skin inside the canal, or s/p chemotherapy, HIV infection, etc.
An ENT should be involved and a throughout check with blood work and culture might be necessary. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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Can you get a yeast infection in your ear?

Can you get a yeast infection in your ear?

Yeast infection: Yes, this can happen, but is not usual. ...Read more

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Severe reactionto amox after 5days forblocked ear.also believe I have a yeast infection.tested neg for HIV 7mosafter risk event.could it be?orallergy?

Severe reactionto amox after 5days forblocked ear.also believe I have a yeast infection.tested neg for HIV 7mosafter risk event.could it be?orallergy?

More details: From what I reviewed in your questions, I was unable to answer completely. What do you have as a reaction to amoxicillin? A yeast infection after amoxicillin is not uncommon and is related to the antibiotic use wiping out vaginal bacterial flora and allowing for yeast to populate. Re; HIV risk — a check of HIV 4-6 months after event would rule that out. ...Read more

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Suggestions for inner ear care for repeated yeast infection?

Suggestions for inner ear care for repeated yeast infection?

Mix 3% hydrogen...: Mix 3% hydrogen peroxide with warm water 1:1 and drip into each ear until it pours out, do not put q-tips in. Do this every day. See an ENT first if eardrum is damaged. ...Read more

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My GP prescribed Agispor solution Bifonazole 1% due to yeast infection in my ear. Two days of 1cc/2x a day and feel ears are stuffed. Normal?

My GP prescribed Agispor solution Bifonazole 1% due to yeast infection in my ear. Two days of 1cc/2x a day and feel ears are stuffed. Normal?

See ENT specialist: `The solution may be "stuck" in your ear canal, possibly behind wax. If so, an ENT specialist has the tools to easily remove it. Don't try to remove it with a cue tip or other device ...Read more

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Can virginal yeast infection & UTI caused swelling lymph node below ear & stiffed neck?

Can virginal yeast infection & UTI caused swelling lymph node below ear & stiffed neck?

No: Far from your pelvis, which is drained through pelvic lymph nodes, look for another problem in your neck or head that could be the cause for the stiff neck/ swollen neck lymph nodes, better see your doctor again, good luck ...Read more

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Yellow ear discharge and bleeding from ear, is this signs of a yeast infection?

Yellow ear discharge and bleeding from ear, is this signs of a yeast infection?

Unlikely the issue: Yellow pus is usually a sign of a bacterial process, not one caused by fungi. Bleeding is a non-specific sign of irritation and inflammation by any agent. ...Read more

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Do you know anything about mold in an ear canal? My sons ent says he has a yeast infection but it won't clear up. Could mold in our home be causing it?

Do you know anything about mold in an ear canal? My sons ent says he has a yeast infection but it won't clear up. Could mold in our home be causing it?

Possibly though: Fungal infections in the ear is usually due to local factors in the ear, humidity, warmth and poor exposure to light; swimming, abrasion of the ear canal from excessive cleaning/scratching, use of antibiotics predispose to fungal infections. Several rounds of cleaning and antifungal drops maybe required for resolution. Option remains for oral of IV antifungals. Stick with the ENT; patience ...Read more

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Hi I think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it I'm so scare?

Hi I think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it I'm so scare?

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

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How to know if I have penile yeast infection, sometimes it stings at the tip of the penis on the head?

How to know if I have penile yeast infection, sometimes it stings at the tip of the penis on the head?

Medical eval to: Rule out a # of causes would be needed. 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

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Can you tell me how to know if I have penile yeast infection, sometimes it stings at the tip of the penis on the head?

Here are some ...: Having a direct look at the site of your concern will reveal if stinging at penile tip is yeast-related or not or something alse. So, have a urologist take a look. For the time being, apply antifungal-steroid cream 1-2 times lightly for 3-5 days after cleansing and drying and see if your concern may improve. Best wishes ... ...Read more

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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.

Red dots: It is very likely you may have a yeast infection as well. Recommend evaluation by a primary care physician for confirmation. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Do I have a yeast infection? . I have cold sores and after intercourse with my girlfriend I notice white dots on the head of my penis?

Evaluation: If you suspect any infection or std, then it's wise to go to your doctor to be evaluated to see if it is yeast or bacterial or viral infection. ...Read more

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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?

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

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How do I know if I have irritation or yeast infection on my uncircumcised penis? I had sex and fell asleep without washing. Red bumps on the head.

How do I know if I have irritation or yeast infection on my uncircumcised penis? I had sex and fell asleep without washing. Red bumps on the head.

Here are some ...: Largely, analyze the onset, degree, duration, and progress of irritation and other related symptoms over time with detailed sequence of events plus a direct look, and an accurate diagnosis will be evident. As to its Rx, it would be same with heightening local hygiene by keeping the areas as clean, dry, & ventilated as possible plus gingerly using topical antifungal + steroid cream 1-2 times daily. ...Read more

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Have vaginal yeast infection but itch all over body head to toes?

Have vaginal yeast infection but itch all over body head to toes?

Use a monstat produc: Use a monostat product for the vaginal yeast infection. You could use topical antifungal cream for other body parts. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get white head bumps on your vagina from a yeast infection of vaginitis?

Is it possible to get white head bumps on your vagina from a yeast infection of vaginitis?

Possible: 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

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Have headaches. 2 mths ago got CDiff and thrush/ yeast infection. Had flaygl 10 days stopped for side effects. Went on vanco. Off now. Still, head pain?

Have headaches. 2 mths ago got CDiff and thrush/ yeast infection. Had flaygl 10 days stopped for side effects. Went on vanco. Off now. Still, head pain?

See below : May be totally different medical issue. Headaches can have many causes. First need a good history. Do you have any head trauma do you fave trouble seeing after bouts of diahrea you can be left dehydrated. So you need to have this evaluated. You bay need blood work done for say anemia which can cause headaches. Check you blood sugar. Bottom line is you need a thorough evaluation to find the cause h ...Read more

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Marriedfemale recently diagnosd with vaginal yeast infection. Now my husband has red rashes in penis head. We're havin protected sex only. Is it related?

Marriedfemale recently diagnosd with vaginal yeast infection. Now my husband has red rashes in penis head. We're havin protected sex only. Is it related?

Contact dermatitis: Sometimes lubricant or powder used for any purpose might cause irritation. Just to be sure have your spouse md take a quick look to guide him to right treatments! Regards and happy honeymoon! ...Read more

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Got a male yeast infection, prescribed flucanzole and nystatin cream. It's been 4 days and there still redness around head and test. Area. Normal?

Probably: Really would need to see this to be sure, but it may take a while for the inflammatory reaction to the yeast infection to dissipate. Give it a few more days and if it fails to get better go back and see your doctor. Something else may be going on. ...Read more

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Is how do yeast infections look because my penis been hurt well the head and I looked and there's white slimy stuff on it with red spots underneath?

Is how do yeast infections look because my penis been hurt well the head and I looked and there's white slimy stuff on it with red spots underneath?

Can't diagnose: with the info available. Do not know if this is yeast without getting more history and visualizing. But is your penis is inflammed and painful - do recommend assessment. You can start with your PCM. Take care. ...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