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Yeast Infection In Skin Folds Treatment
What are reasons why when using the treatment for yeast infection it burns so bad on the outside skin?
Skin irritation: Yeast on the vulva can cause redness, irritation and burning. Externally applied medications for yeast may bring on these symptoms until the infection has decreased. This is one of the reasons that Diflucan (fluconazole) by mouth may be more tolerable for treating yeast infections for many women. ...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
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
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 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
Would adding a couple of drops of vinegar to ketoconazole cream be helpful in treatment of yeast infection on penis? Is vinegar harmful to skin
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
Should I be concerned of what I assumed was yeast infection? I have had unprotected sex with someone who says they are clean. I developed what seems like a yeast infection but have treated twice with no cure. I have itching, some burning of skin, little
See: See your gynecologist or womens health care provider. Many primary care providers can perform women's health exams as well. If you are suffering from a sexually transmitted infection, then it will be crucial to diagnose appropriately. If diagnosed, your provider will most likely put you on an antibiotic regimen, and can provide a prescription for a topical ointment that can help soothe the skin. Do this right away because an untreated STI can cause terrible effects on the reproductive organs. ...Read more
If a male has a yeast infection can he take the pill that women use to cure yeast infections we have tried creams powders antibotics and its still there and gtting worse on the outside of his skin
Yes: Yes he can. He might want to see a doctor to make sure that it's not something else. ...Read more
Will I need oral antifungal drugs to treat candidiasis intertrigo, which is a yeast skin infection of skin folds?
Maybe: There are topical medications that are effective for treating that condition as well. ...Read more
I've had a yeast infection on and off. Small nodules beneath skin turned into hard very tender large knot on Both labiA. Very tender inner folds.?
See GYN: This needs to be examined to be diagnosed correctly. Hope this works out OK. ...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
Several: There are several over the counter medications specifically used to treat fungal vaginitis - most f them work about 2 out of 3 times. If you use an otc yeast medication and it doesn't work you should see your doctor to be sure it is in fact yeast - and to get a prescription for an effective treatment. ...Read more
I started treatment for a yeast infection. It has been 2 days and I've noticed that my clitoris is white. It doesn't itch, but is this normal?
How can I tell the difference (symptom-wise) between jock itch and male yeast infection? Is there a recommended OTC treatment that'll cure both?
Pattern: Jock itch or tinea cruris usually has flaking or scaling at the edges in the groin area or thigh. It also expands in continuous circles or rings. Yeast infections tend to be brighter red and at the edges will have small scattered red dots or satellite lesions which are near the edge but may not touch the edge. Both can be treated with topical cream like ketoconazole or loprox (ciclopirox). See a dermatologist. ...Read more
I had yeast infection after got treatment (7day course) still only itching. Due to use femmine wash? I never use femmine wash before had infection.
Possibly: The vagina always contains bacteria & other microbes but, if they're in a healthy balance, there's no need for treatment. Feminine washes (douching) can upset that balance & trigger infection. Since there's normally no need to use them & they may have caused a problem for you, I recommend you stop using them. Best wishes. ...Read more
What is the best online yeast treatment ivan buy to get rid of yeast threw out my entire body I had a yeast infection for along time with out it get?
Sorry: You will need to see your doctor. ...Read more
Dermatitis? Clarify: In general, a yeast infection in men can occur in unusual circumstances- such as HIV infection- an HIV test is warranted. Yeast infections are typically in the form of a dermatitis in the warm/ moist skin folds in areas such as the groin, perineum, and inframammary folds. Your primary care doctor and doctors in the emergency room or the urgent care can handle this situation. ...Read more
Talk to doctor: It is recommended that you consult with your physician if sxs are not responding within a week. ...Read more
I still keep having slight yeast infection after every treatment. How to completely clear up yeast?
Get eval: Best for you to get evaluated as there maybe some underlying condition causing you to keep getting yeast infection...for example diabetes can lead to the excretion of a "sugary" urine (Glucosuria) which can cause chronic yeast infections, etc. If all is stable, there are also more powerful oral medications that my be Rx'd. Best wishes. ...Read more
I'm just wondering, if you have a yeast infection and use the first 2 days of the 3 day treatment what happens?
Persistent sxs.: It may not be completely treated.Get a more detailed answer ›
I would like to consult I think I am experiencing yeast infection. What would be the treatment for this and how long will it last?
For consultation: Please use Health Tap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more
I've had a yeast infection, but no access to treatment, for 3 weeks. But now the symptoms are disappearing. Is it going away on its own?
Probably: Many people get various infections which healed on their own with the help of your strong immune system prior to the development of all the current medications we have. If caught early, keeping the area dry (yeast loves moisture) and avoiding sugary foods will help you naturally reach balance again. ...Read more
I had a yeast infection, took OTC treatment & symptoms went away. I used a 'soft cup' days after and there was cottage chz like substance, is yi gone?
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