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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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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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What is the BEST way to get rid of male yeast infection on penis?

If you are sure: That is what it is lotrimin (clotrimazole) applied 3 times a day should work. If it doesn't it's not yeast . ...Read more

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Does yeast infection on penis cause red spots?

Does yeast infection on penis cause red spots?

Yeast infection: Yes....This yeast infection of penis is called balanitis which cause red spots and treatment is topical cream and tablets if not respond to cream. ...Read more

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Yeast infection on penis for a few years n everyday I have to wash n within 6 hours it starts to form. How to treat n will this b more prone to stds?

? Smega not yeast: Smegma, which is like "dandruff" of the penis can collect very rapidly and look like & could be mistaken for yeast. Hopefully the yeast was treaed with an antifungal like lotrimin or mycostatin, (nystatin) in which case the whitish stuff you see is likely smegma. Good news is that you are no more prone to std than anyone else.. Please use condom protection, same as any other male to reduce risk of stds. ...Read more

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I'm positive for candida yeast infection my penis was very itchy doctor give me tavanic 1000 & Fucidin 2% been 2 month and still itchy any stronger m?

I'm positive for candida yeast infection my penis was very itchy doctor give me tavanic 1000 & Fucidin 2%  been 2 month and still itchy any stronger m?

F/u with MD: You should go back to see your dermatologist- or whoever doctor gave you the medicine and have further examination. You have both genital wart and candidiasis, and as you know the anti fungal infection will not help the wart- so follow up obviously would need to be done. ...Read more

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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

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

Not helpful: The Ketoconazole Cream should be effective without vinegar. Acetic acid solutions can be used to unmask hpv induced skin changes prior to treatment, but should not be considered a skin treatment per se. ...Read more

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Is clobetasol propionate or ketoconazole cream better for yeast infection in penis?

Ketoconazole: Ketoconazole cream is an antifungal agent that works against yeast. Clobetasol is a strong steroid that will supress inflammation and make it seem better but it will not kill the yeast, just hide it. Also clobetasol is extremely strong for the penis. It will cause skin atropy. ...Read more

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Could it happen such that a doctor miss a fungal infection or yeast infection on penis three times?

Could it happen such that a doctor miss a fungal infection or yeast infection on penis three times?

I have no: Way to know. I don't know if you have the infection or your doctor missed it, or what. Discuss w/your doctor or get a second opinion. ...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