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How do I get rid of yeast infection on rectum?

How do I get rid of yeast infection on rectum?

Who diagnosed: Monistat 3 if a physician made the diagnosis. If you are having an itchy rectum, must see if it is chemical, bacterial, herpes, hemorrhoids, or a fissure. ...Read more

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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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Is it possible for a yeast infection to cause in irritation arouns the anus and rectum?

Is it possible for a yeast infection to cause in irritation arouns the anus and rectum?

Yes: Keep your bottom dry with corn starch powder, cotton loose fitting underwear. If yeast is confirmed use an anti yeast powder such as Nystatin rather than a cream anti yeast med. ...Read more

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I have a yeast infection that is affecting my rectum but I also have a problem with hemorrhoids. Are there any anti fungal creams I need to avoid?

I have a yeast infection that is affecting my rectum but I also have a problem with hemorrhoids. Are there any anti fungal creams I need to avoid?

Careful: Antifungal creams are OK to use on the outside (skin only), however, I recommend that your condition be diagnosed as fungal for sure and is not just your assumption. I am not aware of any warnings related to the use of anti-fungal creams as far as hemorrhoids are concerned. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could get a yeast infection in my anus?

That is possible: Your doctor can confirm if this is the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is a yeast infection on the anus like? Can you have it just on the anus and not the vaginal area? Can it cause sores on the anus if irritated?

What is a yeast infection on the anus like? Can you have it just on the anus and not the vaginal area? Can it cause sores on the anus if irritated?

It's possible but...: Anal yeast could occur without vaginal, but not very likely. Usually it would cause pretty much the same symptoms as vaginal yeast -- itching, irritation, and redness. Open sores could result, but usually not. Other possibilities include anal herpes if multiple sores that recur from time to time; or anal fissure if only one. See doctor if you have any doubt about it and/or the problem continues. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get tearing at the vaginal opening after using cream to treat a yeast infection? The infection spread to anus. Same problem with tears

Yes: Yes, this is so painful, right? It's more that the skin is splitting, i'm guessing. Sometimes you can use some desitin or similar cream (for diaper rashes). This can help that skin to heal. This tearing could be due to the infection from yeast, or it could be your skins' reaction to some ingredients in the ant-fungal cream. ...Read more

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Yeast Infection (Definition)

Clinical illness due to a fungus which exists in a yeast form is the definition. Some fungi only form yeasts and some are dimorphic, having both a yeast stage and a stage in which they form a mesh-like network of a ...Read more


Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more