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Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


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Can masturbation put bumps on the penis?

Can masturbation put bumps on the penis?

Not if done: Correctly. If you're too aggressive and are approaching masturbation as mma, then i guess it's possible. Be gentle with your penis, it's the only one you'll ever have. ...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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Can I use triple antibiotic on fungal rash on my penis shaft?

Can I use triple antibiotic on fungal rash on my penis shaft?

Won't help: Triple antibiotic will not treat a fungal infection. See your doctor to confirm diagnosis and provide treatment. ...Read more

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Could ringworm happen on penis?

Could ringworm happen on penis?

Yes, But...: Ringworm is a fungal infection of the skin, similar to the fungus that causes athlete's foot and jock itch. It can affect any skin on any part of the body. However, on your penis, it may also be overflow from jock itch or even yeast under the foreskin. ...Read more

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Fluocinonide on penis for flaky spot?

Here are some ...: Floucinonide is a steroid cream and chiefly used for skin rashes caused by allergy. So, it may be tried as instructed for 5-7 days and see. If improved, it's great, but don't use it daily for more than 10-14 days; if not improved as expected or worsened, seek pro-evaluation, Rx, & counseling. Remember: Allergy-related itchy skin rashes tend to be recurrent and its mainstay of care is avoiding... ...Read more

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Itchy rash on penis?

Itchy rash on penis?

Not sure of reason.: These lesions would need to be examined, a history obtained & other tests may be necessary in order to diagnose them. Usually the lesions needs to be identified to determine the solution. ...Read more

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Do you get scab on penis for jock itch scab like substance on penis

Do you get scab on penis for jock itch scab like substance on penis

Possibly: If the groin is very sweaty / moist, and/or the fungal infection is a little deeper than just the top-most layers of skin, it is possible. It can be other things as well though, so should be seen by a dr for exam, diagnosis, and proper treatment. ...Read more

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Finished anal skin yeast infection cream,white painless bumps on outside of right vulva & bigger skin colored bumps on inside of left vulva,thoughtS?

Finished anal skin yeast infection cream,white painless bumps on outside of right vulva & bigger skin colored bumps on inside of left vulva,thoughtS?

Many possibilities: Lumps, bumps, blisters and other skin abnormalities on the genitals need to be evaluated. An examination will be needed to know the cause and treatment. Genital warts are one of the many possibilities. ...Read more

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The skin on my penis is dry?

The skin on my penis is dry?

Need more info...: To decide what & how to do with dry skin of penis needs more specifics, relevance, and sequence of events + a direct look. Without such, the following may serve as general care: Just wash & dry gently with no harsh soap or .. and apply topical moisturizing skin cream lightly right after bathing or showering. More? Seek evaluation / counseling or go to http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. Best ...Read more

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Remedy for white pimple on penis?

Remedy for white pimple on penis?

Skin Cyst: Possibly a skin cyst but should be evaluated by a dermatologist to rule out a viral infection called molluscum contagiosum. ...Read more

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Does Permethin cream clear bumps from Scabies on the penis?

Does Permethin cream clear bumps from Scabies on the penis?

Yes: Make certain that you apply it under the foreskin as well. Permethrin is more effective than topical lindane and less toxic. It is equal in effectiveness to oral ivermectin taken 2 weeks apart. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Dry & flaky skin on penis head and shaft after unprotected vaginal sex. Irritation or maybe STI or fungal infection? Suggested treatment if fungal?

Dry & flaky skin on penis head and shaft after unprotected vaginal sex.  Irritation or maybe STI or fungal infection?  Suggested treatment if fungal?

Yes: It could be any number of things, but yes, those three diagnoses are included. Fungal infection can be treated with the same topical creams used in vaginal yeast infections. See your doctor to get evaluated for the others. ...Read more

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Are bumps itching on hair of penis serious?

Are bumps itching on hair of penis serious?

Probably okay...: Probably not serious at all. Clinically, they may be just some hyperplastic hair follicles and sebaceous glands, which are common and no harm. If you are a regular hair shaver, stop it and thinly apply topical steroid cream to ease itching. More doubt? See doc timely. Best wish... ...Read more

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Very itchy scrotum and tip of penis, taken canestan, fluclonazole, no avail.Swollen penis foreskin and anal fissures, what could it be?It's depressing!

Very itchy scrotum and tip of penis, taken canestan, fluclonazole, no avail.Swollen penis foreskin and anal fissures, what could it be?It's depressing!

Eczema: Sometimes eczema acts similarly to 'jock itch' but doesnt respond to anti-fungals. You can try desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) (used for diaper rash) for relief until you can see a doctor, see if a steroid might be helpful, but should be used cautiously in that area. ...Read more

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Small area of bumps on penis after intercourse?

Small area of bumps on penis after intercourse?

Do they go away?: If these bumps go away in the next few days, it is likely that they are from the friction of intercourse and are NOT dangerous. If they are blisters (water-filled), wart-like, bleed, hurt, or persist, please see your doctor as they could be something that requires treatment, such as a sexually transmitted disease, or other illness. Good health! ...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?

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

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

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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

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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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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Tue diagnosis impetigo, prescription bactrimds, fri. diangosis yeast infec. On penis. Rxdiflucan, now pressure behind eyes and headache. Pain whn rubbing eyes. Swollen painful lymph nodes back of neck.Ideas? Concerned?

Tue diagnosis impetigo, prescription bactrimds, fri. diangosis yeast infec. On penis. Rxdiflucan, now pressure behind eyes and headache. Pain whn rubbing eyes. Swollen painful lymph nodes back of neck.Ideas? Concerned?

See answer: Only concerned in that your newest symptoms may represent a third type of infection in a relatively short time. Immune system suppressed? Number of potential causes of current symptoms with perhaps viral infection being most likely in which case should be self-limiting. If symptoms persist or worsen, need md evaluation again. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

What are the symptoms of a yeast infection on a penis?

Burning, itching: A yeast infection of the skin of the groin, called tinea cruris, presents as intensely red, itchy, with occasionally in burning pain sensation. If you know someone with these symptoms, have him evaluated by a physician. Hygiene, keeping the area clean and dry, wearing loose, breathable fabrics, and use of prescription topical antifungal medications are necessary to control the infection. ...Read more

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How do I treat a yeast infection on the penis?

How do I treat a yeast infection on the penis?

Topical cream: You want to make sure that this is the correct diagnosis. There are other diseases that can cause a skin lesion on the penis. If it is yeast you usually will use a prescription antifungal cream. ...Read more

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What medication can be used for a yeast infection of the penis?

What medication can be used for a yeast infection of the penis?

Topical antifungals: Antifungal creams are generally effective in treating penile fungal infections. If these fails, sometimes oral pills may be needed. ...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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I believe i might have a male yeast infection on my penis. But it might not be that. Let's assume i use a yeast cream and dont have. Any side efx?

I believe i might have a male yeast infection on my penis. But it might not be that. Let's assume i use a yeast cream and dont have. Any side efx?

Unlikely : in general the topical medications have side effects due to allergic reaction of the components. I would try that if you wish that you may want to discuss this with your physician ...Read more