Will diflucan help treat candida yeast overgrowth in a male with symptoms?

Fluconazole . Yes, fluconazole is an anti-fungal proven effective against candidal infections of various sites and is NOT dependent on gender. Persons who are immunocompromised (due to diabetes, chemo/radiation therapy, chronic steroid use, HIV, or extremes of age, etc.) are more susceptible to developing candidiasis. Common sites of infection include the mouth, genitalia, urinary tract, and esophagus.

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Have possible candida overgrowth from taking low dose antibiotics for years. Have taken probiotics as well, but getting skin eruptions from them. I am allergic to diflucan, (fluconazole) what can I take?

Other medications. There are other medications you can take like oral nystatin. First, please make sure that this is confirmed diagnosis of candida overgrowth. A lot of unnecessary media and gossip about this entity exists. Good Luck. Read more...
Yeast. You have not mentioned if you have a yeast problem in your genitals or skin. Why are you on low dose antibiotics for so long? . Read more...

Can yeast overgrowth be the cause of my anxiety, brain fog, and facial lip rash? Diflucan (fluconazole) cleared rash for a month.

Avoid sugary foods. If you have a problem with yeast, the cure is to avoid sugary food, including foods that turn into sugar after you eat them, like bread, cereal, pastries, and pasta. You may also have a problem with the immune system that makes you susceptible to yeast infection. Or you may have another infection such as epstein barr virus that has weakened your system. This would need a doctor's help. Read more...