How do men get treated for yeast infections?

Tx. Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician.

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Do men get yeast infections like women do?

Yes. Yeast infections are fungal infections of the skin or mucous membranes. Yeast normally likes to grow in dark, warm, damp enviroments. Usually in men, the yeast will grow externally and is known as jock itch. Any patches of redness that itches on the skin, i would have a clinician check out. Read more...

What is the mechanism by which men get a yeast infection?

Partner. One way is through sexual contact with their partner. It is not considered a sexually transmitted disease but can be spread back & forth. Read more...

How are men decolonized & treated for yeast infection so they don't re-infect their partner?

See answer. Yeast infections are not considered sexually transmitted infections. Although yeast infections may spread from one sexual partner to the other, it's rare and in vast majority of women who have recurrent yeast infections, it has nothing to do with male partner, yeast infections primarily occur in uncircumcised men and common in diabetics. Proper hygiene and topical/oral antifungals used to treat. Read more...