Symptoms and Treatments
thrush is not as well known as the female
one as thrush is considered a female infection. However, men can also get
thrush in their penile area as well as their mouths or armpits. Men who
get this infection are quite embarrassed. The reason behind male thrush
is the same as that in women. The yeast responsible for thrush is always
looking for opportunities to reproduce. If any imbalance happens in your
body, due to intake of antibiotics, poor immune system or similar
conditions the yeast gets favorable conditions to grow and starts
reproducing. This yeast Candida likes to grow in warm moist spaces,
therefore men who have poor toilet hygiene or have not been circumcised
are more prone to the yeast infection.
this infection targets your penis are, it is quite painful. You could have
trouble in urinating, as it burns. The skin gets flaky and itchy. At first
the skin may get white spots, which can on a later stage become red and
you may get a rash on the head of your penis. Although,
male thrush is not a sexually transmitted
disease, but there are possibilities of getting infected from a partner
who has the condition. Condoms which contain nonoxynol-9, can also
irritate the kin. Men with a history of uncontrolled diabetes are also
prone to thrush. Some men may also have a white colored discharge under
the foreskin of their penis.
see these symptoms, go to your doctor your doctor will confirm; weather
you have a male thrush or it is some other
problem. Once it is clear, you can bring about some very simple changes to
get rid of the condition. You need to avoid a few things including
intercourse, as you have a chance of transferring the infection to your
partner. If not treated in time the infection can transfer to and fro
between the two partners, making it more difficult to cure. Keep your
penal area dry and clean; especially after using the toilet. Dry yourself
thoroughly after a shower. You can even use a powder for the purpose.
Avoid wearing underwear which is too tight and not absorbs the sweat.
After a swim, change a wet swim suit as early as possible. Thrush symptoms
can easily be taken care of, if you adjust your diet. Reduce the amount of
alcohol and sugar in your diet. Sugar provides favorable environment for
Candida reproduction. Eat greener, leafy vegetables, yoghurt and oatmeal.
They all produce good bacteria. Applying yoghurt, honey and apple cider
vinegar all help in breaking down the chain of Candida. You can also apply
antifungal ointments which serve the same purpose. The ointment may burn
initially, but is a very efficient way of treating male thrush.
yeast infections grow down with time and doing the above recommended
things. You don’t need to take any specific medications. However, if your
condition persists and the symptoms don’t get better, your doctor will
prescribe antifungal tablets. Using the remedies does the job and altering
your diet and lifestyle benefits your bodies in other ways too.
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