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Posted by: Itchy | 2007/03/06

Need to know if this is a yeast infectio

Please help! I have been itchy for a couple of days now, started using a vaginal cream, but it doesn't seem to be working and my boyfriend says he had red sores on his penis which have gone away. Can a yeast infection cause him to have sores???? And how do I get this damn infection away? If it's not a yeast infection, what the hell could it be? It's really VERY uncomfortable.

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Yeast infections can causes sores on the penis. If the cream is not working, it may be another type of infection, not a yeast and you will have to see a doctor to make a diagnosis.

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Posted by: Maya | 2007/03/06

A yeast infection very rarely results in physical symptoms in men, apart from maybe a bit of itching. I suggest you see your doc for a pap smear to confirm what the infection is:)

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