How can a man cure thrush?

Confused-man-looking-at-question-marks Fungi of the genus Candida are representatives of the conditionally pathogenic microflora of the human body, living in the oral cavity, intestines, on the mucous membranes of the genital organs. With a decrease in immunity and the creation of favorable conditions for the growth and reproduction of fungi, candidiasis develops, the symptoms of which are registered in men much less frequently than in women. Stress, immunodeficiency, endocrine pathologies, blood diseases, beriberi and uncontrolled use of a number of drugs are factors that provoke the development of thrush in men.

The most pronounced signs of candidiasis in men are:

  • Itching of the penis,
  • Edema and hyperemia of the head and foreskin of the penis,
  • Pain with erection and sexual intercourse,
  • Burning with urination,
  • Gray-white cheesy coating on the skin, which has a sour smell.

Clinical forms of thrush in men - candidiasis balanonoposthitis, candidiasis urethritis, candidiasis pyelocystitis.


Treatment of candidiasis in men includes dietotherapy and herbal medicine, local and general use of medications, surgical intervention in the development of complications.


Healthy food Human nutrition is a factor capable of provoking thrush. Fast carbohydrates: baked goods, sweets, confectionery and bakery products, chocolate is a good nutrient medium for mushrooms. Treatment of thrush should begin with a correction of the diet. For this, sweets and buns need to be replaced with vegetables: beetroot, carrots, cabbage, and fermented milk products. Patients are recommended to limit marinades, smoked products, pickles, alcohol.

Alternative methods

We categorically do not recommend the use of alternative medicine for the treatment of such traditional and banal diseases. Therefore, alternative methods are given here solely for educational purposes. Address to the doctor, use chemist's preparations, observe a diet, watch cleanliness and illness will recede.


Drug-mediated etiotropic treatment

To completely get rid of a fungal infection and not be afraid of relapses, it is necessary to be treated simultaneously to both sexual partners. How to treat thrush in men and women with traditional medicines? For this, there are 2 groups of antifungal agents - local and general

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Prevention of thrush

Preventative measures of thrush are:

  • Use of antifungal drugs during antibiotic therapy,
  • Simultaneous examination and treatment of sexual partners,
  • Observance of high standards of hygiene - regular washing of genitals,
  • Condom use during sex,
  • Wearing cotton underwear.


Confused-man11 In the absence of timely and properly selected treatment, the fungus of the Candida genus can enter the blood, especially in persons with immunodeficiency. The microbe spreads rapidly throughout the body and affects the internal organs. Similar complications are manifested by increased body temperature, tremor, nausea, headache.

Than to treat the complicated thrush at men? Patients are injected with antifungal drugs. Treatment of complicated thrush is carried out in the intensive care unit.

If the patient does not maintain the recommended course of therapy, the pathology often recurs and requires more intensive treatment. Patients are offered to change the ointment, inside appoint " Fluconazole " according to the scheme: on days 1, 4 and 7, and then 1 time per week for a month.

Chronic form

pills Chronic candidiasis in men is treated for a long time and not always successfully. For this, local and general antifungal agents are also used, but they are used in a different way. Ointment is changed after each aggravation, and "Flukonazol" is taken once a week for 6 months. To strengthen immunity, immunomodulators are prescribed for patients. Preparations are prescribed after obtaining the results of laboratory studies determining the sensitivity of fungi to antimycotics.

Chronic thrush develops when immunity is impaired and periodically exacerbated. Continuous treatment with antifungal agents forms resistance in mushrooms and makes them powerless. Therapy of recurrent and chronic candidiasis in men consists in the medicinal elimination of fungi, the exclusion of unprotected sex, the change in diet, strengthening of immunity, the rejection of bad habits.

We treat thrush at home (for men)
Folk remedies

Phytotherapy How to cure thrush in men with medicinal herbs? Effective herbal remedy for thrush in men - herbal collection, consisting of chamomile, cloves, barberry, calendula. From it prepare broths and infusions with which process external genitals, do herbal applications and baths. Phytotea from chamomile is useful to take inside, as this medicinal plant has antifungal and anti-inflammatory effect. [...]

Tablets from thrush for men

Systemic treatment of the disease is carried out with the help of tableted medicines only for the doctor's prescription. Tablets from thrush in men: Fluconazole Itraconazole Duration of therapy and dosage is selected by a doctor depending on the severity of the disease. The therapeutic effect of "Fluconazole" is associated with the destruction of certain enzymes necessary for the reproduction of fungi. The drug circulates in the blood and destroys fungal cells that are not able to destroy [...]