How can a man cure thrush?

Confused-man-looking-at-question-marks Mushrooms of the genus Candida are representatives of conditionally pathogenic microflora of the human body living in the oral cavity, intestines, and 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 in men are recorded much less frequently than in women. Stress, immunodeficiency, endocrine pathologies, blood diseases, avitaminosis and uncontrolled use of a number of drugs are factors that trigger the development of thrush in men.

The most pronounced signs of candidiasis in men are:

  • itching of the penis,
  • puffiness and hyperemia of the glans and foreskin of the penis,
  • pain during erection and intercourse,
  • burning when urinating,
  • gray-white cheesy patina on the skin, having a sour smell.

Clinical forms of thrush in men - Candida balanonopostitis, Candida urethritis, Candida pyelocystitis.


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

Diet therapy

healthy food Human nutrition is a factor that can provoke thrush. Fast carbohydrates: pastries, sweets, confectionery and bakery products, chocolate - a good nutrient medium for mushrooms. Treatment of thrush should begin with the correction of the diet. For this, sweets and baking should be replaced by vegetables: beets, carrots, cabbage, and dairy products. Patients are advised to limit marinades, smoked meats, pickles, and alcohol.

Alternative methods

We absolutely do not recommend using alternative medicine to treat such traditional and banal diseases. Therefore, alternative methods are given here solely for educational purposes. Consult a doctor, use pharmaceutical preparations, follow a diet, keep clean and the disease will recede.

Drug etiotropic treatment

In order to completely get rid of the fungal infection and not be afraid of relapses, it is necessary to treat both sexual partners simultaneously. 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

Preventive measures for thrush are:

  • use of antifungal drugs during antibiotic therapy,
  • simultaneous examination and treatment of sexual partners,
  • compliance with high standards of hygiene - regular washing of the genitals,
  • using a condom during sex,
  • wearing cotton underwear.


confused-man11 In the absence of timely and properly selected treatment, Candida fungi can enter the blood, especially in individuals with immunodeficiency. The microbe is rapidly spreading throughout the body and affects the internal organs. Such complications are manifested by fever, tremors, nausea, headache.

How to treat complicated thrush in men? Patients are given antifungal drugs in the form of injections. 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 prescribed " Fluconazole " according to the scheme: 1, 4 and 7 day, 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. To do this, they also use local and general antifungal agents, but use them differently. The ointment is changed after each exacerbation, and Fluconazole is taken once a week for 6 months. To strengthen the immunity, immunomodulators are prescribed to patients. Preparations are prescribed after obtaining the results of laboratory tests that determine the sensitivity of fungi to antimycotics.

Chronic thrush develops when immunity is impaired and occasionally worsens. Constant treatment with antifungal agents forms resistance in mushrooms and makes them powerless. Therapy for recurrent and chronic candidiasis in men consists in the medical destruction of fungi, excluding unprotected sex, changing the diet, strengthening the immune system, rejecting bad habits.

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