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Partner has yeast infection - won't go away - help?!

By Anonymous June 6, 2015 - 8:13am
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I've been a long sufferer of the horrid yeast infection for years! I finally found the root cause of it and the doctor gave me medication/cream that completely got rid of it. (Hopefully for good.) Sadly, I passed the infection to my boyfriend and he's suffering with it. I told my doctor and she said to buy him some jock itch cream and he should be fine. Well, I bought some and he used the whole tube. It helped tremendously but he still has cracks on the skin of his penis and now it's starting to itch again after he used all the cream. I want to help him and I feel so terrible that he is suffering because of me..

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Hello and thank you for sharing your question.

First thing he should do is keep the genital area very dry and fungi grows in moist environments.  Removing pubic hair is also helpful in keep the area dry and clean. 

There are several herbal remedies he can try.

  • Genetian violet
  • organic coconut oil
  • organic oregano oil
  • grape seed extract
  • garlic
  • carrot juice

There are also over-the-counter and prescription drugs he can try.

  • Nizoral
  • Diflucan
  • Clotrimazole
  • Miconazole
  • Isocanazole



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