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5 Ways to Treat Male Yeast Infections

5 Ways to Treat Male Yeast Infections
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Some signs that a man has a penile yeast infection and needs a prompt visit to the doctor include, but are not limited to, constipation, bad breath, bloating, indigestion, frequent intestinal gas, frequent diarrhea, very loose stools, sexual dysfunction, irritability, mood swings, fatigue or lack of energy, memory loss, jock itch, dry, itchy and flaky skin, athletes feet and prostate problems.

The only effective way to treat a penile yeast infection is through prescription drugs. There are two common drugs that are used to treat penile yeast infections--Diflucan and Nizoral. However, Nizoral has been known to have harmful effects of the liver as well as reducing the body's ability to produce steroids such as testosterone.

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