Thrush is a yeast infection caused by a fungus called Candida albicans. Both men and women can get thrush, though it is more often associated with women. Read more about the symptoms of thrush. It can also affect the skin, known as candidal skin infection, and the inside of the mouth, known as oral thrush. If you suspect thrush for the first time, it's best to see a doctor for a diagnosis. Your GP will be able to tell the difference. If you've had thrush before and you recognise the symptoms, you can treat it yourself with over-the-counter medication.
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Rash-like things developed around the anus area causing irritation. Doctor said it's a kind of fungus and prescribed Clotrimazole cream, apply twice a day for 2 weeks. It's been 5 days and see no sign of improvement. Should I continue with this cream or need something different? I have used the same medicine for another issue with my son and saw improvement in just a few days. Everyone is different of course.
Thrush in men
Thrush is a type of yeast infection, caused by Candida albicans , that can develop in your mouth and throat, on your skin, or specifically on your genitals. Yeast infections on the genitals are more common in women, but they also happen to men. Male yeast infections can target the head of the penis.
Candida Albicans is a normally harmless yeast infection found in the mouth, intestinal tract, and vagina. Candidiasis is an infection caused by a fungus called Candida; most commonly the Candida albicans variety. Candida infections are rarely serious in otherwise healthy people. In rare cases, it may spread through other parts of the body if the patient's immune system is not functioning properly.