Photos of thrush in men (symptoms and signs)
Thrush (candidiasis) in men, fungal infection on the skin and mucosa, in rare cases, affecting the internal organs. Generalized yeast infection develops in case of severe immunosuppression (Candida sepsis). A yeast infection of the genitourinary system in men is manifested by the following symptoms: swelling, redness, grayish plaque, erosion, burning, itching of the penis. As a rule, develop candidal urethritis and cystitis.
Without timely access to a doctor and treatment of a yeast infection becomes chronic with periods of remission and exacerbation. Genital thrush in men is provoked by the development of yeast-like fungi Candida is a normal flora of the human body, but under certain circumstances can cause disease of the genitourinary system, when there is a too intensive development of conditionally pathogenic microflora.
Thrush is not considered as threatening a man's life, but can greatly reduce its quality, because the symptoms disrupt the intimate life, the psycho-emotional sphere. In addition, thrush indicates a strong malfunctions in the body and the presence of severe comorbidity.
Thrush is essentially a sexual infection, it is often accompanied by STDs. The acute form doesn't last more than 1.5-2 months, it is characterized by a striking manifestation of yeast infection, in the chronic stage, the lesions appear dryness, atrophy, infiltration.