Yeast infection is an unpleasant and irritating problem which can affect both men and women. Compared to men, it is more common in women. Most of men who are suffering from yeast infection are not aware that they have infection till the severe signs and symptoms starts. Male yeast infection is also recognized as male candidiasis condition. It is caused by invasion of fungus, Candida albicans. It can be treated with medications and anti fungal creams but they might have side effects. So cure yeast infection with natural home remedies which are cheap and have no side effects. Here are some of the effective home remedies for male yeast infection treatment.
Male Yeast Infection is caused to the man who drinks beer in large amount; uses certain spermicidal creams or condoms; has sexual intercourse with an infected partner; has weak immune system and eats excess sugar, unhealthy diet & too much antibiotics. Symptoms of male yeast infection are irritation & redness on the head of the penis, dry cracking skin, pain and burning sensations while urinating, unbearable itching, white discharge, burning sensation, and small blisters on the head of the penis. If it is not treated for long time, then it may lead to other serious health problems.
Home Remedies to Treat Male Yeast Infection
Yogurt is the most prevalent home remedy for male yeast infection, which can be used internally and externally. It contains good bacteria, lactobacillus acidophilus that decreases the yeast population and limits their growth. You can add a bowl of sugarless yogurt daily in your diet or just apply it on the affected area. People who are lactose intolerant can consume acidophilus pills.
Garlic is another effective remedy for male yeast infection as it contains anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It fights the infection quickly and successfully. You can consume chopped garlic with a glass of milk or 2 garlic cloves with warm water daily. You can consume the paste of garlic with your regular meals. Apply the juice or oil of garlic on the affected area.
3) Tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is a popular natural antifungal that fights against male yeast infection. It should be used in a dilute form on the affected areas as without diluting, it can cause inflammation and swelling. Mix few drops with 1 tsp olive/sweet almond oil and apply it to the affected area with the help of a cotton swab.
4) Cranberry juice
Cranberry juice is a great remedy to treat male yeast infection. It prevents infection from turning into a bladder infection. It restores the good acidophilus bacteria level. Consume this juice at least 2 times a day till the symptoms clear away.
5) Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is used to treat many infections including male yeast infection. You must use raw apple cider vinegar that have "mother" in it. You should not apply apple cider vinegar directly on the skin as it is very strong. Just add 1 cup of ACV to a warm tub of bath water and sit in a bathtub. Never use scented soaps and talcs to the affected area.
6) Coconut oil
Coconut oil is very helpful for male yeast infection. Coconut contains fatty acids which treat the infection effectively and quickly. To treat the infection, consume 1 tsp coconut oil before every meal or drink coconut milk daily. You can also apply cold coconut oil on the affected area.
7) Oregano oil
Oregano oil that contains high amount of carvacrol (above 68%) is very effective to treat the infection. Carvacrol is the active ingredient of the oil. You must apply oregano oil directly to the affected area after mixing it with olive oil, water or coconut oil as it can burn the skin.
8) Lemon juice
Lemon juice is loaded with vitamin C which helps to restore the pH. pH is the key to treat male yeast infection. Make a solution by mixing 2 Tbps lemon juice with 1 quart of warm water and soak the affected area in it.
9) Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe vera is very effective for treating male yeast infection. It contains natural anti-fungal properties which help to treat infection as well as prevent recurrences of the infection. Just apply aloe vera gel on the yeast infections.
Honey is an excellent cure for male yeast infection. Like lemon, it also restores the pH balance in the body. Simply apply honey to the affected area 2 times a day for around 20 minutes. You must take a bath after application as it can be quite messy.
11) Black Myrobalan (Harad): [updated]
In the ancient Siddha medicines, harad (botanical name: terminalia chebula) is very much popular to cure the male candidiasis problem. Prepare powder of dried harad fruits. Mix one full spoon of dried harad powder in one glass of plain water and drink it before you go to bed. Continue the remedy till you get rid of candidiasis. In just 2-3 days, irritation and itching will be cured. You feel better than ever. But remember that you do not consume it more than one spoon in a day as it has laxative property. It is only advised remedy for person who has reached at age 15 or more.
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