Today, the number of diseases in gynecology and urology is steadily growing. Despite the tremendous advances in medicine, many new pharmaceuticals, some problems remain unresolved, and the search for new treatments remains urgent. One of the problems that causes some discomfort is thrush in men. This problem is difficult to overcome.
It manifests itself in the form of itching, burning in the genital area. There are discharge, more often white, which often have an unpleasant smell. When the form of the disease is started, pain may appear on urination, pain in the perineum, rectum. Read more about the symptoms of thrush in men in this article.
Treatment of thrush in men at home
In order to determine how to treat thrush, you need to understand exactly what the disease is, and also understand the mechanism of its emergence and maintenance. So, thrush can be described as a disease of fungal origin, caused by fungi of the genus Candida. Therefore, the disease is often called candidiasis. A specific feature of pathogens of the disease is that they are representatives of the normal microflora of the urogenital tract. They refer to conditionally pathogenic microorganisms, which normally provide protection of the organism from pathogenic microorganisms, supporting colonization resistance of the mucous membranes.
However, with a decrease in immunity, opportunistic microorganisms are activated, their active growth takes place, and they colonize the entire mucosa, dramatically increasing their numbers. Develops dysbiosis. This leads to a further decrease in endurance and the body's resistance to infectious diseases. If the number of representatives of the genus Candida sharply increases, a fungal disease - thrush occurs.
Thus, in order to cure thrush, you need to eliminate the cause of its appearance. First of all, treatment should be aimed at overcoming the symptoms of dysbiosis and normalizing the immune system. Usually this is enough to make the disease cured. But sometimes special therapy is required, aimed at eliminating the fungus and reducing its number.
For this, various immunomodulating, immunostimulating agents, probiotics are used. To normalize the size of the fungus, you may need antifungal (antifungal) drugs. Also, various alternative methods of treatment, homeopathic remedies, herbs, chemical and animal substances have proved themselves well. It is important to adhere to proper nutrition, observe the rules of hygiene.
Ointments and creams from thrush for men
Various alternative means have proved successful.
- Recipe number 1. Ointment from the golden mustache
In the treatment of bacterial and fungal infections, the golden mustache has proved itself well, as it has antiseptic, anti-infectious agents. To prepare the ointment, you need any fatty base. It can be pork lard, smale, fat badger, bear, gopher, or even fish oil. These products are melted on low heat or in a water bath. Then a prepared broth of a golden mustache is added to the resulting mass. With constant stirring, bring to the formation of a homogeneous mass, then allowed to freeze and used as an ointment, applying to the skin and mucous membranes.
For the preliminary preparation of the decoction of the golden mustache, it is necessary to take 15-20 plant joints, chop, pour a liter of boiling water. They give the opportunity to brew for 20-30 minutes, after which the agent is introduced into the melted fatty base. The broth can be taken orally in addition: 3 times a day for 15-20 minutes before meals. Dosage is 15-20 drops per half a cup of water. Duration - until the symptoms of thrush disappear completely.
- Recipe number 2. Cream "Aloe"
As a basis, butter is used, which is melted in a water bath or on low heat with constant stirring. Then add the aloe juice. For 100 grams of oil add about 3 tablespoons of aloe juice, squeezed from the leaves of plants, without stopping the stirring. After that, remove from heat, give the opportunity to freeze. Apply to areas of damage.
- Recipe number 3. Ointment based on fat
As a basis, pig fat is used. This is a rather effective tool that is prescribed for persons with symptoms of intoxication, bacterial and viral infection, fungal invasions, dysbiosis and reduced immunity. Fat is used in the melted form: heat on low heat until completely dissolved, with constant stirring. Then add the active ingredients: Kalanchoe juice, ground ginger, a third of a teaspoon of soda. Then they allow to freeze, they are applied to the sites of pathology.
- Recipe number 4. Ointment based on baby cream
A baby cream is used as a basis. As active ingredients that have the main therapeutic effect, vegetable decoctions, for example, a decoction of stevia and nettle, have been widely used. Separately, take about 75 ml of baby cream. To prepare the broth take about 5-10 grams of plants, then pour a glass of boiling water. The broth is added to a baby cream, insisted for an hour. Apply to affected areas of skin and mucous membranes.
In order to increase immunity, it is recommended to take an immune stimulant daily, which you can prepare yourself. This will require about 100 grams of raw pistachios, dried apricots, raisins, prunes. All this is passed through a meat grinder, thoroughly mixed. Allow to stand for an hour, after which add 3-4 tablespoons of honey. After that, mix until a uniform consistency is formed and sprinkled with ground ginger (not more than a teaspoonful). Take a tablespoon at a time, but not more than 3 tablespoons a day.
It is also recommended to take a vitaminized remedy that will help normalize the condition of the body as a whole and make up the vitamin deficiency. This helps normalize immunity. A glass of beer is required to prepare this remedy. It is necessary to take dark beer, since only it contains in full all the necessary vitamins, which are a product of fermentation. In addition, dark beer normalizes the microflora, because it is rich in fermenting microorganisms, which stimulate the growth of normal microflora and suppress the activity of pathogenic and opportunistic forms. 2 tablespoons of honey are added to the preheated beer, which significantly enhances these properties of honey, acts as an additional growth factor for the microflora represented in beer. Stir thoroughly until the honey dissolves completely.
Then add the juice of 1 lemon (it must be squeezed before you heat the beer). Thoroughly mix. Lemon is rich in vitamin C. It also stimulates immunity, normalizes metabolic processes, is a powerful antioxidant, removes the products of decay of tissues and substances, takes part in purifying the body.
These tools are recommended to combine. Twice a day you need to use an immunostimulating agent, and at night it is recommended to drink a fortified vitamin based on beer. After that, you must immediately go to bed, wrapped in a warm blanket. The course of treatment should be at least 10 days.
In the morning it is recommended to wash out with a special decoction, which normalizes the microflora and reduces the number of fungus. To prepare the decoction requires at least 3 tablespoons of each remedy: chamomile flowers, hop cones, marigold leaves. All this is poured about 2 liters of boiling water and allow to stand until the water becomes a comfortable temperature. To insist is better, having covered with a towel beforehand, so that steam will accumulate. After the water becomes warm, it is recommended to wash this broth, not applying soap. Also, do not completely wipe the skin, it should only get wet.
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Soda from thrush in men
Soda creates an alkaline environment, which is very unfavorable for the reproduction of fungi. They "love" the acidic environment and actively propagate in it. Soda can be used for washing. So, it is recommended to prepare a solution of soda at the rate of a tablespoon of soda per liter of water. It is necessary to wash out 2-3 times a day, it is possible more often, in process of occurrence of a strong itch.
Manganese from thrush in men
Manganese has an antibacterial, antifungal effect. It suppresses the growth of the most active forms, kills pathogenic microorganisms. As a result, the condition of the microflora is normalized, and inflammation and itching are removed. For the preparation of the solution, it is necessary to dissolve 2-3 small crystals of manganese in warm water, stir until a slightly noticeable pink hue is formed, wash at least 2 times a day.
Soap for thrush in men
It is recommended to use a special soap for intimate hygiene, which contains antibacterial components. You can also use ordinary household soap, as it creates an alkaline environment that is very beneficial for the skin and mucous membranes of a man and is unfavorable for the fungus.
In such an environment the fungus quickly perishes, the state of the microflora is normalized. This helps to quickly remove the inflammatory process, and also relieves itching and burning. You can use coniferous (natural) soap or tar soap, as they contain a large number of flavonoids, which positively affect the condition of microflora and mucous membranes in general.
It is not recommended to use baby soap, because it contains various additives that contribute to the formation of normal microflora in a child, but violate it in an adult. It is also not recommended to use soap with various additives, dyes, flavors, as they can only intensify irritation.
Iodine treatment of thrush in men
Iodine has an antibacterial effect, normalizes the microflora. Apply it in various ways. The most effective is the washing with iodine solution. A liter of warm water is required to prepare the solution. In it add on a teaspoon of salt and soda, mix thoroughly. Then 3-4 drops of iodine are added to this solution, stir and wash. After washing, you do not need to completely wipe yourself. It is recommended only to get wet, and allow the solution to absorb a little in the mucous membranes and skin.
Hydrogen peroxide for thrush in men
As you know, peroxide - one of the most common drugs that have antibacterial effects. It is used most often in the form of an aqueous solution for washing. The solution is prepared at the rate of 2-3 tablespoons peroxide per liter of water. With severe itching, you can wipe the affected areas with a 3% peroxide solution. To do this, wadded disk moistened in a solution of peroxide.
If there is peeling, redness, the procedure must be stopped. This is due to the fact that peroxide is a fairly potent agent that can irritate the mucous membranes. Everyone has their own threshold of sensitivity, so you need to understand that such a tool will not suit everyone. Preliminary it is better to check on a small part of the mucous membrane.
Horsetail field is widely used in the treatment of thrush, various manifestations of dysbiosis. It is used for skin diseases, pathologies of mucous membranes. Has a hemostatic and anti-inflammatory effect. It is prescribed for thrush, haemorrhoidal bleeding in the form of decoction for bathing and sedentary baths. Apply mainly externally. It can also be used for rubbing with severe itching and burning. It is used most often externally in the form of decoctions. In this case, green shoots are used. In addition to normalizing the microflora, it positively affects the condition of the urogenital tract as a whole. Relieves inflammation of the bladder, normalizes the condition of the kidneys. In turn, it significantly reduces the manifestation of edema.
Violet tricolor is used in the form of grass. Used stems, leaves, flowers. Positively affects the condition of the mucous membranes, normalizes the microflora, and also relieves spasm, reduces the permeability of blood vessels. Strengthens the secretion of bronchial and other glands, normalizes mucous membranes. Helps to get rid of constipation, relieves inflammation, itching, redness, normalizes urination, relieves pain during urinary and sexual intercourse. Apply inside, as well as for scouring. To prepare the broth you need 3-4 tablespoons of herbs for a glass of boiling water. Insist for 2 hours, after which a glass is taken for ingestion, the rest is used for washing. A glass should be drunk a day.
Yarrow is common in the form of stems, flowers, shoots. For external use shoots are well suited, for reception inside it is better to use stems and flowers. It has a diaphoretic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic effect, it easily removes itching, irritation. It is often used in gynecology, urology and proctology.
Homeopathic remedies should be used with caution, as they can cause various side effects, in particular, to amplify the symptoms of the disease from which the treatment is performed. Be sure to observe precautions - before starting to consult a doctor.
Well-established vitaminized tea, which increases immunity. To prepare, you need to take a teaspoon of cranberries, sea buckthorn, and blueberries, pour a glass of boiling water, give the opportunity to brew. Berries are better for mashing with a fork so that they release the juice. After the broth has acquired a rich shade, you need to add a teaspoon of honey, stir and drink. In a day you can drink up to 4 glasses of this tea.
From itching, burning helps ointment. To make it, you must melt 100 grams of butter, gradually pour in 50 ml of fish oil. In this case, you must constantly stir the remedy. Then add about 3 tablespoons of pine needles or spruce, as well as a third of a teaspoon of oleoresin. We do not stop stirring for 2-3 minutes. Then remove from heat, give the opportunity to brew for an hour. You can lubricate affected areas as needed, but at least 2 times a day.
It is also possible to use an enveloping agent that allows to normalize the intestinal microflora. It also affects the microflora of the urogenital tract. For cooking, you need to take about 50 grams of sunflower seeds without a shell, 3 tablespoons of flaxseed. All this is thoroughly mixed. Then add 2 tablespoons of honey, mix again. Take a teaspoon twice a day.
You can use oil to lubricate those areas on which the symptoms of thrush are severe. Also used for washing, adding a teaspoon of the product to warm water. For cooking take 100 grams of butter, melt it on low heat. At the same time, you need to stir constantly. Add a tablespoon of salt, a teaspoon of soda. All this is mixed until a homogeneous mass forms.