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They, Too, Can Get Yeast Infections
Those itchy, embarrassing and annoying infections hit men in the same ballpark area as they do women: between the legs. They're relatively common in men who are uncircumcised, heavyset or prone to excessive sweating, says Morgentaler, who is also an associate clinical professor of urology at Harvard Medical School. The symptoms he cites include a red rash, and, occasionally, the same type of discharge that afflicts women (for the approximately 25 percent of women who make it through life without ever having a yeast infection: It resembles cottage cheese). Fortunately, Monistat and other OTC anti-fungals don't discriminate, and work just as well on men.

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