A Male yeast infection can be tricky to diagnose

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Yeast Infection is a concern for everyone since around 75% of the population suffers from some form of this
infection. Yeast infection can cause diaper rash and mouth sores in babies. It can also cause skin rashes in
skin folds below the breasts and stomach in adults. Common among women is vaginal Yeast infection. But
men are not spared from genital yeast infection. In fact, any part of the body can be affected by yeast infection internally
and externally. Since Yeast infection can cause extreme discomfort, it is important to learn how to prevent it.
To prevent yeast infection, one must understand the nature of yeast infection and its root causes.
A valuable information is that yeast is always present in normal human skin and in areas such as
the mouth and vagina. The yeast becomes harmful when some conditions are developed that
trigger yeast infection.

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A Male yeast infection can be tricky to diagnose

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