Male yeast infection, also called thrush or balanoposthitis, involves the penile foreskin and the tip of the penis (glans). It is usually harmless, but it can be uncomfortable. We do not consider it a sexually transmitted disease, even if it can often recurrently affect a couple in a stable and trusted relationship.
Symptoms of infection do progress in hours and include:
Recurrent infections may require ruling out possible causes like diabetes, immune depression, or phimosis.