Thanks for posting your query.
Your partner is most likely suffering from acute viral upper respiratory tract
infection with secondary proliferation of normal commensal fungus "Candida albicans".
Candida albicans is normal present in human beings and get proliferated with breech in immune system.
This could be due to chemotherapy
, radiotherapy, HIV
infection, any systemic disease, during menses in females, exposure yo sun.
You should consult with internal medicine specialist and should go for thorough check up.
He should also go for complete hemogram, renal function test, liver
functiontest, HIV antibody test.
Meanwhile, He should continue medication along with gel for relief of his symptoms.
Dr. Mayank Bhargava