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can i get a yeast infection from my boyfriend

A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal flora: We are all colonized with bacteria and fungi (we are buggy!). The organisms can be transmitted a via skin to skin contact. If your so had inflammati ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: It is possible especially in your bf has an oral fungal infection.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Katzenstein
43 years experience Infectious Disease
Not boyfriend: The problem of yest infections is not usually related to a partner...it's not an STD (sexually transmited disease) but rather an overgrowth of your ow ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Yes, a yeast infection is a fungal infection and can affect men. Try to practice safer sex. Yeast infection (candidiasis) can affect skin, genitals, ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Chronic Yeast : Diabetes and abnormal glucose tolerance or Insulin resistance are major risk factors for recurrent yeast infections. Oral contraceptives are also a ri ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Yeast Infections: In general yeast infections are not contagious. They are not stds. Females are at significantly more risk for this type of skin infection.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Better to wait: Genital yeast infections usually are not transmitted to the mouth during oral sex, but it can happen; I've had a few patients over the years. Better t ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No sex for a while: Probably no harm would come to your parnter. He could catch yeast (but not BV), which would be uncomfortable but not harmful. However, you should not ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Probbky not: most if us have a yeast without getting infected

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