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Had sex while having a yeast infection

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hirsch
31 years experience Infectious Disease
No: I am not exactly sure what you mean by safe, but sex while you have a yeast infection may exacerbate the infection. The spermicide on condoms will not ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Asha Kamnani
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: It is safe to have unprotected intercourse when you have a yeast infection.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Neumann
36 years experience Gynecology
Finish medicine: Suggest you finish your course of medicine first.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
Yeast infection: Pregnancy is unlikely. Needs diagnosis and treatment of the presumed yeast infection.
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Possible: Particularly if partner has fungal groin infection, uncircumcised or STD which can alter vaginal flora or otherwise predispose. Condoms can help reduc ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It can contribute: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Intercourse is a: Contributor to yeast infection, but frequency is a personal preference. One person's often is another's rare.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Atul Singh
27 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Many: I am presuming you mean vaginal infection. Fungal infections can be of the skin, blood, organs etc. It can happen after antibiotic therapy, patients w ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
yeast: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not dangerous : A yeast infection might make intercourse more uncomfortable for you (burning, itching, swelling) it's not dangerous. If it doesn't bother you, don't w ... Read More

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