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How long should i wait before having sex with my husband after a uti and yeast infection

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 8 years experience
When comfortable: If one's infection is cleared (no more signs/symptoms), plus one feels comfortable with it, it is okay to resume intercourse. A woman may benefit from... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Can treat: Immediately and wouldn't wait for it to become overwhelming. If topical otc ineffective after 2 days contact your doctor for oral antifungal.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: Would hold off until all inflammation has resolved.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Unlikely: Soap and water may reduce chance.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not uncommon: Bacteria can be "massaged" up urethra ; into the bladder during intercourse. Bacteria multiply by doubling their number every 20 - 30 minutes resultin... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Malini Shah
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 32 years experience
Candidial vaginitis: Symptoms mimicking UTI may not be uti. Antibiotic should not be taken if it not proven UTI . When you have yeast infection you scratch in the area wh... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Jones
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Probably not.: Sexual intercourse increases risk of either of these a bit. Be sure to try to urinate immediately after intercourse. If symptoms persist see your do... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jesse Chuang
Nephrology and Dialysis 17 years experience
No: Yeast infection is not a chlamydia infection. If you do not have chlamydia, you cannot give it to your boyfriend. However, if you have a yeast infec... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Svendsen
Family Medicine 26 years experience
Unlikely: This sounds like a yeast infection. See your doctor to be sure.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jennifer Monti
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Get tested for UTI: even asymptomatic bacteria in urine is treated in pregnancy Symptoms like this should not be ignored; the microbes of the vagina behave differently du... Read More

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