A 17-year-old female asked:
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i have a yeast infection, can my boyfriend catch it from unprotected sex?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is less likely for males to get yeast infections, but they can especially under there foreskin.
Answered on Jan 13, 2015
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