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Can yeast infections from having sex?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes: It is not a sexually transmitted disease but can be passed and forth between partners.

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Why do I have recurring yeast infections after having sex?

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Dr. Michael Swor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Testing: Get tested for yeast that hasn't full responded and other causes of infection.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Can you have sex with an yeast infection ?

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Dr. Maritza Baez
Family Medicine 17 years experience
Yes: Yes, but it might be uncomfortable and/or take longer for it to go away.
A 37-year-old member asked:

Does having sex with uncircumcised cause yeast infections?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yeast infections: Could be transmitted through sexual intimacy (although this is not a frequent mode of transmission). This could occur whether or not there was a circumision but the rate of yeast infections is much higher in uncircumsized men.

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