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A female asked:

I keep getting a yeast infection. my husband and i are trying to conceive is his sperm causing this problem?

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Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
No: Sperm don't cause yeast infections. Frequent sex doesn't directly cause them either. However, trauma, lubricants, other irritants, etc related to intercourse can disrupt the normal vaginal protection and give you a yeast infection. Best wishes!

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