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A 38-year-old female asked:

Me an my boyfriend start inching after sex can a man get a yeast infection?

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Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 15 years experience
Yes: Yes, a yeast infection is a fungal infection and can affect men. Try to practice safer sex. Yeast infection (candidiasis) can affect skin, genitals, mouth, throat, and blood. Hope that answers your question.

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A 45-year-old female asked:

Can a man get a yeast infection and give it to his partner?

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Dr. David Sneid
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Definitely: It happens all the time. Couples can "ping-pong" the infection back and forth. Both need to be treated and cured at the same time.
Last updated Sep 29, 2016

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