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Can A Chronic Yeast Infection Be Caused By An Uncircumcised Sex Partner
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Male anatomy: Vaginal infections are caused by a partner, who at some point during his life acquired a sexually transmitted infection from a woman and then passes it on. Since the culprits harbor deeper in a man's genital tract (e.g., urine pipe or prostate glands) they cannot be reached with hygenic measures, but have to be treated with antibiotics (gonorrhea, chlamydia). ...Read more
BV: This is not considered to be a sexually transmitted disease, but there is data showing that the bacteria colonizing the skin of the penis can be those obtained from a sexual partner and transmitted back to them after treatment. If you have a partner with multiple contacts BV is the least of concerns. Make sure you are tested for all STDs. ...Read more
Can my wife get a bacterial infection or a yeast infection by having doggystle sexual intercourse?
If an enlarged seminal vescile is cause by a bactetial infection, can it infect someone else by having sex?
Can Chronic/Acute Bacterial Prostatitis be transmitted sexually, causing infection or UTI in female partner?
Possible: See your doctor for the specific diagnosis of your infection, then have your consort tested and treated. ...Read more
Is PID caused by an abortion contagious or only PID caused by STDs such as chlamydia/ gonorrhea? And can it be treated if undiagnosed for a year?
Not likely: Staph epidermidis is a normal skin bacteria, infrequenlly causes infections, and is not a known cause of vaginal infection. The main causes of vaginal infection or symptoms (discharge, odor, itching, irritation etc) are yeast, bacterial vaginosis (overgrowth of mostly normal bacteria but not staph epi), and STDs like gonorrhea or chlamydia if at risk. See doctor if symptoms or uncertain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Babies are born with a sterile gut and skin surface which begins to acquire germs from the environment within hours.After a few days, a baby will be colonized with a variety of skin and gut germs, including yeast, which can later enter irritated areas and be called a yeast infection. A human system is never completly void of yeast as it represents part of the normal gut germs. ...Read more
Occasionally: Men, unlike women, essentially do not get bladder infections after intercourse. Exceptions are related to unprotected sex. If male has an abnormal or gaping urethral meatus facililitating bacterial entry into the urethra & he fails to urinate after sex. Second possible cause is catching an std such as gonorrhea which can enter urethral meatus & infection can spread up to the bladder. ...Read more
Is an infection in my nose related to a previous diagnosis of and treatment for acute cystitis? Could both be caused by yeast overgrowth?
Very unlikely: I have never seen a yeast infection in the nose but have seen sinusitis caused by a different sort of fungus, aspergillus. You can be relatively sure it has nothing to do with treatment of your bladder infection. You should have a culture done to see what is causing the nasal infection. There is a slight risk of lymphatic spread of infection from your nose into your brain. ...Read more
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