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Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Can you get a yeast infection on your face or in your mouth from performing oral sex an a guy who may have a yeast infection?

Possibly: Yeast infections are usually found in moist locations, so it can be found in your mouth and in the corners of your lips, but usually not on your face. You could get an infection by performing oral sex on an infected penis, probably an uncirumcised penis. ...Read more

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Can my husband get a yeast infection in his mouth if I have never had a yeast infection?

Can my husband get a yeast infection in his mouth if I have never had a yeast infection?

Yes he can.: Infections by 'candida albicans' (more commonly, a yeast infection) can occur anywhere on a person where it is dark and moist, including mouth, vagina, and underneath large areas of sagging skin. While vaginal yeast infections are fairly common, persons with diabetes or with an immune deficiency of some sort are more prone to oral candidiasis. See a doctor for this condition, as it is treatable. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection in the mouth from drinking beer?

Can you get a yeast infection in the mouth from drinking beer?

Doubtful: A yeast infections in the mouth is called thrush. It's generally caused by antibiotics that kill off normal mouth bacteria allowing the yeast to overgrow. Women can also develop vaginal yeast infections in the same way. ...Read more

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I am taking dulera, (formoterol and mometasone) if I get a yeast infection in my mouth or throat, can it be cured?

Prevention: You may need a topical antifungal to rid you of the yeast infection. Be sure to gargle after each Dulera (formoterol and mometasone) treatment. Sometimes using an Aerochamber may reduce the amount of inhaled steroid to the throat area. Whenever possible, try to use the minimum dose of steroid under your doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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How do you get yeast infection in mouth from food?

NO: Yeast is a normal resident in the mouth but becomes problematic if it "over" grows. ...Read more

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Y when u get ur tong pierced they say u will get Yeast infection in ur mouth if u drink milk, but when u have a cut in mouth and drink milk ur fine?

Y when u get ur tong pierced they say u will get Yeast infection in ur mouth if u drink milk, but when u have a cut in mouth and drink milk ur fine?

Not correct: Yeast infections are more common in people with poor immune function, and have little to do with where or how the cut happens. Preterm babies get oral thrush because of weak immune function ...Read more

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My boyfriend went down on me and had sex with me the other day. I just realized that I have a yeast infection. Will he get it in his mouth and penis?!

My boyfriend went down on me and had sex with me the other day. I just realized that I have a yeast infection. Will he get it in his mouth and penis?!

YEAST: It is unlikely to survive in those places as well as it does naturally in the vagina and will not likely cause symptoms or issues. Yeast is in the normal flora of the vagina and skin in general even without an overgrowth or infection. ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

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


Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more