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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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Does the chances of a guy getting mouth thrush after giving oral sex to a girl with a yeast infection increase if the guy regularly smokes?

Does the chances of a guy getting mouth thrush after giving oral sex to a girl with a yeast infection increase if the guy regularly smokes?

Yes: Yes, Oral Thrush/yeast infection can be transmitted by oral sex. The risk increases in smokers. The best option is to treat vaginal yeast infections early...as soon as they are suspected and diagnosed. ...Read more

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8y with B/F, 5 years ago started to get yeast infection evrytme after oral sex or if saliva has contact, how can i stop it from coming back evrytime?

Recurrent yeast: Recurrent vaginal yeast infections are pretty common. However, they usually are not transmitted by either oral or genital intercourse, maybe not related to your partner. See doctor to confirm diagnosis and make sure you have no special predisposing cause, like diabetes. Usually recurrent vaginal yeast infections can be prevented by taking fluconazole (Diflucan) once a week by mouth. ...Read more

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I had a yeast infection & did oral w/ partner. He has a white tongue and I kissed him and we had oral as well, do you think I'll get the yeast back?

No risk. STD?: Yeast is not usually transmitted sexually to partners. White coated tongue usually isn't yeast. Also, if you had a vaginal yeast infection, you can't transmit it by performaing oral sex. Are you sure you had a vaginal yeast infection? Professionally diagnosed? At your age of 16, STDs are more common than yeast. See a doctor if you have any doubt about it. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible to get white head bumps on your vagina from a yeast infection of vaginitis ?

Is it possible to get white head bumps on your vagina from a yeast infection of vaginitis ?

Possible: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What to use for yeast infection in mouth?

In newborns: Oral thrush is treated with Nystatin oral suspension for 7 days. Need a script from pediatrician. At times babies may have a yeast diaper rash along with it . Nystatin ointment is usually prescribed to clear the rash ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a mouth yeast infection?

Is it possible to have a mouth yeast infection?

Yes: Yeast infection is just another term for fungal infection. In your mouth, bacteria and fungal is balancing each other. When you take antibiotic, you kill of the bacteria, thus exposing your self to the risk of superinfection of fungal. Clean and scrape your tongue, keep the oral cavity clean and the fungal infection will resolve in 1 to 2 weeks as your bacterial/fungal balance reestablished. ...Read more

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What are some natural way to treat mouth yeast infection?

What are some natural way to treat mouth yeast infection?

Natural tx: Although you can eat yogurts with live cultures or drink kefir - i would still see your physician to determine why you developed thrush in the first place. ...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