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Can A Woman Transfer Her Yeast Infection To A Man During Intercourse
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
Female. 20. Had a yeast infection about a week ago-finally gone. During intercourse with my partner, there's still a bit of discomfort-raw sensation?
Inflammation: Having a bad yeast infection can cause inflammation to the vaginal tissue, which can make it very fragile. It might take longer than a full week to recover and have comfortable intercourse. If you have to have intercourse, consider using a good lubricant to avoid further damage to your vaginal tissue. ...Read more
Reoccurring yeast infection in woman. 28 year old woman keeps getting yeast infection. Could male be infected? She showers after intercourse every tim
Yeast infection: It is not infection in the male, but rather it is possible that the skin of his penis has been colonized with the Candida (yeast), and he is passing it back to you. Do not know what you have been treated with, but if orally, take it through one period and at the same time use an anti-fungal cream on his penis every day. If that doesn't work, ask again. Best wishes for a good outcome. ...Read more
I just got rid of a bad yeast infection and it's been about 5 days. Now during intercourse it still hurts when he goes deeper. No sign of yeast though?
Important Questions: Are 1. are you using a good birth control method? 2. are you using condoms for STD protection 3. You may still be raw from a yeast infection or you may need to re-treat if still itching 4. Deep pain may be caused by many things. Some not serious, others more. Please see your health care provider if pain persists or you develop fever or abdominal pain. ...Read more
Hello, is it possible that my male partner has a yeast infection with zero symptoms and keeps passing it back to me during intercourse? Thank you
Well: To answer that question you both should see the doctor for testing ...Read more
It could cause: Vaginal and vulvar irritation and burning but not pain inside the pelvis, if the pain is inside teh eplvis could be due to many different etiologies so see your gyn for a workup. ...Read more
See your doctor: Your doctor will have to do some special tests to the discharge to make a specific diagnosis and treatment recommendation. ...Read more
I think I have a yeast infection. What are the symptoms of one? I am sexually active, with only one partner ever. But lately its been really itchy and hurts during intercourse.
Itching: Itching is the predominant symptom. Most patients have white, cheesey-discharge. If you look at your vagina with a mirror, you may see small white "dots", which are the areas of candida. There are over the counter medications you can treat this with, you can ask your pharmacist. ...Read more
I am 11 weeks pregnant, during intercourse my partner has this white flaky stuff on his penis. Am I suffering from yeast infection?
Vaginal Fluids: No. It is likely your vaginal fluids that increased with sexual stimulation. Add the friction of intercourse (think of beating egg whites) and sometimes there is a white kind of sticky substance on the penis after or during sex. Normal. ...Read more
I experience vaginal pain during intercourse with my boyfriend, specifically around the opening of my vagina. No signs of yeast infection, STD screens negative/pap smears negative.
Is this new?: Is this something new that is happening after having normal painless relations before or has it either always been this way or just become this way? ...Read more
"got over" a bad yeast infection taking diflucan/monistat. Still pain during intercourse no itching just pain on entry, same partner 7 months. Why?
Pain during intercourse at vagina opening, came on gradually starting ~6 mos ago. Pap smears/std screens negative. Don't think it's yeast infection.
Recently I got diagnosed a yeast infection an me an my husband had intercourse. I was wondering what OTC medicine he can take to make sure were clean?
Several choices: No oral choices are otc or necessary for men. He can use an otc antifungal cream which also kills yeast on skin, such as Lamisil (terbinafine) or lotrimin ultra. Should only be needed if he has a rash, otherwise just washing the genitals with soap and water before sex is adequate. Be sure that you have completed your yeast treatment first. Impossible to remove all yeast and bacteria from skin surfaces. ...Read more
How can I tell if my yeast infection is completely healed before having intercourse with my husband?
Candidiasis: You could get an exam to be certain, but it's almost never needed. If symptoms have resolved and if you finsihed the full treatment course, you are usually good to go. ...Read more
Months now intercourse has been painful for me. I've went to the dr. So many times for it just to be told I have a yeast infection. I'm still in pain?
I recommend: Completing your course of treatment and waiting until you are no longer red, itching and in pain. ...Read more
After intercourse my vagina felt like someone poured boiling water on it. And I think I have a yeast infection. Is that a normal symptom?
May not be yeast: If you have burning and itching after intercourse this could be something called vulvdynia. You need to be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more
Possible: Likely you would itch other time too, urinating etc. Other possibilitis include reaction to condoms if used or any other lubricants. ...Read more
See below: Whenever you feel up to it as far as symptoms go. ...Read more
Yes: A vaginal yeast infection is caused by the fungus candida.Your vagina naturally contains a balanced mix of yeast and bacteria.But disruption of the healthy balance can result in an overgrowth of yeast. A yeast infection can be sexually transmitted, especially through oral-genital sexual contact. However, yeast infection isn't considered a sexually transmitted infection. Hope this helped :]. ...Read more
Until treatment is: Complete and he no longer has symptoms. ...Read more
Can anything serious happen from me having intercourse with my wife if she has a yeast infection?
No: However, she will be "itching" to see her gyn afterwards. ...Read more
2d, if symptom free: Best to wait couple of days after becoming symptom free. ...Read more
Although Yeast: Infection is not an std - a minority of cases can be spread via intimate contact. ...Read more
Yeast Infection: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more
Me & gf had sex. She got yeast infection after. She's never had one nor have i.We used protection. Over year for both since last sexual intercourse. Why?
Yeast is a very common organism and exists all around us looking for an opportunity to take advantage. Intercourse, and resultant friction is one such opportunity. Other risk factors, diabetes, obesity, state of hygeine. If intimacy occurs immediately after one or both have worked out in gym clothes, yeast will be present.
So why is a hard question, . ...Read more
If I have slight symptoms of a yeast infection and after intercourse the symptoms become major have I infected my partner or should I treat myself otc?
My husband is taking penicillan for tooth, can that cause me to get a yeast infection durning intercourse?
4.5 months preg. Keep getting yeast infection, esp right after intercourse. I clean well. What's going on. Can it be hubby sperm irritating me? Hopeless.
Overcleaning?: You say you 'clean well'. Makes me wonder if you are overcleaning. We all have yeast and bacteria in our vaginas and genital area. They act to keep each other in check. If you overclean and get rid of too much of the normal bacteria down there, the yeast can go to town. That's why you are more prone to yeast infections when you take antibiotics. You need to talk to OB about the right mix of care. ...Read more
I keep have this odour after sexual intercourse I went to the doctor and was treated for yeast infection but the smell is still there?
Had a yeast infection 2 weeks ago. It went away. Recurring, mild but very annoying itch on vulvae & clitoris started 3 days ago. Never had intercourse.
You can use Mycolog temporarily, to relieve the itch.
Long term, take probiotics orally, twice a day. The vagina reflects the gut flora. ...Read more
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