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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?
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.
"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.
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. Im still in pain ?
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
I recommend: Completing your course of treatment and waiting until you are no longer red, itching and in pain. ...Read more
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