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Can a woman give a man a yeast infection? Can a yeast infection turn into a std?

Can a woman give a man a yeast infection? Can a yeast infection turn into a std?

Yeast infection: Men seldom develop symptomatic infection but can colonize the skin on the penis and transmit it back to the woman, resulting in difficulty in elimination of her symptoms. It is not an std in the sense that you are using it. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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Do I have a yeast infection or an std?

Do I have a yeast infection or an std?

As above : U did not provide enough information , but something like this is better to see a physician for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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If i treat myself for a yeast infection but have an STD how long will it take symptoms to reappear?

STD: If you actually have an STD, the treatment for a yeast infection shouldn't make the symptoms go away. STDs, however, are not always associated with symptoms, so you should get tested regularly regardless. ...Read more

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I'm worried i might have a yeast infection, but i think it might be another kind of std. Please help what do I do?

I'm worried i might have a yeast infection, but i think it might be another kind of std. Please help what do I do?

See your doctor: Best bet is to see your doctor for an exam. Otherwise you'll be wondering and worrying, and that's no good for you. Take care. ...Read more

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I was treated for a yeast infection & symptoms went away. Is it still possible that it was a STD & not a yeast infection?

I was treated for a yeast infection & symptoms went away. Is it still possible that it was a STD & not a yeast infection?

Without testing?: Untreated vaginal STDs become less symptomatic. And even asymptomatic. But they can prove dangerous and over time make a female infertile. If you could have an STD then you need testing. Infections do not clear on their own. Ever. ...Read more

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Please respond! If i have yeast infection possibly (not std) and i use topical yeast medication and it's not yeast infection, will that cause one?

Please respond! If i have yeast infection possibly (not std) and i use topical yeast medication and it's not yeast infection, will that cause one?

No: A topical yeast medication, when used on a skin rash that is actually not a yeast skin rash, will not cause a yeast skin infection... because the topical yeast medication blocks yeast growth. ...Read more

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Pain during and after sex everytime.it feels like something rips externally.I have no STDS or yeast infection.I only got this a year after being acti?

Pain during and after sex everytime.it feels like something rips externally.I have no STDS or yeast infection.I only got this a year after being acti?

Not normal: Hi. I can't tell you what that is, but I sure can tell you what it isn't - normal! Pain with intercourse at your age needs a gynecologic evaluation. Please see your gyn! Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Oscar Novick
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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