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Can Guys Get Yeast Infections From Girls
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
Yes: If one of the partners has this infection, it can be transfered during sex, usually from microscopic breaks in the lining of the vagina or the penis during the activity. Best to use a condom if the infection is active and see a urologist or gynecologist to treat the condition so this is not an issue. ...Read more
Yes: Yes and yes. See your gyn for treatment. ...Read more
Generally NO: With normal hygiene one should not get an infection due to masturbatory practices. If you are male, it would be very difficult unless you were using some very unusual technique. If you are female, then it may be easier if you are manipulating the urethral opening or have very vigorous masturbation and again depending on how you are masturbating. If you have a concern for infection, see pcp. ...Read more
Yeast in males: Men can get genital yeast infections and infection with ureoplasma, bacterial vaginosis as well as trichimoniasis, GC and chlamydia. Yeast can be from partners or if they are diabetic. usually they have discomfort with urination or discharge and should be treated, as should the partners. Sometimes it is difficult to identify the organism and it is called non specific urethritis. ...Read more
Strep Rash: yes, if they had a generalized Strep infection but that would be rare. It is much more likely to get lesions there from STDs. However, that being said go to the doctor. If the doctor diagnosed the rash and lesions as a certain infection then one has to believe it especially since we aren't there and don't have the clinical information or tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No infection/no B/Y: There is no known single cause for autism, but it is generally accepted that it is caused by abnormalities in brain structure or function. Brain scans show differences in the shape and structure of the brain in children with autism versus in neurotypical children. Researchers are investigating a number of theories, including the links among heredity, genetics and medical problems. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unlikely: Although it is a possibility, it is unlikely to get a candidal infection in the prostate. These infections are usually bacterial or aquired sexually (std). Men who are at increased risk for a possible candidal prostate infection are men who are immunocompromised such as having hiv. ...Read more
Yeast causes: You might transfer enough monilia (which causes most yeast infections) during sex by giving a partner a whooping big dose of yeast, but yeast are everywhere are most cases of vaginal yeast are not caused by intercourse. Most are the result of an upset in the normal vaginal bacteria population, such as after a course of antibiotics. Diabetes, pregnancy are also common causes. ...Read more
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