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Can prepubescent girls develop yeast infections?

Can prepubescent girls develop yeast infections?

Yeast infections: It could be, especially if she is approaching puberty. However, there are other things that could cause similar symptoms. See your doctor, to be sure. ...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


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Cana guy get chelmedia from a yeast infection ? From a women

2 different : Chlamydia and yeast infections are caused by 2 difference organisms. They are not caused by each other. They can be found together in the same person. Chlamydia is sexually transmitted while yeast usually is not. ...Read more

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Can a guy use triamcinolone to get rid of infection, yeast infection?

Can a guy use triamcinolone to get rid of infection, yeast infection?

No.: Triamcinolone is a steroid. It can alleviate the itching and redness of a yeast infection temporarily, but many times the yeast infection gets worse. You need an anti-fungal medication to properly treat a yeast infection. You can find some preparations over the counter; stronger ones need a prescription. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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If a guy is has been taking antibiotics, can I get a yeast infection from him?

If a guy is has been taking antibiotics, can I get a  yeast infection from him?

Not Likely: In medicine, we, doctors are always reminded to 'never say never'. The only possible routes of infection are if you had some prolonged intimate and passionate acts with him like kissing or intercourse and he has active infections in his mouth or genitalia, respectively. If you also has diabetes or weak immune system, you can possibly get infected easily. ...Read more

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If a female has a vaginal yeast infection can the guy get it if she gives oral sex?

If a female has a vaginal yeast infection can the guy get it if she gives oral sex?

Unlikely: If a woman has a vaginal yeast infection, it is unlikly that a man will develop an infection regardless ot the type of sexual encounter. Most women have some yeast present vaginally. Yeast is considered an infection when a ph balance or change in balance of natrual flora leads to an overgrowth of yeast. ...Read more

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I get yeast infections easily but this time I have a yellowish discharge. I'm nervous I have Trich but I've been with only one guy for the last 2 years?

Other options: There are several other causes of a non-yeast vaginitis, including gardnerella and simple bacterial infections like strep, which may have nothing to do with sexual activity. To know for sue though you will need to get it cultured ...Read more

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I am on a diet to get rid of a systematic yeast infection, so how does the yeast expels itself? It began in my guy moved to my back now in my bladder.

As soon as your gut: is healed, your flora is balanced, and you take the medication (anti-yeast), you'll be feeling better. Too much antibiotics can cause this, and not eating enough probiotics to replace what was lost can add to this. ...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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Might it be possible that a girl get a yeast infection if a guy spits on her vagina?

Probabaly not: Yeast grows in moist warm dark areas and too much moisture can lead to its development. But spitting there should not cause a problem. Hygiene will solve that (wash after sex). ...Read more

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How do I get a yeast infection?

How do I get a yeast infection?

Easy: We are all colonized with yeast, usually candida albicans. If your immunity is profoundly reduced, or if the acidity and other factors in the vaginal barrel are right you may get it. Babies frequently get thrush which is yeast infection in the mouth, and people may get secondary yeast infections after treatment with antibiotics reduces the bacteria which previously inhibited the yeast growth. ...Read more

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How do u get a yeast infection?

From colonized Fungu: Usually when our immune system is compromised or suppressed by antibiotics or an illness, the funguses in our system take opportunity to multiply and cause a yeast infection. ...Read more

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How do you get an yeast infection?

Imbalance of vaginal: bacterial flora. Yeast is normally present in small numbers in the vagina, Other bacteria, normally present there, keep yeast in check. If the balance is disturbed due to hormonal changes or antibiotics, yeast takes over. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/vaginal-yeast-infections-topic-overview ...Read more

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Can a 16 y.O. Get a yeast infection?

Any reason: Yes. Things that may encourage an excess growth of vaginal yeast include using antibiotics, having high estrogen levels (such as during pregnancy, high-dose birth control pill use, & the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle), having diabetes, having an impaired immune system, using corticosteroids, such as prednisone, & being overweight. Avoid douching, see your dr. ...Read more

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Why did I get another yeast infection?

Many reasons: Theoretically, anything that alters the vaginal flora/ecosystem can predispose to it. An example would be taking antibiotics. Recent onset of douching is another one. ...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


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more