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Can men get yeast infection?

Can men get yeast infection?

Yes: This is more likely in men who are not circumcised. ...Read more

Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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Can you get yeast infection/ thrush from friction during sex?

Can you get yeast infection/ thrush from friction during sex?

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

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Can you get infections from masturbating?

Can you get infections from masturbating?

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

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can men get yeast and bacterial infections? Will they have symptom?

can men get yeast and bacterial infections? Will they have symptom?

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

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Do people get penile yeast infection from acne antibiotics?

Possibly: Yeast infections can develop during prolonged use of broad spectrum antibiotics due to killing protective bacteria on the surface of the skin/mucous membranes. ...Read more

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Can a male die from penile yeast infection?

Can a male die from penile yeast infection?

Next to impossible: Fortunately! unless you are immunosupressed on chemotherapy or HIV positive there is nothing to worry. Local treatment should fix it easily. ...Read more

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Where can a man get yeast infection?

Where can a man get yeast infection?

Anywhere: A man can get a yeast infection in and around the penis, groin area, between his toes or anywhere on the body that is warm and moist. ...Read more

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Can men get genital rashes and sores due to step?

Can men get genital rashes and sores due to step?

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 more

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Can you get autism from infections. Overgrowth of bacteria or yeast?

Can you get autism from infections. Overgrowth of bacteria or yeast?

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 more

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Can you get cysts from vaginal bacterial infection?

Can you get cysts from vaginal bacterial infection?

Not likley: Bacterial infections in the vagina do not usually present with cysts in the vagina. Some vaginal cysts are normal. If you have a cyst in the vagina you should see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Do women with uncircumcized partners get more yeast infections?

Yes: Because uncircumcised men have a higher incidence of penile/renital yeast infections than circumcised men. ...Read more

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Can men get bacterial vaginosis from women? If so, where would the bacteria go in the men?

Can men get bacterial vaginosis from women?  If so, where would the bacteria go in the men?

Bacterial vaginosis: Men usually do not get infected with common bacterial vaginosis which is the overgrowth of bacteria normally present in vagina.But if the vaginal infection is caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia then sexual partner can contract it. ...Read more

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Can men get candidal infections in their prostate glands?

Can men get candidal infections in their prostate glands?

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

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Can you get a yeast infection from sex?

Can you get a yeast infection from sex?

Possible: Particularly if partner has fungal groin infection, uncircumcised or STD which can alter vaginal flora or otherwise predispose. Condoms can help reduce risk. ...Read more

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Can men get cancer from HPV like women do?

Yes : Though uncommon as compared to hpv-related cervical cancer, in men hpv is associated with a large percentage of both penile cancers and anal cancers. ...Read more

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Could men get yeast infections and how does he get rid of it?

Yes: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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Can a man carry bacterial vaginosis from another women?

Can a man carry  bacterial vaginosis from another women?

No: The bacteria which leads to bacterial vaginosis in women does not colonize men. ...Read more

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Do people sometimes transfer a yeast infection during sex?

Do people sometimes transfer a yeast infection during sex?

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

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more