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Can I Get A Yeast Infection From My Husband
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
Normal flora: We are all colonized with bacteria and fungi (we are buggy!). The organisms can be transmitted a via skin to skin contact. If your so had inflammation of the head of the penis (balnitis) this needs trestment; if he is uncircumcised he may well have a chronic asymptomatic low grade infection that needs treatment. You as we'll carry these organisms and may be translocating your own flora. ...Read more
Yes he can.: Infections by 'candida albicans' (more commonly, a yeast infection) can occur anywhere on a person where it is dark and moist, including mouth, vagina, and underneath large areas of sagging skin. While vaginal yeast infections are fairly common, persons with diabetes or with an immune deficiency of some sort are more prone to oral candidiasis. See a doctor for this condition, as it is treatable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doctor told me i got a vaginal infection from being on antibiotics this past month.... Do I have a yeast infection or bacterial vaginosis?
That is possible: Your doctor can confirm if this is the cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
Yes: Yes it is possible. See your doctor for help. ...Read more
I got a yeast infection from the antibiotics i was on. How long after i feel better from the yeast infection can I have sex?
No: If your boyfriend is only having sex with you, he either had it before you started having sex or got it from you. He didn't get from a UTI you might have or yeast, which are different germs than chlamydia. You might have had UTI like symptoms with chlamydia & if you did not have a culture done to specify the UTI germ that is a possibility. ...Read more
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
See a doctor: This requires a prescription by and doctor or nurse practitioner. Best to see your primary care for an exam and treatment. Hope this helps! ...Read more
My boyfriend is coming home from deployment in three days & I have a horrible yeast infection. How can I get rid of it before then?!
Monistat-3 or: Terazole -3- comes as cream and vaginal suppositoroes: start today! ...Read more
My doctor told me I have a yeast infection and gave me a prescription can me having a yeast infection at 37weeks pregnant hurt my baby ? What is yeast
Should be OK: Assuming the doctor who prescribed treatment knew you are pregnant, and especially if she is your obstetrician, she wouldn't have prescribed it if it weren't safe. But if in doubt, contact the doctor's office. Yeast is a fungus-like germ that is normal in the intestines and vagina, which sometimes grows to increased numbers, with symptoms like itching and irritation, sometimes with discharge. ...Read more
Some, yes: Bv. Or bacterial vaginosis can be passed back and forth. Some doctors routinely treat both partners, especially if recurrent. ...Read more
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