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Can I Use A Condom While On A Yeast Infection
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
Used yogurt inserted vaginally 2 cure yeast infection how long do i have 2 wait before i can use condoms without worrying about yogurt damaging condom?
Yogurt and condoms: The yogurt will not damage with condoms. However yogurt is not the most effective way to cure a vaginal yeast infection. You may still need treatment for the vaginal yeast infection. Over the counter medications such as monistat (miconazole), gyne-lotrimin (clotrimazole) or gynezol (butoconazole) are more effective in treat yeast infections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I use condom i get yeast infection if i don't i still get it and when i don't have sex i don't get it what is wrong with me?
Yeast with sex: My first thought is if you are reacting to the friction, the natural lubrication of your vaginal tissues or any lube or other products or toys your partners are using. There are lots of reasons for vaginal yeast. It may behoove you to look at some of the naturopathic writings about this online. ...Read more
Fluconazole cured my first yeast infection. Then i got another one or it came back after my boyfriend fingered me. Why? We use condoms during sex.
Vaginal flora: The ph(acidity/alkalinity scale) is kept constant by "good bacteria"(doderlein's bacilli) at between 4.5 to 5.5. Mechanical manipulation/sex can change the ph as well as harsh soaps, douches & sex toys. Unclean hands can also contrubute. Local vaginal yeast rx's are more effective than systemic oral meds like Fluconazole that go all over the body before it makes it to the vagina. ...Read more
Every time I have sex I get a yeast infection, I've been tested for STDs w/ or w/o condoms I use the bathroom after and wash a few days later I itch?
Highly unlikely: Unless the condom had been open some time & become contaminated, highly unlikely that it could cause a yeast problem. Remote possibility: if condom had spermicidal agent on it, that may have somehow upset the balance between yeast and normal bacteria in the vagina, but have never seen that reported before. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more
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