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Can men contact yeast infections from a women and if so what arw the symptoms?

Can men contact yeast infections from a women and if so what arw the symptoms?

Possible: If the male is circumcised, it would be difficult to contract a yeast infection since the environment for such is so altered as to not allow it. It would be a rare ocurrence and special situation for this. However, if uncircumcised, there is the right mileu for this with the foreskin covering the glans, being moist, warm and dark so it can happen. Usually it will not with normal hygiene. ...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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Can you get a yeast infection from oral sex from a male. Also does yeast infections cause it to raw in the vaginal area. ?

Can you get a yeast infection from oral sex  from a male.  Also does yeast infections cause it to raw in the vaginal area. ?

Oral sex and Yeast: It would be hard to get a yeast infection from oral sex. But not impossible. It would depend on your current state of health. If you have oral sex and your vagina was not in contact with the male then it cannot travel to there as well. ...Read more

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Tell the symptoms occur in male in chlamydia, what are the common symptoms that can tell a person if he has a chlamydia, also tell colour of discharge.?

Dr. Ziad Akl Dr. Akl
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Tell the symptoms occur in male in chlamydia, what are the common symptoms that can tell a person if he has a chlamydia, also tell colour  of discharge.?

Clear discharge: Men with chlamydia may not have any symptom. Symptoms include burning sensation that gets worse on urination, and clear mucus-like discharge. ...Read more

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Can a vaginal yeast infection be transmitted sexually? And if so, are symptoms the same for males and females? Same treatment ?

Can a vaginal yeast infection be transmitted sexually? And if so, are symptoms the same for males and females? Same treatment ?

Possible but limited: Men can contact a yeast infection and it can irritate locally but since the environment is so different the infection usually does off on its own in a day or so. They dont usually require treatment. Uncircumcised men can have more trouble with an infection but i usually have their partner use the cream and be intimate to treat both parties. ...Read more

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What can cause you to get a urinary tract infection and a yeast infection at the same time. Both are reoccurring.?

What can cause you to get a urinary tract infection and a yeast infection at the same time. Both are reoccurring.?

Yes: Although their proximity is close, a vaginal yeast infection and a urinary tract infection are two separate infections and can occur simultaneously. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection and UTI cause a vagina to swell up? And if not, what can and what are treatments?

Yes: A yeast infection can, so can numerrous other conditions - reactions to antibiotics like a UTI med can, tampons, other infections, trauma, allergic reaction, herpes and more. For yeast over the counter vaginal yeast cream, but if it persists or worsens i'd see the doc. ...Read more

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How often do you see male patients with yeast infections and what are the symptoms that they have?

How often do you see male patients with yeast infections and what are the symptoms that they have?

Sxs: I'm a shrink now, so i don't see any. I used to treat men when i was a submarine medical officer and this was something i did not see much of. Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. ...Read more

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History of HPV BV constant utis and yeast infections. Should i see a urologist? Or is the HPV causing these infections to happen over and over.

History of HPV BV constant utis and yeast infections. Should i see a urologist? Or is the HPV causing these infections to happen over and over.

Infections: You should see your gynecologist to make sure that you are really having all of those infections and that it is not non-infectious vaginitis. If you are having all of those infections, it is not from hpv but can be related to many things and needs to be worked up. ...Read more

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Can a yeast infection spread throughout your body? If so what are the symptoms?

Yeast: There are some individuals who may get systemic candidiasis, but most commonly they are profoundly immunosuppressed or have been receiving antibiotics for other serious infections, and so on. You do not say why you suspect this, but if you have symptoms of fever, chills, malaise, etc., see a doctor and get evaluated. ...Read more

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I'm diagnosed with vaginal yeast infection. What are the food items if any that need to be avoided at this time which can cause overgrowth of yeast?

Candida diet: Diets that are low in sugar and carbohydrates but high in raw garlic and probiotics can help keep yeast infections at bay. Herbal supplements such as Pau D'Arco (tincture or capsule form) or the Candida-Cleanse by SolaRay may be helpful. ...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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What are the STDs that can cause PID and how do they test for each? Can PID be from a BV infection left untreated?Thanks

What are the STDs that can cause PID and how do they test for each? Can PID be from a BV infection left untreated?Thanks

Cultures and blood: The std chlamydia and gonorrhea are the most common causes of pid, though frequently other bacteria also contribute to the severity of the disease. Bv rarely causes pid but the symptoms of BV are common to more serious infections. Cultures and blood tests are used to screen for the various std's. Please see your gynecologist. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms to a yeast infection? Is one of them soreness?

Can be: Usually it causes itching and irritation, you could have something else so you should see a gyn for an exam and cultures. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms same for all types of chlamydia or do you need to have vaginal sex with a woman to contract it where it will show up in your urine?

Are the symptoms  same for all types of chlamydia or do you need to have vaginal sex with a woman to contract it where it will show up in your urine?

No: Most of the time, a man contracts chlamydia from a woman with penile-vaginal contact. It can be contracts others ways as many other infections can. ...Read more

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Can anal sex give me and infection In my anus if so what are the symptoms not STD but infection ?

Can anal sex give me and infection In my anus if so what are the symptoms not STD but infection ?

STDs are possible: Receiving anal sex does risk STDs of anus and rectum, especially gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, and syphilis. The same precautions are necessary as for vaginal sex: uninfected partner, condoms, etc. Non-STD problems include anal fissures and trauma with bleeding. The main symptoms of all these (STD and other) are discharge or mucus from anus or on stool, pain, and sometimes bleeding. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms you can have from a bacteria infection?

What are the symptoms you can have from a bacteria infection?

Depends: On where the infection is. Fver and chills are possible, other symptoms are dependent on the location of the infection. ...Read more

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