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Can my boyfriend get thrush from me?

Can my boyfriend get thrush from me?

Thrush: All of us have candida, the fungus that causes thrush, in our mouths. This can be spread by oral to oral contact, but most will not get an infection from this. Most commonly, thrush occurs after use of an antibiotic. Repeated thrush can be part of an immune deficiency. Go your your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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Candidiasis (Definition)

Candidiasis is an infection caused by a specific group of fungi or yeast that usually occur in warm, moist parts of the body. Common symptoms include ...Read more


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Every time my boyfriend gives me oral i get thrush. Why is this? He has no symptoms of oral thrush.

Every time my boyfriend gives me oral i get thrush. Why is this? He has no symptoms of oral thrush.

Candida colonisation: He has a fungal ( candida a.) colonization of the genital area and you have probably low immune system, or taking/inhaling steroids. Visit your doctor for an evaluation (both). ...Read more

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My boyfriend has thrush. Is it contagious?

My boyfriend has thrush. Is it contagious?

Gen not: Not unless you have a compromised immune system. I'd prob delay oral intimacy till he is better. ...Read more

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My boyfriend has oral thrush that won't go away. Sometimeshe gets weird feelings on the back of his tongue. Whatshould he do?

See your doctor: Are you taking medication for the thrush? If not see your doctor. If you have reoccurring episodes of thrush then see your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more

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Is it safe for my boyfriend and I to have sex if I have oral thrush?

Is it safe for my boyfriend and I to have sex if I have oral thrush?

You should be fine: Both of you will be fine. However, get treated for oral thrush as it can be very painful and it is also a fungal infection. ...Read more

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Thrush (Definition)

Thrush is a yeast infection of the mucus membrane lining ...Read more