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I have a yeast infection and my boyfriend and I have been performing oral sex on each for a while now. Would that give us throat cancer or harm us?

I have a yeast infection and my boyfriend and I have been performing oral sex on each for a while now. Would that give us throat cancer or harm us?

No: Yes or genital candida will not cause cancer. If there is an active hpv infection then this can lead to squamous ca of the oral cavity. If the male is circumsized, hpv infections will not be transmitted sexually. When a pap smear is performed the hpv status is reported. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
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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 in your throat?

Can you get a yeast infection in your throat?

Yeast: A yeast infection or thrush can happen in the throat is you are taking inhaled steroids, if your immune system is suppressed, if you have diabetes, it looks like white patches on the tongue and can go down the throat. ...Read more

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I am taking dulera, if I get a yeast infection in my mouth or throat, can it be cured?

I am taking dulera, if I get a yeast infection in my mouth or throat, can it be cured?

Prevention: You may need a topical antifungal to rid you of the yeast infection. Be sure to gargle after each Dulera treatment. Sometimes using an Aerochamber may reduce the amount of inhaled steroid to the throat area. Whenever possible, try to use the minimum dose of steroid under your doctor's supervision. ...Read more

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I am a 37 year old female who is suffering from a throat (oral) yeast infection. ?s: how long do symptoms last and how can I never get this again?

I am a 37 year old female who is suffering from a throat (oral) yeast infection. ?s: how long do symptoms last and how can I never get this again?

Thrush: Thrush is never normal and requires a cause, like taking antibiotics, taking oral steroids, using a steroid inhaler or topical spray, or underlying disease like immunodeficiency. Make sure you know the cause and avoid, minimize, or treat it. In meantime you need anti fungal medication to prevent progression of the candidal infection to 'esophagitis' for example. At minimum nystatin or Diflucan. ...Read more

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Can going from analingus to cunnilingus cause a yeast infection the way it can with fingers and such?

Can going from analingus to cunnilingus cause a yeast infection the way it can with fingers and such?

Possibly: If there are large amounts of yeast around the anal area and you then lick the vaginal area it is entirely possible to transfer the organisms from one site to the other. ...Read more

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Cana yeast infection be diagnosed by looking down a person's throat?

Cana yeast infection be diagnosed by looking down a person's throat?

Yes: Thrush, a yeast infection of the oropharynx, is diagnosed by looking down the throat. If you are asking if a vaginal yeast infection can be diagnosed this way, then no. ...Read more

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This yr i got sick six times. My throat like three times, a yeast infection, a cold, and three cold sores. What to do? Im scared.

This yr i got sick six times. My throat like three times, a yeast infection, a cold, and three cold sores. What to do? Im scared.

Throat infections: Don't be scared, but i would still recommend seeing your primary doctor or an ent. They should be able to figure out what is going on. Feel better! ...Read more

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Strep throat & severe yeast infection, are they related?

Possibly: If you were placed on antibiotics for the strep throat, it could strip you of some healthy bacteria and lead to overgrowth of yeast. ...Read more

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Yeast Infection (Definition)

Clinical illness due to a fungus which exists in a yeast form is the definition. Some fungi only form yeasts and some are dimorphic, having both a yeast stage and a stage in which they form a mesh-like network of a ...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