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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

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

I am taking dulera, (formoterol and mometasone) 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 (formoterol and mometasone) 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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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 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 (fluconazole). ...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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I have pain on the left side of my throat its unbearable I have a UTI and just cured a yeast infection could my throat be infected?

I have pain on the left side of my throat its unbearable I have a UTI and just cured a yeast infection could my throat be infected?

Throat pain: Regardless if you have a UTI or not your throat problem is likely related to either strep, viral (adenovirus most common), allergic or viral rhinorrhea or mono. For starters try fluids, NSAID, and extra vitamin C. If no improvement in a few days get checked. ...Read more

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Can drinking amoxilin antibiotitics for sore throat give me a yeast infection if so what should I do?

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Possibly: Antibiotics disrupt your normal flora, so it leaves you vulnerable to a yeast infection. You can use any number of topical treatments for this. ...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

Yeast (Definition)

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


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more