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Can Uncircumcised Men Get Yeast Infections
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
Unlikely: Although it is a possibility, it is unlikely to get a candidal infection in the prostate. These infections are usually bacterial or aquired sexually (std). Men who are at increased risk for a possible candidal prostate infection are men who are immunocompromised such as having hiv. ...Read more
Yes: Yes and yes. See your gyn for treatment. ...Read more
Yeast in males: Men can get genital yeast infections and infection with ureoplasma, bacterial vaginosis as well as trichimoniasis, GC and chlamydia. Yeast can be from partners or if they are diabetic. usually they have discomfort with urination or discharge and should be treated, as should the partners. Sometimes it is difficult to identify the organism and it is called non specific urethritis. ...Read more
Not usual: Soaps should not give a person a yeast infection. Diabetes or essentially a sugary environment (such as that seen with Diabetes and sugar in the urine) as well as antibiotics (which kill bacteria and can make the yeast thrive) are risk factors for yeast infections. Best wishes. ...Read more
Yes: If one of the partners has this infection, it can be transfered during sex, usually from microscopic breaks in the lining of the vagina or the penis during the activity. Best to use a condom if the infection is active and see a urologist or gynecologist to treat the condition so this is not an issue. ...Read more
Yes: Yeast infections are fungal infections of the skin or mucous membranes. Yeast normally likes to grow in dark, warm, damp enviroments. Usually in men, the yeast will grow externally and is known as jock itch. Any patches of redness that itches on the skin, i would have a clinician check out. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Semen can transmit STDs such as HIV, Hep-B & C, trichomonas but not bacterial vaginitis. However, sexual intercourse can bring the existing bacteria into vagina. Fortunately, the wonder of Nature / God imbeds females with strong defense mechanism to make the brought-in bacteria unable to survive but sperms to survive for fertilizing the waiting egg, except a few. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Med eval: I don't know that this is a statistic that is tracked. Any time a man has symptoms/ discharge that he can't account for, he should be medically evaluated. ...Read more
No: Not possible...Get a more detailed answer ›
See answer: Yeast infections are not considered sexually transmitted infections. Although yeast infections may spread from one sexual partner to the other, it's rare and in vast majority of women who have recurrent yeast infections, it has nothing to do with male partner, yeast infections primarily occur in uncircumcised men and common in diabetics. Proper hygiene and topical/oral antifungals used to treat. ...Read more
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