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Can men get yeast infection?

Can men get yeast infection?

Yes: This is more likely in men who are not circumcised. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Woods
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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 men get yeast and bacterial infections? Will they have symptom?

can men get yeast and bacterial infections? Will they have symptom?

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

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Can men get candidal infections in their prostate glands?

Can men get candidal infections in their prostate glands?

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

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How often can men have a yeast infection?

How often can men have a yeast infection?

Rare: If they have a moisture problem arounf there genitals it is possible, but not likely. ...Read more

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Do women with uncircumcized partners get more yeast infections?

Do women with uncircumcized partners get more yeast infections?

Yes: Because uncircumcised men have a higher incidence of penile/renital yeast infections than circumcised men. ...Read more

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Can a male die from penile yeast infection?

Can a male die from penile yeast infection?

Next to impossible: Fortunately! unless you are immunosupressed on chemotherapy or HIV positive there is nothing to worry. Local treatment should fix it easily. ...Read more

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Can men get cancer from HPV like women do?

Yes : Though uncommon as compared to hpv-related cervical cancer, in men hpv is associated with a large percentage of both penile cancers and anal cancers. ...Read more

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Can you get yeast infection/ thrush from friction during sex?

Can you get yeast infection/ thrush from friction during sex?

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

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Can yeast infections from having sex?

Can yeast infections from having sex?

Yes: It is not a sexually transmitted disease but can be passed and forth between partners. ...Read more

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Can a man carry bacterial vaginosis from another women?

Can a man carry  bacterial vaginosis from another women?

No: The bacteria which leads to bacterial vaginosis in women does not colonize men. ...Read more

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Do men get yeast infections like women do?

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

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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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Can women develop bladder infections from having orgasms?

Can women develop bladder infections from having orgasms?

No but: Anything that presses on the urethral orifice during sex (finger, penis, vibrator) could increase risk of a uti. These might also facilitate an orgasm. ...Read more

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Can you get cysts from vaginal bacterial infection?

Can you get cysts from vaginal bacterial infection?

Not likley: Bacterial infections in the vagina do not usually present with cysts in the vagina. Some vaginal cysts are normal. If you have a cyst in the vagina you should see your doctor for an exam. ...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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Do people get penile yeast infection from acne antibiotics?

Possibly: Yeast infections can develop during prolonged use of broad spectrum antibiotics due to killing protective bacteria on the surface of the skin/mucous membranes. ...Read more

Men (Definition)

Men are adult members of the male sex. The acropnym men also stands for multiple endocrine neoplasia, a hereditary condition that involves benign and malignant tumors of various glands. There are two main types, men ...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