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Can you get a yeast infection on your face or in your mouth from performing oral sex an a guy who may have a yeast infection?

Can you get a yeast infection on your face or in your mouth from performing oral sex an a guy who may have a yeast infection?

Possibly: Yeast infections are usually found in moist locations, so it can be found in your mouth and in the corners of your lips, but usually not on your face. You could get an infection by performing oral sex on an infected penis, probably an uncirumcised penis. ...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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What are the signs when you get a yeast infection?

Sxs: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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How do you get a yeast infection treated?

How do you get a yeast infection treated?

Best to see doctor: Yeast infections can be treated with over the counter monistat. If that does not help or you are having them often then see your doctor. There are prescription meds that can help. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you get a yeast infection once a month and what do you suggest?

Get it checked: If you are indeed having recurrent documented yeast infections, you should be evaluated to make sure you don't have diabetes or other conditions that may be compromising your immune system. If you have frequent yeast infections, you may be best served by periodic prophylactic treatment in order to suppress these infections. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection from eating yogurt?

Yogurt: No. The opposite happens. One gets a yeast infection because the friendly bacteris in the intestines gets killed. The best example is when one takes antibiotics. Yogurt harbors the friendly bacteria and replenishes the normal bacteris that are lost. ...Read more

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When you get a yeast infection does a odor suppose to go along with it?

When you get a yeast infection does a odor suppose to go along with it?

Not usually: Typically, yeast infections do not cause any odor. If you detect odor, you may want to see your doctor to find out what is causing it. ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a yeast infection (in a man)?

What are the signs when you get a yeast infection (in a man)?

Yeast in men: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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What are the signs when you get a yeast infection?

What are the signs when you get a yeast infection?

Yeast infection. : Vaginal itching plus a thick white discharge like cottage cheese is usually a yeast infection. You can treat this with an over the counter medication for yeast infections that can be found in a drug store. Being on antibiotics or eating a lot of sweets, soda pop, fruit juice and alcohol makes a person more prone to yeast infections. ...Read more

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Can you get a yeast infection on the clitoris? Is that possible?

Can you get a yeast infection on the clitoris? Is that possible?

Yes: You can definitely get a yeast infection anywhere on the skin. If you're having itching, that may be what's going on. You can certainly try over the counter anti-fungal and see if that alleviates your symptoms. It likely will either work or not work. Or, you can always, of course, be seen by a doctor and have a wet mount (as it's termed) or culture done. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Candida (Definition)

Candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection (mycosis) of any of the candida species (all yeasts), of which Candida Albicans is the most common.Also commonly referred to as a yeast infection, candidiasis is also technically known as ...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


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