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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

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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I think I have a yeast infection but not sure. Can you get a yeast infection in your mouth right after having sex and giving oral?

Yeast infection: You can get an intraoral yeast infection, but it depends on what you mean by "right after" it does not happen immediately. ...Read more

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Does the chances of a guy getting mouth thrush after giving oral sex to a girl with a yeast infection increase if the guy regularly smokes?

Does the chances of a guy getting mouth thrush after giving oral sex to a girl with a yeast infection increase if the guy regularly smokes?

Yes: Yes, Oral Thrush/yeast infection can be transmitted by oral sex. The risk increases in smokers. The best option is to treat vaginal yeast infections early...as soon as they are suspected and diagnosed. ...Read more

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8y with B/F, 5 years ago started to get yeast infection evrytme after oral sex or if saliva has contact, how can I stop it from coming back evrytime?

8y with B/F, 5 years ago started to get yeast infection evrytme after oral sex or if saliva has contact, how can I stop it from coming back evrytime?

Recurrent yeast: Recurrent vaginal yeast infections are pretty common. However, they usually are not transmitted by either oral or genital intercourse, maybe not related to your partner. See doctor to confirm diagnosis and make sure you have no special predisposing cause, like diabetes. Usually recurrent vaginal yeast infections can be prevented by taking fluconazole (Diflucan) once a week by mouth. ...Read more

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Could I get a yeast infection from someone performing oral sex on me? I don't have any STDs nor my boyfriend. He just performs too rough.

Could I get a yeast infection from someone performing oral sex on me? I don't have any STDs nor my boyfriend. He just performs too rough.

Yes you can: Anything that causes too much trauma to the vagina could cause a yeast infection. Ask your boyfriend to be more gentile. ...Read more

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If a female has a vaginal yeast infection can the guy get it if she gives oral sex?

If a female has a vaginal yeast infection can the guy get it if she gives oral sex?

Unlikely: If a woman has a vaginal yeast infection, it is unlikly that a man will develop an infection regardless ot the type of sexual encounter.
Most women have some yeast present vaginally. Yeast is considered an infection when a ph balance or change in balance of natrual flora leads to an overgrowth of yeast. ...Read more

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How would you know you have yeast infection in your mouth?

White spots: First thing to know is that yeast is present in a healthy mouth and if your immune system is weakened then it can flare up if you have a yeast infection, or thrush, in your mouth there would be white spots that have a cottage cheese like appearance and could be rubbed off. There may be some burning. If you are concerned about this it is important to see your dentist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get white head bumps on your vagina from a yeast infection of vaginitis?

Is it possible to get white head bumps on your vagina from a yeast infection of vaginitis?

Possible: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have irritation or yeast infection on my uncircumcised penis? I had sex and fell asleep without washing. Red bumps on the head.

How do I know if I have irritation or yeast infection on my uncircumcised penis? I had sex and fell asleep without washing. Red bumps on the head.

Here are some. ..: Largely, analyze the onset, degree, duration, and progress of irritation and other related symptoms over time with detailed sequence of events plus a direct look, and an accurate diagnosis will be evident. As to its Rx, it would be same with heightening local hygiene by keeping the areas as clean, dry, & ventilated as possible plus gingerly using topical antifungal + steroid cream 1-2 times daily. ...Read more

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Marriedfemale recently diagnosd with vaginal yeast infection. Now my husband has red rashes in penis head. We're havin protected sex only. Is it related?

Marriedfemale recently diagnosd with vaginal yeast infection. Now my husband has red rashes in penis head. We're havin protected sex only. Is it related?

Contact dermatitis: Sometimes lubricant or powder used for any purpose might cause irritation. Just to be sure have your spouse md take a quick look to guide him to right treatments! Regards and happy honeymoon! ...Read more

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Never had vaginal, anal or oral sex. If so, how can I get BV or a yeast infection?

Never had vaginal, anal or oral sex. If so, how can I get BV or a yeast infection?

Many ways: Not only by sex. Many causes of vaginitis-ie: diabetes, tight clothes, panty hose, wet bathing suits, antibiotics, poor hygiene. ...Read more

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I recently had oral sex with a girl while having sex I found her vagina stinky may be its a yeast infection are there any chances for me to get infect?

I recently had oral sex with a girl while having sex I found her vagina stinky may be its a yeast infection are there any chances for me to get infect?

Yes: Any time you have sexual contact with another person's genitals there is risk for infection, viral or bacterial. Though unlikely, it is definitely not unheard of. You may want to discretely mention to her that you noticed an odor and inquire as to whether or not she has had a recent STD check up. Could also be something benign like bacterial vaginosis. Have a conversation, prevent STIs. ...Read more

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I don't think I have a yeast infection anymore they said it was asymptomatic 2 weeks ago, can I receive oral sex or will my partner get oral thrush?

Thrush: Candida, the yeast which causes thrush, is always present in both the mouth and vagina normally. Thrush only occurs when the yeast overgrow. This can be triggered by antibiotic use, use of oral or inhaled steroids, or by immune suppression. If your symptoms are resolved, then you should be OK to resume regular activities. ...Read more

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They said my yeast infection was asymptomatic 2 weeks ago, can I receive oral sex or will my partner get oral thrush? I don't really have any symptoms

They said my yeast infection was asymptomatic 2 weeks ago, can I receive oral sex or will my partner get oral thrush? I don't really have any symptoms

Yeast and oral sex: It would be very unlikely that by receiving oral sex that you would transmit a yeast infection to your partner and cause thrush. Saliva will generally prevent something like that and thrush generally occurs in immuno compromised people. But since it might not have the greatest taste - you might want to refrain or at least douche with vinegar and water prior. Good luck ...Read more

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My boyfriend and I have been having oral sex, I have a yeast infection and he wanted to go down on me. My question/cocern will he get sick?

My boyfriend and I have been having oral sex, I have a yeast infection and he wanted to go down on me. My question/cocern will he get sick?

Better to wait: Genital yeast infections usually are not transmitted to the mouth during oral sex, but it can happen; I've had a few patients over the years. Better to wait until your infection has been treated and symptoms cleared up. Also, be certain it's definitely a yeast infection. Yeast usually causes itching as the main symptom; vaginal discharge usually is due to other things, including STDs. ...Read more

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Is it possible for guy to give yeast infection if he gives you oral sex?

Not likely: If your guy has a yeast infection in his mouth, he might transfer it to you. But you probably have good natural immunity and defense so even if he is infected, it would be uncommon. Most yeast infections occur when the environment of the vaginal tract is changed by illness, antibiotic use and conditions like diabetes which are intrinsic and not due to your sexual activity. ...Read more

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Hi I think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it I'm so scare?

Hi I think I have yeast infection on my penis head how do I cure it I'm so scare?

See your doctor: Men are less likely to get yeast infection but they can. There is itching, dryness and head of penis skin may be cracked, sometime it can also cause blisters, these can break open.
Use over the counter antifungal cream like Monistat twice daily, avoid having sex with your partner and have her treated
retract your foreskin if it is present and clean thoroghly/keep dry
prescription rx like Diflucan (fluconazole) tabl. ...Read more

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My penis has litle red dots all over the head. I have no itchyness or anything. My girlfriend has treatment for yeast infection.

Red dots: It is very likely you may have a yeast infection as well. Recommend evaluation by a primary care physician for confirmation. ...Read more

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How to know if I have penile yeast infection, sometimes it stings at the tip of the penis on the head?

Medical eval to: Rule out a # of causes would be needed. Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if I have penile yeast infection, sometimes it stings at the tip of the penis on the head?

Here are some. ..: Having a direct look at the site of your concern will reveal if stinging at penile tip is yeast-related or not or something alse. So, have a urologist take a look. For the time being, apply antifungal-steroid cream 1-2 times lightly for 3-5 days after cleansing and drying and see if your concern may improve. Best wishes. .. ...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


Yeast (Definition)

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