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I keep have this odour after sexual intercourse I went to the doctor and was treated for yeast infection but the smell is still there?

I keep have this odour after sexual intercourse I went to the doctor and was treated for yeast infection but the smell is still there?

Bacterial growth: This may be from an overgrowth of normal female bacteria. Yeast infections are usually odorless. Call your GYN and have them do a vaginal bacterial culture. Additionally, you can us a gentle, disposable water/baking soda douche, sold at most pharmacies. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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I'm 7 weeks pregnant. I'm having flaky tissue like thick discharge after sexual intercourse, is this a yeast infection? Is it safe to take diflucan?

I'm 7 weeks pregnant. I'm having flaky tissue like thick discharge after sexual intercourse, is this a yeast infection? Is it safe to take diflucan?

Need an exam: A doctor would need to examine you to determine if you have a yeast infection or not. Diflucan is not typically used in pregnancy. OVer the counter topical yeast creams are more common ...Read more

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Me & gf had sex.She got yeast infection after.She's never had one nor have i.We used protection.Over year for both since last sexual intercourse. Why?

Me & gf had sex.She got yeast infection after.She's never had one nor have i.We used protection.Over year for both since last sexual intercourse. Why?

Irritation: Yeast is a very common organism and exists all around us looking for an opportunity to take advantage. Intercourse, and resultant friction is one such opportunity. Other risk factors, diabetes, obesity, state of hygeine. If intimacy occurs immediately after one or both have worked out in gym clothes, yeast will be present. So why is a hard question, . ...Read more

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Diagnosed with yeast infection, can I still have sexual intercourse?

Yeast Infection: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more

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Could you get a yeast infection from sexual intercourse?

Although Yeast: Infection is not an std - a minority of cases can be spread via intimate contact. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with acute prostatitis can my wife get a infection or yeast infection through sexual intercourse? We do not use condoms

I was diagnosed with acute prostatitis can my wife get a infection or yeast infection through sexual intercourse? We do not use condoms

Maybe: This is most likely if the cause is trichomonas. If this does happen, you can get treated together and this will probably be a very good thing in the long run for eradicating the infection. The other prostatitis microbes aren't so catching. Was a microbe identified? ...Read more

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Hello, I have noticed after sexual intercourse I can smell an odor similar to cheese, and it will last a couple days after. I have no itching/burning?

Hello, I have noticed after sexual intercourse I can smell an odor similar to cheese, and it will last a couple days after. I have no itching/burning?

BV: One of the classic symptoms of bacterial vaginosis is an odor which is not usually associated with much in the way of itching or burning and is more pronounced after intercourse. However, it is most often referred to as fishy. This may be your problem. To know for sure you will need testing. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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After sexual intercourse my finance, notice a whitish, thick, rubbery discharge , I have no odor, no itching/burning. My cycle just ended 3 days ago. ?

After sexual intercourse my finance, notice a whitish, thick, rubbery discharge , I have no odor, no itching/burning. My cycle just ended 3 days ago. ?

Discharge: It doesn't sound like a usual vagina discharge. It may have been residual mucus or if not using condoms, sperm. Monitor and if persists be checked. All the best. ...Read more

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I want to understand what are the causes of reoccurring yeast infections? I keep myself clean daily. Every time I have sexual intercourse with my husband I get a yeast infection.

Possible causes: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called Candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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