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Doctor insights on: How Long Should I Wait Before Having Sex With My Husband After A Uti And Yeast Infection

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How long am I suppose to wait before having sex with my husband after a UTI and yeast infection?

How long am I suppose to wait before having sex with my husband after a UTI and yeast infection?

When comfortable: If one's infection is cleared (no more signs/symptoms), plus one feels comfortable with it, it is okay to resume intercourse. A woman may benefit from keeping semen out of her vagina for a while (use condoms), to let her vagina maintain a normal acidity level for a week or so. ...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 have a UTI and a yeast infection. Today is my last day of antibiotics. How long should I wait to treat the yeast infection?

I have a UTI and a yeast infection. Today is my last day of antibiotics. How long should I wait to treat the yeast infection?

Can treat: Immediately and wouldn't wait for it to become overwhelming. If topical otc ineffective after 2 days contact your doctor for oral antifungal. ...Read more

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Seen gynecologist. Checked for STD, STI, Yeast Infection, and UTI. All normal. Burning after sex & urination. And when husband touches. He's clean. ?

Seen gynecologist. Checked for STD, STI, Yeast Infection, and UTI. All normal. Burning after sex & urination. And when husband touches. He's clean. ?

Here are some...: Nice to know all your concerned potential infections are tested negative; quite assured. The described scenario should urge one to look into if something involved during sexual intercourse is not right or compatible such as the use of topical "ex-enhancing" agent, poor foreplay, "violent-too-deep" penetration, etc. More? Follow instructions inhttp://www.formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Pamela godwin my ex boyfriend has several sex partners I do not..He had very rough sex and i got a uti/ yeast infection from him having to much sex.

Yeast infection: Yeast infections can be transmitted by either partner during unprotected sexual intercourse. In that case both partners have to be treated to eradicate the infection. Yeast doesn't usually cause a true bladder infection, but irritation of the urethra can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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My synthoms of my yeast infection mimic a UTI do I need to wait until my yeast infection clears up before i get an antibiotic?

My synthoms of my yeast infection mimic a UTI do I need to wait until my yeast infection clears up before i get an antibiotic?

Candidial vaginitis: Symptoms mimicking UTI may not be uti. Antibiotic should not be taken if it not proven UTI . When you have yeast infection you scratch in the area which abrades the mucosa and causes burning sensations when urine falls on it. So urine analysis should be done to confirm UTI before taking repeated dose of antibiotics. ...Read more

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About a month ago, i had sex and it was immediately followed by a yeast infection. Yesterday, i had sex and it was immediately followed by a uti. Help?

About a month ago, i had sex and it was immediately followed by a yeast infection. Yesterday, i had sex and it was immediately followed by a uti. Help?

Not uncommon: Bacteria can be "massaged" up urethra ; into the bladder during intercourse. Bacteria multiply by doubling their number every 20 - 30 minutes resulting in a uti. Thus importance of urinating after sex to flush any bacteria out of the bladder to avoid a uti. This is a very common cause of utis in women. ...Read more

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If i have. Yeast infection but i dident noe & me nd botfriend bewn havin sex wirhout condom can he get chledmedia from a yeasr or UTI ?

If i have. Yeast infection but i dident noe & me nd botfriend bewn havin sex wirhout condom can he get chledmedia from a yeasr or UTI ?

No: Yeast infection is not a chlamydia infection. If you do not have chlamydia, you cannot give it to your boyfriend. However, if you have a yeast infection and also chlamydia, then yes, you may pass it on. ...Read more

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My wife is 15wks pregnant. She has a burning sensation in her vagina while having sex. She says it's not like a yeast infection or UTI. Thoughts?

My wife is 15wks pregnant. She has a burning sensation in her vagina while having sex. She says it's not like a yeast infection or UTI. Thoughts?

Get tested for UTI: even asymptomatic bacteria in urine is treated in pregnancy Symptoms like this should not be ignored; the microbes of the vagina behave differently during pregnancy. Worth getting this checked because infection can progress if unchecked. ...Read more

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I had sex during an uti. Now my partner is showing yeast infection. How could that happen? His blisters disappeared in 2 days without any treatment.

I had sex during an uti. Now my partner is showing yeast infection. How could that happen? His blisters disappeared in 2 days without any treatment.

Yeast???: If you were on antibiotics, sometimes these cause a yeast proliferation in the vaginal area. While you could be symptom free, he can get the infection, particularly if he is an uncircumcised man. On the other hand....Blisters ? That does not sound like a yeast infection! ...Read more

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I think I got a yeast infection from my UTI antibiotic. Should I wait to use Monistat until I'm done with the the antibiotic or can I use it now?

I think I got a yeast infection from my UTI antibiotic. Should I wait to use Monistat until I'm done with the the antibiotic or can I use it now?

No need to wait: You can start it any time. However, best to first discuss it with the doctor treating your UTI. Also, you may want to consider oral fluconazole (Diflucan). A single pill by mouth is just as effective as a few days of vaginal Monistat or other creams. It's also available over the counter. Many women find it more convenient. Good luck. ...Read more

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Recently had uti. Now have white sediment & chemical-smelling urine & burning during sex. My partner says he now has itchy genitalia. Yeast infection?

Antibiotic use?: If you took or are taking an antibiotic, then this may be normal. A yeast infection is not uncommon for the female that is being treated but not the male. ...Read more

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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

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