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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

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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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Recently had protected (condom) sex after being treated for uti & bv and yeast infection in two week time frame. Now period is 4 days early, very very thin, bright red & watery which it has never been before. usally is much darker and thicker. Amount of

Recently had protected (condom) sex after being treated for uti & bv and yeast infection in two week time frame. Now period is 4 days early, very very thin, bright red & watery which it has never been before. usally is much darker and thicker.  Amount of

Weird period: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections ; hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test . There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...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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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.

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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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 ?

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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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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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more


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