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Is it safe for my boyfriend and I to have sex if I have oral thrush?

Is it safe for my boyfriend and I to have sex if I have oral thrush?

You should be fine: Both of you will be fine. However, get treated for oral thrush as it can be very painful and it is also a fungal infection. ...Read more

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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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Every time my boyfriend gives me oral i get thrush. Why is this? He has no symptoms of oral thrush.

Every time my boyfriend gives me oral i get thrush. Why is this? He has no symptoms of oral thrush.

Candida colonisation: He has a fungal ( candida a.) colonization of the genital area and you have probably low immune system, or taking/inhaling steroids. Visit your doctor for an evaluation (both). ...Read more

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My boyfriend has oral thrush that won't go away. Sometimeshe gets weird feelings on the back of his tongue. Whatshould he do?

See your doctor: Are you taking medication for the thrush? If not see your doctor. If you have reoccurring episodes of thrush then see your doctor to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I have been on antibiotics for wisdom teeth surgery removal. I have a mild case of oral thrush and I am going to start swab treatments today. In a week, would it be okay for me to kiss my boyfriend? Would he be at risk of getting oral thrush from me?

I have been on antibiotics for wisdom teeth surgery removal. I have a mild case of oral thrush and I am going to start swab treatments today. In a week, would it be okay for me to kiss my boyfriend? Would he be at risk of getting oral thrush from me?

It is ok in a week: Thrush generally occurs when the normal bacterial flora in your mouth is changed due to taking antibiotics or when your immune system isn't working correctly. If your boyfriend has a normal immune system and you use the swabs for a week, he should be fine. Also, it is probably not a good idea to french kiss if your surgery is recent. ...Read more

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Oral sex, could one develop oral thrush?

Oral sex, could one develop oral thrush?

Possible & unlikely: Thrush should not occur in adults without some underlying deficiency. It is conceivable that intense cunnilingus with a woman who has significant yeast infection can do this, but very uncommon. ...Read more

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Oral sex 6 days ago, could oral thrush show up as a result of oral sex?

It could: Oral thrush most often occurs when one is taking prolonged steroids, antibiotics or has problems with their immune system including diabetes. It is important to have your mouth and throat examined to rule out stds such as oral gonorrhea, herpes and human papilloma virus (hpv) best to use a dental dam with your partner if you don't know their infection status. ...Read more

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Oral thrush after oral sex, antibiotics would work?

Oral thrush after oral sex, antibiotics would work?

See below: If you actually have oral thrush and you have not been on steroids (oral of inhaled), are not under chemotherapy then you have a problem with your immune system and need to be checked for immune related issues asap. ...Read more

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Oral Thrush (Definition)

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