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Reoccurring yeast infection after sex?

Reoccurring yeast infection after sex?

Reinfection: You and your partner are possibly reinfecting each other. You need to make sure that both you and your partner are adequately treated for the yeast to prevent this. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Why do I get a yeast infection after sex?

Why do I get a yeast infection after sex?

Definitely yeast?: Are you sure it's a yeast infection? You may need to get checked to see if it's something else. You don't get yeast infections from sex. You have yeast in the vagina, but it it suppressed by your vagina's normal bacterial flora. If something happens to the normal bacteria, yeast will then overgrow, causing symptoms. Probiotics, such as yogurt, can replenish the normal bacteria. Don't douche. ...Read more

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What causes a yeast infection after sex?

What causes a yeast infection after sex?

Yeast infections: are very common with or without sex. If you get them after sex, make certain that you empty your bladder soon after intercourse. Douching is not recommended. Adding probiotic foods to your diet like yogurt, sauerkraut, kimchee or aged cheeses can promote the growth of healthy bacteria. Recurrent yeast infections may occur in people with diabetes, so it's worth having that checked too. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your partner to get a yeast infection after sex?

Yeast infection: Yeast infections in females are rarely if ever transmitted to male partners through sexual activity. There are instances of female to female vaginal transmission as well as rarely, from oral sexual encounters in susceptible individuals. ...Read more

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My bf is trying to see if (we) have a yeast infection. After sex he breaks out w/ little bumps & his penis is dry & skin is slpitting. What could it b?

PENIS DRY, ITCHY, ++: SOUNDS LIKE A CONTACT DERMATITIS FROM CREAMS, LOTIONS, PERFUME, COLOGNE, SOAP, ETC. I DOUBT IT ITS A YEAST INFECTION. IF YOU ARE WORRIED, SEE YOUR GENERAL DOCTOR OR A DERMATOLOGIST. BEST LUCK. ...Read more

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Why do I have a yeast infection every month after sex?

Why do I have a yeast infection every month after sex?

Innoculation: It's probably due to repeated innoculation or incomplete treatment. If it persistes, see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Everytime after sex i get a light yeast infection. ..whats going on?

Men get yeast infect: It is a little known fact but men can also get yeast infections. They are mainly asymptomatic but are easily transmitted. One possibility is that your partner and you are ping ponging the infection so that original infection never went away. Something else to think about is you may have never got rid of the original infection ...Read more

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Me an my boyfriend start inching after sex can a man get a yeast infection?

Me an my boyfriend start inching after sex can a man get a yeast infection?

Yes: Yes, a yeast infection is a fungal infection and can affect men. Try to practice safer sex. Yeast infection (candidiasis) can affect skin, genitals, mouth, throat, and blood. Hope that answers your question. ...Read more

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If you don't go pee right after sex could you get a yeast infection?

Misinformed?: The 'pee' rule is to prevent a urinary tract infection not a yeast infection. Yeast infections are not connected to sex and urine. ...Read more

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It burns when i pee but only after sex. Can it be a yeast infection?

Possible: That could be due to a yeast infection, but it is more likely due to the mechanical irritation of the urethra due to penetration. It may help to insure adequate lubrication, and it may help to void as soon as possible after having sex. ...Read more

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Pain during and after sex everytime.it feels like something rips externally.I have no STDS or yeast infection.I only got this a year after being acti?

Pain during and after sex everytime.it feels like something rips externally.I have no STDS or yeast infection.I only got this a year after being acti?

Not normal: Hi. I can't tell you what that is, but I sure can tell you what it isn't - normal! Pain with intercourse at your age needs a gynecologic evaluation. Please see your gyn! Good luck! ...Read more

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I was sore and itchy after sex.Currently being tested for yeast infection.However under the clitorial hood it looks raw. When stimulate it feels hot?

Exam : You need to schedule a visit for an exam to rule out injury and infection. A small cut or abrasion is one possibility. Herpes is another. ...Read more

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After sex my penis turns red and itches. Can my girl have a yeast infection? Or can I be allergic to her fluid?

All of the above: Yes and yes. She may have a yeast infection or some other form of vaginitis, or you may be allergic either to some product she may be using in her vagina or conceivably but less likely, to her. Hope you get this worked out. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

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


Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more