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Reoccurring Yeast Infection After Sex
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Uti or yeast infection after sex with boyfriend, recently taking sprintec and wanted to know if that would have something to do with it ?
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Innoculation: It's probably due to repeated innoculation or incomplete treatment. If it persistes, see your family doctor. ...Read more
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