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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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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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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