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Sex Yeast Infection
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 ; sex: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more
Probably: Probably dead skin. Normal discharge.Get a more detailed answer ›
Painful burning sensation during sex after yeast infection treatment. Is this normal? No other symptoms present. How long does it usually take?
Ive been having vaginal discomfort for a month. Slight burning and itching plus irritation during sex. Used yeast infection med with no improvement?
Resistant yeast?: A few percent of vaginal yeast infections are caused by yeasts resistant to the usual treatments with "azole" drugs (miconazole, clotrimazole, fluconazole, etc). Or maybe you have something other than yeast. It's time to see a doctor for professional diagnosis and perhaps a prescription for non-azole treatment. Good luck! ...Read more
Can sex cause yeast infection? Had sex 1st time in about a month with condom and next morning clumpy discharge? Not alot, but there is no other pain.
No: No it will not.Get a more detailed answer ›
No period in 3 months.... Had sex after first missed period.. Two negative pregnancy tests taken over a month after sex. 2 yeast infections since????
It can contribute: Yeast infections are due to a fungus called candida which is normally found in the vagina. However, if there is a lack of healthy vaginal bacteria it can lead to overgrowth of yeast. Some causes of overgrowth: antibiotics, ^ estrogen (pregnancy or some birth control pills), malfunctioning immune system, diabetes mellitus as well as friction against vaginal tissues (intercourse) and douching. ...Read more
Can sex during a yeast infection push the infection further inside the women how dangerous is this ?
Wait: Hold off on having vaginal intercourse until your course of treatment is complete and you no longer have redness, itching or burning of vulva. ...Read more
Should be safe if: Condom is used & suggest apply anti-fungal cream afterwards. ...Read more
If it is not gone: That would be normal if it is gone then that would be abnormal. ...Read more
Symptoms gone: Once the itching and irritation of a yeast infection are gone it is fine to have sex again. You can actually have sex while you still have a yeast infection - it will be uncomfortable though. If you do have sex while you are taking vaginal medication for yeast, don't have sex right after you've put the medication in, or it will get wiped out of the vagina and won't treat you. ...Read more