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What Causes A Woman To Get A 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
Let's see?: Ineffective or incomplete treatment may be the cause. One can get continually re-infected depending on sexual practices. Is your sex partner circumcised and what is his hygiene? Do you use condoms. Are you using sex toys? Do you have impeccable perineal hygiene? You may need a prolonged treatment and you may need a dual treatment with oral meds and per vagina meds. Sorry for the recurrence! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Both are very common infections.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yeast: It is possible for a male to get a yeast infection. Warm, moist areas--armpits, groin, under foreskin of the penis are likely areas. Having intercourse with a woman with a yeast infection could potentially transmit the yeast. Treatment is easy and effective with a topical anti-yeast cream. ...Read more
Acidification: Lite acidic solution.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yeast is ubiquitous: Yeast is a form of fungus. These "germs" are everywhere. Our natural protective methods and immune system prevent yeast from growing. Anything that upsets the local "environment" of the body may allow yeast to grow in sufficient numbers to cause an infection. Athlete's foot is an example. Yeast prefer to grow in warm moist areas; careful drying after bathing may help; sometime creams are needed. ...Read more
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