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Doctor insights on: What Happens If You Have Sex With A Condom While U Have A Yeast Infection

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What happens if you have sex with a condom while u have a yeast infection?

What happens if you have sex with a condom while u have a yeast infection?

Painful vagina: Probably your vagina will be irritated and you might have more pain. Otherwise, it's not a big deal. ...Read more

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more


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Can you have sex with a condom if your treating a yeast infection?

Can you have sex with a condom if your treating a yeast infection?

Yes you may: Yes you may and still it is a good practice to wash your genitalia with soap and water after sex. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal yeast infection is it okay to have sex using a condom?

I have a vaginal yeast infection is it okay to have sex using a condom?

Yeast infection: IIt is OK to have sex when you have a yeast infection. What's really at stake is your comfort — intercourse might be uncomfortable, if you have an active vaginal infection. Sex will not make the infection clear more slowly. ...Read more

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Can I still have sex with condom if I have yeast infection?

Can I still have sex with condom if I have yeast infection?

Yes, but: It may be irritating and u may feel worse after, most women would want to wait until the infection is gone. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have sex with a yeast infection even if you use a condom?

Is it bad to have sex with a yeast infection even if you use a condom?

Not necessarily: Many women with a yeast infection will have painful intercourse. But some women will not have any symptoms in spite of an overgrowth of yeast in the vagina. ...Read more

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If I use condom I get yeast infection if I don't I still get it and when I don't have sex I don't get it what is wrong with me?

Yeast with sex: My first thought is if you are reacting to the friction, the natural lubrication of your vaginal tissues or any lube or other products or toys your partners are using.

There are lots of reasons for vaginal yeast. It may behoove you to look at some of the naturopathic writings about this online. ...Read more

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I have a vaginal yeast infection if me and my partner decide to have sex using a condom is it possible for him to catch the yeast infection?

I have a vaginal yeast infection if me and my partner decide to have sex using a condom is it possible for him to catch the yeast infection?

Not simple: Usually you do not "catch" yeast infection. The yeast is normally present in the intestine, in the vagina, on the skin. When something happens the existing yeast may proliferate such that their metabolism is irritating. This may occur because an antibiotic has altered the bacteria. This may occur because there is extra sugar or fermenting urine in the area. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with acute prostatitis can my wife get a infection or yeast infection through sexual intercourse? We do not use condoms

Maybe: This is most likely if the cause is trichomonas. If this does happen, you can get treated together and this will probably be a very good thing in the long run for eradicating the infection. The other prostatitis microbes aren't so catching. Was a microbe identified? ...Read more

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If a woman has a yeast infection but is having sex (with a condom, or without) will it harm the man?

If a woman has a yeast infection but is having sex (with a condom, or without) will it harm the man?

No: We all normally have yeast on our skin, so his penis being exposed to your yeast is nothing it's already not used to. So go for it - but please use condom unless in a monogamous relationship to prevent other std's and unwanted pregnancy. ...Read more

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I finished a yeast infection cream treatment last night and was wondering if it was okay to have sex with a condom. I read that some creams can make the condom tear. I have no more symptoms.

I finished a yeast infection cream treatment last night and was wondering if it was okay to have sex with a condom. I read that some creams can make the condom tear. I have no more symptoms.

Yes: You should be fine using a condom if you've already finished the treatment. The cream is absorbed within a few hours after application. Obviously, if you experience any discomfort hold off until you are 100% better. ...Read more

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Can you use a condom with a yeast infection for sex?

Can you use a condom with a yeast infection for sex?

That could be: Uncomfortable for the woman if the yeast infection has caused tissues to become irritated and raw. ...Read more

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If I have. Yeast infection but I dident noe & me nd botfriend bewn havin sex wirhout condom can he get chledmedia from a yeasr or UTI?

No: Yeast infection is not a chlamydia infection. If you do not have chlamydia, you cannot give it to your boyfriend. However, if you have a yeast infection and also chlamydia, then yes, you may pass it on. ...Read more

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Will condoms cause yeast infection? Had sex last night woke up with clumpy discharge not much. Not pain down there. What is this be?

Will condoms cause yeast infection? Had sex last night woke up with clumpy discharge not much. Not pain down there. What is this be?

They do not: Condoms do not cause yeast infections. Intercourse can cause discharge because of the vaginal fluids that are released. You could also coincidentally have a yeast infections. There are many over the counter treatments available at any pharmacy. ...Read more

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Why yeast infection so hard to get rid of and should I sustain from sex if I have yeast infection even with a condom on?

Candidal vaginitis: This may be predisposed to by a number of conditions including diabetes, steroids, antibiotics, among others. You should try being treated orally through one entire menstrual period, and your sexual partner can use an anti-fungal cream or ointment. Some women have an inflammatory reaction to condom materials and this may perpetuate the condition. Check with your gynecologist. Good luck. ...Read more

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My vagina becomes irritated after a condom is used during sex. Then I get a yeast infection. Is this normal?

Yes: You are likely sensitive to the condom or spermicide placed on the condom. Try a condom w/o spermicides. ...Read more

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Does using lubricant (durex) into the vaginal opening right before protected sex (with condom) cause vaginal yeast infection?

No: Unless you are having a reaction to the lubricant which damages tissue leading to secondary infection it will not cause yeast infection. This is very common and predisposed to by antibiotic use, diabetes, immune deficiencies, contamination by a sexual partner, and sometimes just happens. The organism lives in your colon and can get onto the labia and into the vaginal opening. ...Read more

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Fluconazole cured my first yeast infection. Then I got another one or it came back after my boyfriend fingered me. Why? We use condoms during sex.

Fluconazole cured my first yeast infection. Then I got another one or it came back after my boyfriend fingered me. Why? We use condoms during sex.

Vaginal flora: The ph (acidity/alkalinity scale) is kept constant by "good bacteria" (doderlein's bacilli) at between 4.5 to 5.5. Mechanical manipulation/sex can change the ph as well as harsh soaps, douches & sex toys. Unclean hands can also contrubute. Local vaginal yeast rx's are more effective than systemic oral meds like Fluconazole that go all over the body before it makes it to the vagina. ...Read more

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Having yeast infection & chafing from latex condom & lubricant. But it's makes sex a safe one. Tho I'm already on contraceptive pills. Any alternatives?

Having yeast infection & chafing from latex condom & lubricant. But it's makes sex a safe one. Tho I'm already on contraceptive pills. Any alternatives?

Yeast? Allergy?: Hard to tell from this info whether you have yeast infection, allergy/irritation from latex, or from lubricant, or all three. Yeast can be effectively treated and/or prevented even if sensitive to latex, e.g. oral fluconazole once a week. If still symptoms, try polyurethane condoms instead of latex, and try different lubricants, maybe without spermicide. ...Read more

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My boyfriend gave me a yeast infection by having sex with a flavored condom now my period is a day late. I still have the infection?

Yeast? Are you sure?: Are you sure it is a yeast infection? Has it been diagnosed by a physician looking at the discharge under a microscope. If not, it could be Bacterial Vaginosis. Bacterial Vaginosis is actually more common than yeast infections. Over-the-counter treatment for vaginal yeast infection can make Bacterial Vaginosis worse. You should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more

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How did I get a yeast infection from having sex with condom? Little clumpy discharge light red vagina. Can condoms do that? Didn't have problemstillsex

Yeast Infections: Yeast infections are not stds. They are not contagious in general, but are about the environment of the skin infected. Usually yeast infections are easily treated and not of great concern. ...Read more

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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


Condoms (Definition)

These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more