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Doctor insights on: Yeast Infection During Delivery

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Dr. Adam Lewis
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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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Can you bleed during a yeast infection?

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A little: It is conceivable that the inflammation may lead to a little blood-tinged discharge from a yeast infection; it should not cause a frank bleed, so if you have having significant bleeding, you should definitely get it evaluated. ...Read more

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Do people sometimes transfer a yeast infection during sex?

Do people sometimes transfer a yeast infection during sex?

Yeast causes: You might transfer enough monilia (which causes most yeast infections) during sex by giving a partner a whooping big dose of yeast, but yeast are everywhere are most cases of vaginal yeast are not caused by intercourse. Most are the result of an upset in the normal vaginal bacteria population, such as after a course of antibiotics. Diabetes, pregnancy are also common causes. ...Read more

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Could it be okay to wear a tampon during a yeast infection?

If is recommended: That you don't wear a tampon, as every time you remove it medication in the vagina will also be removed with it. ...Read more

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During sex with a man can a woman give him a?Yeast infection?

During sex with a man can a woman give him a?Yeast infection?

Yeast in males: Yes. It doesn't happen very often, but it certainly can happen. It happens most in men who are uncircumcised because the foreskin gives yeast a good place to grow. It is not a serious problem and can be treated easily with over the counter anti-fungal creams like Clotrimazole 1%. ...Read more

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Can you pass a yeast infection on to your boyfriend during sex?

Can you pass a yeast infection on to your boyfriend during sex?

Yes: Be treated at the same time and avoid intercourse until resolved. ...Read more

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