If one is prone to yeast infections, should stay away from yeast extract spread?

No. One has no relation to the other. There are thousands of different yeasts. A yeast infection is actually an overgrowth of yeast already present, usually related to use of antibiotic or presence of diabetes.

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I always get yeast infections and I never have stds; also, I am only with one person. Could something be wrong? Are some women just prone to them?

Exactly! Some women indeed are more prone to vaginal yeast infections. They are not sexually transmitted; it make no difference if you have "been with" only only one person or twenty. First, make sure the diagnosis is correct. If yeast, talk with your doc about taking fluconazole (Diflucan) by mouth once a week to keep flare-ups in control. Good luck! Read more...