Can you get a yeast infection from sex?

Possible. Particularly if partner has fungal groin infection, uncircumcised or STD which can alter vaginal flora or otherwise predispose. Condoms can help reduce risk.

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Can you get yeast infection/ thrush from friction during sex?

Yes. If one of the partners has this infection, it can be transfered during sex, usually from microscopic breaks in the lining of the vagina or the penis during the activity. Best to use a condom if the infection is active and see a urologist or gynecologist to treat the condition so this is not an issue. Read more...

If you don't go pee right after sex could you get a yeast infection?

Misinformed? The 'pee' rule is to prevent a urinary tract infection not a yeast infection. Yeast infections are not connected to sex and urine. Read more...

Can you get a yeast infection on your face or in your mouth from performing oral sex an a guy who may have a yeast infection?

Yes. Yes you can. And in your throat. See your doctor to get tested & treated. Read more...
Possibly. Yeast infections are usually found in moist locations, so it can be found in your mouth and in the corners of your lips, but usually not on your face. You could get an infection by performing oral sex on an infected penis, probably an uncirumcised penis. Read more...

My bf comes home every 6months. Everytime, I get a yeast infection after a week of sex. I've been checked & im clean. How can I stop this?

Frequent sex. When intercourse occurs episodically(q6months) but "feverishly", the vaginal ph(acidity/alkalinity) changes and the good bacteria(doderlein's) that are responsible for keeping the pH slighly acid(4.5 to 5.5) cannot recover fast enough since semen is alkaline in nature. Yeast like warm moist alkaline conditions, so keep the vulvar area dry and wear cotton underclothing post-sex. Read more...

Why do I get a yeast infection after sex?

Definitely yeast? Are you sure it's a yeast infection? You may need to get checked to see if it's something else. You don't get yeast infections from sex. You have yeast in the vagina, but it it suppressed by your vagina's normal bacterial flora. If something happens to the normal bacteria, yeast will then overgrow, causing symptoms. Probiotics, such as yogurt, can replenish the normal bacteria. Don't douche. Read more...