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I had unprotected anal sex followed by vaginal. What are my chances of getting a vaginal infection? Should I pretreat with flagyl or monistat?

Good question... ...without a good answer. It's often recommended that vaginal sex be avoided after anal (or wash between) to reduce infection risk. However, there are no data to show it's actually a problem, and bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections are no more common in women who have anal sex. I would not recommend pre-treatment; better to just be on the alert for early symptoms and prompt treatment. Read more...