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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...

Are the chances high for a man to develop thrush after giving oral sex to a woman with a yeast infection??

May be or may not... Exposing to yeasts may not contract it or to develop its related infection, depending upon personal defense ability. In reality, you just have to wait, watch, and see how the things may evolve since this is a part of life, attesting that life is a constantly adjusting, changing dynamic process of struggle to cope with reality, certainty, & uncertainty of daily living... Read more...
Very low chance. Thrush in a woman usually develops because of an underlying issue in the woman - if she has been on antibiotics or has a predisposition to vaginal yeast infection. It would be unlikely for a man to get oral thrush by cunilingus unless he too had a reason for getting it like immunosuppression or otherwise but then again it would be most unlikely to transmit it this way. Read more...

What are the consequences of a yeast infection for men and women? Are they different?

Yeast. Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. In women Yeast can present with clumpy, white vaginal discharge to a watery, white discharge. Sometimes a discharge is not apparent. There is no odor. It can cause swelling and redness of vulva along with itching and burning pain. It may lead to pain with urination or sex. Read more...

Can a man get a yeast infection and give it to his partner?

Definitely. It happens all the time. Couples can "ping-pong" the infection back and forth. Both need to be treated and cured at the same time. Read more...