Are some people more prone to getting yeast infection?

Yes. People with immunodeficiencies or on antibiotics are more prone to yeast infections. Also, chronic moisture exposure(diaper rash).

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How do u get a yeast infection?

Common pathogen. Already present that when our defenses weaken take the opportunity to grow. http://www.m.webmd.com/women/tc/vaginal-yeast-infections-topic-overview. Read more...
From colonized Fungu. Usually when our immune system is compromised or suppressed by antibiotics or an illness, the funguses in our system take opportunity to multiply and cause a yeast infection. Read more...

How do you get an yeast infection?

Imbalance of vaginal. bacterial flora. Yeast is normally present in small numbers in the vagina, Other bacteria, normally present there, keep yeast in check. If the balance is disturbed due to hormonal changes or antibiotics, yeast takes over. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/women/tc/vaginal-yeast-infections-topic-overview. Read more...

Could a male get a yeast infection?

Yes. Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. Read more...

Can a 16 y.O. Get a yeast infection?

Any reason. Yes. Things that may encourage an excess growth of vaginal yeast include using antibiotics, having high estrogen levels (such as during pregnancy, high-dose birth control pill use, & the follicular phase of the menstrual cycle), having diabetes, having an impaired immune system, using corticosteroids, such as prednisone, & being overweight. Avoid douching, see your dr. Read more...
Yes. Women at any age (including newborn) are more prone to yeast infections. The stool contains the yeast and cross contamination due to the proximity to the genitals is a contributing factor. Toileting practices matter (wipe FTB). Prior antibiotic use increases yeast content in the poop. Diabetics are at higher risk (sugar feeds the yeast). Read more...

Where can a man get yeast infection?

Anywhere. A man can get a yeast infection in and around the penis, groin area, between his toes or anywhere on the body that is warm and moist. Read more...

Why did I get another yeast infection?

Many reasons. Theoretically, anything that alters the vaginal flora/ecosystem can predispose to it. An example would be taking antibiotics. Recent onset of douching is another one. Read more...