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Can my husband get a yeast infection in his mouth if I have never had a yeast infection?

Yes he can. Infections by 'candida albicans' (more commonly, a yeast infection) can occur anywhere on a person where it is dark and moist, including mouth, vagina, and underneath large areas of sagging skin. While vaginal yeast infections are fairly common, persons with diabetes or with an immune deficiency of some sort are more prone to oral candidiasis. See a doctor for this condition, as it is treatable. Read more...
Unlikely. This is extremely unlikely. Unless an immune deficiency exists, this does not seem likely. Read more...

What to use for yeast infection in mouth?

In newborns. Oral thrush is treated with Nystatin oral suspension for 7 days. Need a script from pediatrician. At times babies may have a yeast diaper rash along with it . Nystatin ointment is usually prescribed to clear the rash . Read more...

Is it possible to have a mouth yeast infection?

Yes. Yeast infection is just another term for fungal infection. In your mouth, bacteria and fungal is balancing each other. When you take antibiotic, you kill of the bacteria, thus exposing your self to the risk of superinfection of fungal. Clean and scrape your tongue, keep the oral cavity clean and the fungal infection will resolve in 1 to 2 weeks as your bacterial/fungal balance reestablished. Read more...

What are some natural way to treat mouth yeast infection?

Natural tx. Although you can eat yogurts with live cultures or drink kefir - i would still see your physician to determine why you developed thrush in the first place. Read more...

Would it be possible to contract a yeast infection from my boyfriends mouth?

Yes. If he has 'thrush', an oral yeast infection, it is possible to transmit it during oral sex. But any degree of inflammation or irritation with associated moisture can lead to an infection. Read more...

My friend has a yeast infection around her mouth and I accidentally drank out of her cup. Could I have it?

Probably not. Yeast is a normal constituent of any human's skin. It is usually at such a low level that we can not detect it with the human eye. You already have yeast on your skin and won't "catch" it from your friend. Environmental conditions which make yeast on your skin flourish are warm temperatures, moisture (sweat), hair-bearing areas. Read more...