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Chances of getting yeast infection by unprotected sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi doctor
User :   i will like to know
User :   if my girlfriend have a yeast will i get it alos
User :   also
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   ok
User :   we have unprotected sex
Doctor :   since how long she has yeast infection
User :   an how will i know if i have it
Doctor :   yes u can get the infection
User :   1 year
Doctor :   It's possible for a man to contract a genital yeast infection if he has unprotected sexual intercourse with a partner who has a genital yeast infection
Doctor :   reddish rash, itching or burning at the tip of the penis
Doctor :   these are th4e symptoms u can get
User :   ok
Doctor :   most commonly to get yeast infection
User :   but if i am not getting any of these of these symptoms
Doctor :   ur immunity should be imparied
Doctor :   like in HIV or diabetes
Doctor :   it is extremely rare to get yeast infection in normal individuals
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   If you and your partner have symptoms of genital yeast infection, it's important that you both be treated.
User :   could i take the same tablets she takes for the infection
Doctor :   you may keep reinfecting each other so you refrain from sexual contact until all signs and symptoms of the infection are gone.
User :   ok
Doctor :   u need to see physician
Doctor :   he will treat
User :   antibiotics can work
Doctor :   with appropriate medicine
Doctor :   antifungal are used against yeast
Doctor :   antifungal treatment

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