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Repeated yeast infections after sex

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Basically, we have been dating for over a year and she continually gets a bacterial or yeast infection after we have sex. I am uncircumcised and wash daily, however something keeps causing it. is there anything I can do to resolve this. This is frustrating for both her and I, and resolving this is imperative. what can I do, to make sure I am free of anything that is causing this for her?
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replied August 3rd, 2009
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replied August 3rd, 2009
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hello depending on the infection if its thrush which is common yo also need to be treate to prevent re-infection..where she shall be treate and cleared you still pass it back to her..
see your doctor together and get same treatment and this situation shall improve.
hope this helps you
good luck.
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replied November 24th, 2009
This has also happened to me. I am also uncircumcised and wash very thoroughly daily. At first, my girlfriend and I thought it was thrush as well. And as ioka suggested, we both went in to get treated with a cream to help with thrush. I had to put it on myself at the same time she was using the cream. We had to abstain for a couple of weeks as well.

As the cream did cure the thrush, it just happened again after we started having sex again. Very frustrating!

Afterwards, I broke up with that girlfriend and found another girlfriend. This then happened again with my new girlfriend! Of course, I now realized that it is my problem and not the girl. I even spoke with my ex-girlfriend and she does not have thrush anymore.

I have not seen a doctor about this yet, but I suspect that I may have a bacterial yeast overgrowth in my digestive system which would cause yeast to be secreted during urination. Also, if this is the case, then oral sex would affect it as well.

I suggest to use a condom all the time and refrain from oral sex. At least until you find out what's going on for real.
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replied January 31st, 2012
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as a woman, i can relate. what has worked for me is to insert yogurt in/around her vagina after sex and it will restore what needs to be restored. this works for me, it can be messy, but its worth it. its easiest to get a syringe from the drug store and get plain yogurt with acidophilus. nancy the brand is good but it has to be plain yogurt WITH the acidophilus in it. it should help a lot. and she can put it around her vagina too.
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replied February 3rd, 2012
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Ive had repeated yeast infection as well. I'm not sexually active or anything, but some women are just prone to them. There is a variety of ways to get one, stress, sweets, before, during, or after menstruation, too tight of clothing, and etc. What's best is just getting refills of Diflucan, a cream, or something prescribed by a physician. I also agree with Moonphases, plain, unsweetened yogurt will help alot because of the active cultures in it.
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replied July 3rd, 2015
I dealt with the same issue for many years, about ages 22-28. Every time I had sex, or even masterbated, I would get what I thought was a yeast infection. Monistat always worked to cure it, but made it very stressful having to use it every single time. After many different dr appointments about it, I went in while experiencing an infection and they took a sample to test for what kind/strand of yeast I had. To both our surprise, it came back that there was no yeast present at all! What I can chalk it up to is irritation from your own fluid. To help, cleanse or use a wipe before and after sex, ALWAYS be taking a daily probiotic (ph balance is key), and use a vagisil-type cream after intercourse to stop the irritation from spreading and possibly becoming an infection. Changing your diet to lessen bread/carbs and increase veggies/nuts/lean protein will do wonders. And also unfortunately it's a lot to do with hormones. Mine finally have seemed to balance out after years of having this issue, so don't give up hope. Eat better, take probiotics, maintain sanitary health and use the cream after intercourse! Also ask your doctor to do a yeast lab test to see if/which strands you have, as different strands can be tackled in different ways to be most effective.
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