Intercourse at the beginning of a yeast infection...how does this affect my husband?

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Q: I believe I have the beginning of a yeast infection. I am taking an otc med. In the meantime, can I cause my husband any irritation due to my yeast infection? If so, what can he do to relieve any possible symptons? I'm not sure if a male can even contract a yeast infection. But, until I am clear, I will forego intercouse just to be safe. However, if he develops itching as a result of prior intercourse, what can he do?

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