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Yeast Infections from sex.

Patient: Everytime after rough sex, I get a yeast infection. Is there any way to help prevent this or is it something more serious that I might need to look into?




Doctor: This can be a frustrating problem.  Initial things to try would be to make sure you both wash up before sex and you wash h up after sex.  The cleaner things are, the less likely there is chance for an infection.  Other things, non sex related that may put you at risk for yeast infections include hot tub use, sauna use, tight jeans or underwear. limiting these items can reduce your risk of yeast infection.  Safe sex (with a condom) can also reduce incidence.If you have the same partner every time, he should perhaps see his doctor and be given treatment for yeast infection. He may not have any visible symptoms but treatment can still be beneficial.As for something more serious, the only medical condition that that should be considered is Diabetes. This can be easily tested for by your doctor.I Hope that helps.


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Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

Dr. Suneel Sharman completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Toronto. He currently operates Infinity Health Centre, a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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