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Can Oral Sex Cause Yeast Infection

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Oral Sex and Yeast Infections

Two years ago, I had unprotected oral sex with an ex-boyfriend. After meeting another person, I decided to have a test done. At the time, foolish me, I was under the assumption that you could NOT receive HIV by this means. I had a test done 3 months...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...determine what the actual cause of your symptoms is.I would like to take this opportunity to warn all women that recurrentvaginal yeast infections can be a symptom of HIV (usually occurring yearsafter HIV infection). Because the woman in this... Read more »

Penile yeast infection

Hello Dr. Bob, I know that an unprotected Blow job only caries a very small risk, however, it has... Read more »

Transmission of yeast infections

Dear Dr. Reznik,If a man performs oral sex on a woman with a yeast infection, can that yeast... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...Vaginal candidiasis is a yeast infection usually caused by Candida albicans . Candida occurs normally in the mouth, digestive tract and vagina of a healthy person, but Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...life-threatening. The most common places for infection are in the mouth and vagina. Recurrent and difficult to treat vaginal yeast infections are a sign of HIV disease progression in women. This publication focuses on systemic candidiasis -- when... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

OIs and Co-Infections and STIs -- Oh, My!

...infection include nausea and vomiting, but hep C may not cause symptoms. Creamy white spots on the tongue are a sign of thrush (a yeast infection also known as "candidiasis," since it's from the Candida albicans fungus). The infection can travel... Read more »
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yeast infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...hey i think i have a yeast infection , but it doesnt hurt when i pee ,it hurts to touch my whoole area down there .. i got oral sex last week and i want to know if it will get worse because of that , or if the guy will get any weird oral... Read more »

Oral Sex (I am worried) PLS HELP

Posted by innocent2008, 2 Replies
...when i was installing it in order to make safe sex and i thank my god that it never break.... But the problem is that i did oral sex many times to many women which is well known as "Cunnilingus" (i was sucking their vagin) and i was inserting my... Read more »

Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...it helped, but the infection has been recurring everytime I go off the creams. Meaning I got a yeast infection from receiving oral sex... (an extremely rare way to contract it) meaning the girl must've had oral thrush. About a month later in... Read more »

Yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...months. I am going out of my mind with worry waiting to get tested at 6 months, the reason being that I am now getting vaginal yeast infections. I have had no other symptoms I don't think. What is the likelihood of being hiv positive? Read more »