Can You Have Sex With A Yeast Infection? Read This! - ZUMI

Can You Have Sex With A Yeast Infection? Read This!

Itchy and uncomfortable!

If you have a yeast infection, try to avoid having vaginal sex, receiving oral sex, or putting anything in your vagina until your infection goes away.

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Friction from sex can create more irritation or make the infection more difficult to heal. Also, some medicines used to treat yeast infections contain oil, which can cause a condom to break. Yeast infections generally are not contagious.

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Yeast infections cause vulvar swelling and redness, vaginal itching, painful urination and sex, and a white, clumpy, odourless vaginal discharge. When the vulva is affected, you may have little or no discharge and tiny “cuts” around the clitoris, vaginal opening or vulva.

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If you suspect you have a yeast infection consult your doctor and they will prescribe the appropriate medication. Don’t have sex until it clears out.

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