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Your intimate problems Q: CAN a man catch thrush from a female partner? A: THRUSH is a common condition in women. It is not sexually transmitted and results from an overgrowth of yeast cells in the vagina.

This is due to a change in the balance of the bacteria in the vagina.This may result from being run down or unwell, taking antibiotics, douching or overzealous washing.

A man would be highly unlikely to catch thrush unless he had a weakened immune system. But thrush can occur in men, particularly if they are uncircumcised. If you think you may have thrush or any other sexually transmitted infection, then you should order a test from the online doctor at Dr Thom Van Every
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Publication:The People (London, England)
Date:Jul 3, 2011
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