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Yeast Infection in Women and Men (cont.)

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How can a man protect himself from contracting a yeast infection from his sexual partner?

Condoms may help prevent transmission of a yeast infection, but they are not completely effective since there may be contact with areas of the body not covered by the condom. Avoiding intercourse when a woman has symptoms of a yeast infection is the best way to prevent spreading of the infection.

REFERENCES: Vaginitis.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 8/1/2014

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