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Can you get a yeast infections from using the same toilet as someone who has a yeast infection?

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No. Yeast infections are caused by an overgrowth of a yeast that naturally exists in the vagina. Since you already have that yeast in you so you can't be "infected" by anyone else.
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In fact the yeast, Candida, can be spread. That is how infants often get it - by putting things in their mouth. As someone who has dealt with massive yeast infections while nursing both my children, I can attest to the fact that the infection can be spread. I'm not positive that you can catch it from a toilet seat, but there are other ways to get it besides plain overgrowth and other places to get it besides the vagina.
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How do you get a yeast infection?

A vaginal yeast infection can be caused by many things, including  tight jeans or other non-breathable clothing and underwear because  these conditions create a warm moist e

How you can get yeast infection?

It depends with individuals; it could be from sex, perfumed soaps/shower gel, tight inner clothing such as thongs, wetness caused by discharge or urine drops, flavored condoms

How can you get a yeast infection?

Candida albicans are present in vagina of healthy female. When there is increased in number of fungus leads to vaginal yeast infection. Although yeast infection is not include

Why get a yeast infection?

Many people get yeast infections because they aren't clean , or because they don't let their vaginas breath . This can be from wearing really tight clothing around you vagina

How can you get an yeast infection?

There are several ways of getting a yeast infection.It can be by  direct contact with someone who has it,it can be as a result of  taking antibiotics,it can be as a result o

If its not a yeast infection what can it be?

It could be bacterial vaginosis or a trich infection. Both of these are sexually transmitted but they aren't as serious as chlamydia or gonnorea. If you have protected sex and