How can a man give you a yeast infection if he did not sleep with anyone else?
Candida albicans, the bacteria that causes a yeast infection is
present in everyone, both men and women, even if they are perfectly
healthy. The problem arises when the Candida has an overgrowth,
which leads to a yeast infection.
It is definitely possible for men to get a yeast infection and
then pass it onto you. The penis is vulnerable a yeast infection,
though chances are significantly lower than that of a woman's.
It is possible that the man did not sleep with anyone else as
sexual intercourse is only one of the many other possible causes of
yeast infection in men. The man may have a weakened immune system,
or took antibiotics that killed the good bacteria that are needed
to keep the yeast infection from manifesting. Penile yeast
infection can also happen with the use of condoms that contain
nonxynol-9, so check the label to see if the chemical is
Simply put, the man may have contracted the yeast infection
without sexual intercourse. It may very well be the other
To add onto the facts, 75% of women will get a yeast infection
at least once in their lifetime, so it may be possible that you
have contracted it on your own without the man playing any part in