Can oral sex cause thrush

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I'm 14 and still a virgin, but my boyfriend fingers me and gives me oral sex. For a couple of weeks, my vagina has been itchy and red, and it hurts when I touch it. I don't feel comfortable talking to my mom about this. What should I do? Friction and pressure from fingering or oral sex can cause irritation in the sensitive genital area. But itching and redness that lasts for a couple of weeks also could be a sign of an infection that could get worse if it isn't treated.

Can You Get a Yeast Infection from Giving or Receiving Oral Sex?

Can You Get a Yeast Infection from Oral Sex?

To answer your questions, yes, it's possible to pass a yeast infection to a partner during unprotected oral sex. An irritated or itchy mouth is both uncomfortable and difficult to scratch, but there are ways to avoid getting into this predicament. The yeast Candida can cause yeast infections of the mouth, called thrush or oral thrush. Candida actually exists normally in the mouth and genital regions, but usually at low levels. When the level of Candida gets disturbed, either through passing yeast infections from the genital to the oral region, or due to a suppressed immune system, it can cause an itchy, sometimes painful discomfort.

Oral Sex and Candidiasis

That said, the timing may also be a coincidence. Your yeast infection may have been triggered by a number of other factors. Read on to learn more about why this happens, other potential causes, treatment options, and more. Candida fungus is a normal part of the microscopic bacteria ecosystem in your vagina.
A vaginal yeast infection can burn, itch, and just be hella uncomfortable. But where did it come from, anyway? And, is there a chance your yeast infection might be from oral sex? Candida fungus is a type of yeast naturally found on your skin, mouth, digestive system, penis, and vagina. When too much of the stuff grows, it can lead to a yeast infection, also called Candidiasis.