Posted by: Anon | 2009/09/01


My girlfriend and I had thrush some months ago and we received medication for it which cleared it up, but it keeps recurring. Most times it seems to clear itself up after a few days, but it has comeback again and is more persistent this time. We are both meticulous about hygiene, but thrush is not really related to hygiene anyway. We engage in quite a lot of oral sex (both ways) and are wondering if this could be contributing to the thrush in any way?

Not what you were looking for? Try searching again, or ask your own question
Our expert says:
Expert ImageSexologist

Thrush is quite a common yeast infection but should not be left untreated. The fact that is not clearing completely is most probably an indication that you need to revisit you doctor to have it checked out. Often partners could infect or re-infect one another. Both of you should go back to your doctor.
Here is a link that contains information that could shed more light on your questions. -

You are also welcome to contact our helpline – 0860100262 where you could be assisted to get in touch with a therapist as close a possible to you.

Furthermore you are welcome to visit the following website for any more sexual health information and assignments that could be helpful:

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Have your say

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.