Monday, July 28, 2014
Wednesday, September 03, 2008 lance158, Community Member, asks

Q: why does my wife get an infection almost every time we have oral sex? what can i do about it?

almost every time i have oral sex with my wife she gets a urinary tract or a bladder infection. is there any medication or anything we can do to prevent it?

Answer This
Answers (2)
Amy Hendel, Health Guide
9/ 3/08 10:30pm

I think that usually UTIs in women are cause by vaginal bacteria but it is possible that your manipualtion of your wife sexually with your mouth  is somehow transmitting some virus or bacteria.  I'd check with the gynecologist and see what he (or she ) thinks in terms of target organisms - and check with what is being cultured in the urine (the organism).

Reply
maria.33, Community Member
9/ 9/08 1:50pm
first of all where does she get the inf? mouth or vagina? either case its obvious you are passing either a bacterial or fungal infection back and forth you may not have any symptoms alot of men dont exp symptoms of either a yeast inf or a bacterial infection . it is possible to get a bacterial infection in the mouth as well as a yeast infection . you need to BOTH be treated with antibiotics at the same time and avoid sexual contact until your both done with all the medication. you may have gingivitis which is being transmitted orally causing an inf. or it may be from her vagina opening she may have a bacterial infection and its getting pushed up into her urethra causing bladder infections. i suspect you both have a bacterial infection Reply
Answer This

Important:
We hope you find this general health information helpful. Please note however, that this Q&A is meant to support not replace the professional medical advice you receive from your doctor. No information in the Answers above is intended to diagnose or treat any condition. The views expressed in the Answers above belong to the individuals who posted them and do not necessarily reflect the views of Remedy Health Media. Remedy Health Media does not review or edit content posted by our community members, but reserves the right to remove any material it deems inappropriate.

By lance158, Community Member— Last Modified: 06/17/12, First Published: 09/03/08