It's possible for thrush to be passed on through sexual intercourse, although this is uncommon.
In men, symptoms of thrush can include:
The symptoms of thrush are similar in women, but the vagina is usually affected instead.
If you have thrush, it's best to avoid having sex until you've completed a course of treatment and the infection has cleared up.
Find out more about thrush in men and thrush in women, including how to get treatment.
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