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ok this is going to sound crazy but it's a legit question about spreading the thrush infection adult content

our daughter has thrush, she's taking medicine for it. anyway she likes to suck on fingers. my husband just texted me from work cause he has some kind of rash on his upper inner thigh. he said that he thinks he scratched himself before washing his hands after he let our daughter suck on his fingers. could this have happened? i know thrush bacteria (yeast) is the same bacteria that causes diaper rashes and ik that it's often spread to mother's nipples if the baby is breastfed so could this have happened?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:43 AM on Aug. 19, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

Answers (6)
  • Not likely.
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 1:44 AM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • Likely, no. Impossible, no. Its hard to say.
    carsonsmommytam

    Answer by carsonsmommytam at 1:54 AM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • It's possible, yes. Won't hurt to treat it as thrush.
    gdiamante

    Answer by gdiamante at 2:12 AM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • It's possible. He should go get seen just to be sure to get it properly treated.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 12:48 PM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • Adults are immune to thrush. We build a tolerance to it after a year old I believe. In a rare case he may have it, but it is not serious. Just need an antibiotic and dont scratch.
    sassy_brizzy

    Answer by sassy_brizzy at 10:45 PM on Aug. 19, 2010

  • Triple anti-biotic ointment may help.
    doodlebopfan

    Answer by doodlebopfan at 9:40 AM on Aug. 21, 2010

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