Hey. Thanks everyone.
.. sorry this is so long.
I am on the pill, but still at uni so I don't think I should take any risks... but that was kind of what I was thinking of trying too... for a little while.
I have only been with this guy for 4+ months.. and only just starting to do anything sexual... so, because we have waited this long it is even more frustrating, I think.
I was with a guy a couple of years ago and always used the same brand of condoms without any troubles. This suggests latex isn't the cause.
This year, at the beginning, I had this problem a couple of times. I do know that each time it has happened it has been the brand of condoms we commonly get handed for free at the uni - Glide
Another possible cause could be hormones with my period. The way it usually happens is (I take the pill continuously), I tend to worry about pregnancy.. so, whenever I have sex I then stop taking the pill to have my 'period'. Then, straight after my period I have a yeast infection.
I can always kind of 'feel' one starting before my period starts, but then it gets a lot worse afterwards.
I can feel the beginning of one within a few days of sex... but then my period must delay it.. and then after the period I have a bad infection.
So, pretty much every time I have had sex this year I have used Glide brand condoms and then allowed a period straight after and then ended up with a yeast infection.
One way to find out is to do what was suggested and try without condoms for a while... but are there any other ways to find out for sure?
.. also, the condoms do not have a spermicide on them..