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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeremy Eckstein
19 years experience in Bariatrics
Air embolism : No. Air embolism is the introduction of air into the vascular system in sufficient volumes to compromise the blood flow to a target organ (usually th ... Read More

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rare: This is rare and usually only happens if you compressed air is blown into the vagina. If your partner avoids blowing air into the vagina you won't ge ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Unlikely, is ossible: Air embolism is at greatest risk from oral sex where air is blown into the vagina, or from unusual positioning during intercourse, e.g. Anal sex. Preg ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Fertel
34 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Zero: air embollisms usually refer to intra-vascular.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: Properly used condoms (assuming no breakage) are highly effective at preventing HIV transmisison.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raja-elie Abdulnour
17 years experience in Critical Care
No: No.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Sarin
22 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Unlikely: It is unlikely, a significant amount of air could enter the venous system and caused a clinically significant event.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Unlikely but possibl: Embolism during delevery is rare dangerous event, it is possible unfortunately if it happens it is more due to aminiotic fluid embolism.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Heston
28 years experience in Family Medicine
How?: How would you get an air embolism during sex? Death during sex seems to be almost entirely due to stress on the heart leading to a heart attack in peo ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Better times for sex: During the menstrual period, and if the vaginal traps air from intercourse or blowing into the vagina, air embolism can result. When the "country cous ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: This is hugely abnormal. This is most familiar from certain bizarre sexual practices. If this supposedly happened from normal intercourse and the woma ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes they can break.: Condoms that are past the expiration date may have v burst strength, v elasticity & may leak. Condoms may also become degraded if kept in a hot p ... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
HiV: Yes thats one way of aquiring the infection, but you can get it rarely by oral sex but you do not have to be receiver of the ejaculation, you can be t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not normal: Blood from the rectum/anus is not normal - ever. It may be as simple as hemorrhoids but you should get it evaluated by your physician just to be sure ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Air embolism: An embolism of air can be a very serious, immediate threat to your health. Not sure how oral and pregnancy relate, can you give more information? If y ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pacita David
29 years experience in Psychiatry
Use a condom!: All forms of unprotected sex leave both partners at higher risk for HIV, as well as other sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually transmitted diseas ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No bathing will: Not cause sperm to flow into the vagina.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
It is safe from the: Standpoint of not developing another pregnancy but one is still vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience in Infectious Disease
If the TB infects: The genitals, it is possible. Most TB is active only in the lungs.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Nowadays, as always, do HPT in one week after missing period and repeat it in one week if the first was (-) and still in doubt. The reliability of HP ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Yes.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Yes!: Any vaginal intercourse can result in pregnancy, unless hormonal contraception is used.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience in Urology
Hopefully not!: I suppose its possible, but highly unlikely if you are doing it a conventional manner.

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