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can i get streptococcus from having sex

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hymenotomy: Your doctor can perform a hymenotomy to relax the hymenal ring and decrease your symptoms. This can be done in the clinic with a local anesthtic but ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Common: Not normal, per se, but common. Fatigue, stress, body issues, lack of privacy are all big contributors to decreased sex drive. Usually young married ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Not uncommon: Tight frenulum can be painful and make sex less then pleasant. Can easily be taken care of by a minor surgical "frenulotomy" by a urologist unless you ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Testing: Most women don't realize it, but 30% of infertility is due to a woman. 30% of infertility is due to the man's sperm. And 30% is due to on explained r ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Normal flora: Streptococcus mitis is commonly present in the mouth, gastrointestinal tract, female genital tract, and skin. It is part of our "normal flora;" the b ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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Normal flora: Enterococcus faecalis is part of your intestinal flora and is an example of several species that cross the line from symbiosis and colonization to pat ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not so rare: There's nothing mysterious here. This isn't a common cause of urinary tract infection, but certainly can happen. In women, almost all UTIs result from ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Blass
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood culture please: Most of the time viridans group streptococcus in the urine is of no importance, it is not usually the root cause of a UTI and often a contaminant. Ho ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Strep: With antibiotics that the bacteria is sentivie to and the immune system.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Contaminant: It's impossible to collect semen without a few bacteria getting into the specimen and I seriously doubt this has anything whatever to do with your hea ... Read More
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