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Can you have sex if you have mrsa

A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
I : I do not believe there is a legal obligation here, however i may be wrong. Please pose this question to the lawyers here on avvo.Com. From a medical s ... Read More

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Turner
36 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe maybe not: Mrsa is methicillin resistant staph aureus that in the community form tends to cause skin infections and abscesses. You are at risk in contracting MR ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: Many people have one or another strain of MRSA on their skin without it doing the slightest harm. Shower a few times a day, perhaps with an anti-bacte ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Skin: No. MRSA already lives in or on nearly everything you live around. Your skin is a good barrier.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sure: Try to identify the cause. Pityrosporum folliculitis is a variant on tinea versicolor that many physicians aren't familiar with. Even a severe pustula ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Of course: If you are healthy enough to have sex, cancer or not, go for it.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Yes: If it doesn't cause pain. You should have a herniorraphy ASAP
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Engaging in unprotected sex is best way to get pregnant, regardless of whether you have a bladder/kidney infection or not. In other words, infections ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. A. Jay Staub
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Shouldn't: You certainly can, but you shouldn't while you have an active lesion. If you have no lesion, your partner should use a condom to lessen the chance of ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Davant
48 years experience Family Medicine
Might hurt: Some folks have sex with much worse problems than that.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. T. Scott Allen
30 years experience Orthodontics
Yep!: Umm yes! might want to liberally apply the brace-relief wax your orthodontist provides you though. :).
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You can have intercourse, but you may give your partner yeast infection. If you do have intercourse use condoms, or just wait until infection is treat ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Malinchak
29 years experience Family Medicine
Sex and BV: You probably should not have either type of sex until you clear the BV with antibiotics.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: You can get pregnant even if you have yeast infection.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes, but...: ...To answer the question you're really asking, yes, it's possible to pass a yeast infection to a partner during unprotected oral sex. To prevent that ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
Very low chance: Very low chance, but not zero.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: What is your understanding of sex? Oral sex is still sex. Using toys can still transmit std. Anal sex is also considered sex, not performing any type ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Anal sex: Sure you can - the threadworms do not put up a road block security check point. However, the anus is to excrete and not an entry point into the body. ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Unhealthy for you in terms of making the inflammation more and your partner in getting the virus/bacteria from you . Hence it is good to follow absti ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Depending on the infection, it may be dangerous for the fetus, so make sure to see your doctor to ensure it is treated!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Get tested: Get tested.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Mrsa has found an environment that is hospitable enough for it to colonize the skin and other parts of the body. Though this may sound horrific, one s ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: You certainly can get pregnant if you have any sexually transmitted illness, including chlamydia. Pid is pelvic inflammatory disease and it can occur ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Depends: On if they have active disease, i.e. Current warts, and/or shedding virus. Depends on sexual activity.
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