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If I have Trichomoniasis how do I clean my sex toys

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Trichomonas: Trichomonas is a sexually transmitted disease. Sincetrichomonas is an anerobe it might be possible to obtain the infection from inanimate things or fr ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: The virus is incredibly wimpy and won't survive on a toy. Whatever else you do, be safe.
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not for long: But it should be cleansed with soap and water before and after every use regardless.
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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not HIV...: ...But other infections such as hepatitis b can survive a much longer time. I would suggest using condoms with everything.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely: You would not get chlamydia since it cannot survive outside the body , but as you know u could get another type of bacteria, i highly rec that u alway ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Below: sex toys (whether made of silicone or jelly) that are NOT water-proof should be cleaned very carefully, lest you accidentally ruin the battery compart ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Unlikely: Check source regarding duration at the site before shipping. Any cleaning at source? But some unknowns in the situation.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
They should not: The key to your question is "well cleaned." if they are indeed sterilized after each use and well cleaned, then an infection should not occur.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kent Childs
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Toy: It may last up to 7 to 10 days. You can wash vaginally with over-the-counter refresh and probiotics. Externally you can use hydrocortisone cream.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
No: No and no. ED is not related to any sort of masterbatiom practices. Epididymo-orchitis is also not squired in this way
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sinclair
37 years experience Family Medicine
Privacy variety cost: Some people are embarrassed about their need or desire to use a sex toy. Buying it online avoids the need for a face to face purchase through a conven ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
29 years experience Pediatrics
Cervicitis: It is caused by chlamydia and gonorrhea in 50-60% cases. Herpes is less common etiology. Need to see your physician, get appropriate testing done to f ... Read More

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