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is it safe to have sex witj a stomach flu

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If you can handle it, go for it.
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A 6-year-old female asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Recurrent Vomiting: Infections are a common cause of vomiting in infants however the monthly pattern signals the possibility of a chronic or more serious condition such a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Stomach Flu: Start with clear liquid like water, soda that is clear, or sports hydration drinks. Sip often to prevent dehydration. Work up to solids with bland fo ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
34 years experience Pain Management
Not really: Used according to prescription it wouldn't kill you, but it causes stomach irritation & constipation.As for fever or muscle aches you may have, NS ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Yes you can: Viral gastroenteritis also called stomach flu can present with fever, nausea and vomoting and abdominal pain with or without diarrhea.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It has been shown in extensive research to be safe in this situation.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
If you're careful: If you are careful about washing your hands after touching things the sick person has touched and you avoid sharing drinking/eating utensils or having ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Stomach ulcer: Your physician might want to treat your ulcer and allow it to heal before you undergo the additional stress of surgery. It's important to be in as go ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie ann Harrigan
18 years experience Hospital-based practice
Stomach flu: It can be, sometimes lasts for 5-10 days, be sure that you are hydrating well. If you get worse or have increasing abdominal pain then see someone aga ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Probably not: Probably not if you have an infection causing the cough.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raymond Blair
16 years experience Family Medicine
Hand hygiene : Use good hand hygiene and avoid droplet spread (from coughing, sneezing, etc) and you should be ok. The flu shot is not always reliable bc the flu vir ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Nesbitt
40 years experience Urology
Yes: It may not be wise, but is probably safe.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristel Hunt
22 years experience Hepatology
Wait 4 weeks : The screening test could mistake vaccine in the bloodstream (which is not infectious) for hepatitis B infection, and then you'd get ruled out for dona ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Lorne Bigley
33 years experience Family Medicine
Its possible: There is the "pre-ejaculate" that contains sperm. This is why the withdrawal method just isn't a reliable form of birth control. If this happened in t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
No: These are serious symptoms and warrant immediate medical attention. Please seek urgent help from your doctor or the emergency room.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: YES. This will not interfere with your pregnancy unless it becomes severely painful. The hernia is abdominal and your pregnancy is pelvic- 2 different ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
18 years experience Urgent Care
Bloody diarrhea: Gentleman of unknown age with bloody diarrhea of a month's duration. Please bring your husband for an immediate medical evaluation. Blood in the stool ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: This sensation is called Dyspareunia. It is normal from time to time. Hope this helps!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Using a male: Or female condom may prevent infection. The vaccination process requires 3 shots over 3-4 months. My advice: wait.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Haste makes waste: I would wait until your symptoms resolve. While your granddaughter may temporary acquired immunity why tempt fate. Remember you have the rest of your ... Read More

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