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my boyfriend has pinworms what should i do

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: The parasite can be transmitted during sexual contact. Transmission can also occur via direct contact with contaminated furniture, bedding, towels, to ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Possibly: I'm assuming that you have pinworms, since you asked this question. If you do, you should be treated. He'd be unlikely to get them from you from pla ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
38 years experience Family Medicine
Pinworms: Pinworms are very contagious. You should be treated for them first.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
An infection: Pinworms are a parasitic infection caused by ingesting (eating) the eggs of the pinworm. If one doesn't wash his or her hands after touching a contami ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
White plaques: Thrush is a yeast infection of the mouth. There would be white patches on the sides of the mouth on the mucous membranes, and the roof of the mouth a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Gaskill
23 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Aspergers: Consider showing him this! check out this video on youtube: http://youtu.Be/xg1ngp1ngds.
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Look /tape test: Ingested pin worm eggs travel through, hatch & begin to live in your large intestines.Living pw's crawl out your anus &lay eggs.If you get a rxn to th ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Duplicate question?: Repeating same answer: Probably you mean she had a Pap smear with abnormal cells and/or positive HPV test. With proper medical care, potentially dang ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Diverticulitis: Diverticulitis is an infection of the colon that needs medical treatment and antibiotics. Light liquid foods are eaten during the active infection. Di ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
May be too late: There is a reasonable chance you were exposed before she was diagnosed. AT your age, you may also have had it as a teen so would be protected. If nei ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Measles???: Has he not been vaccinated? Have you?
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lisa Oldson
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Get tested: First, get tested. Almost 50 million americans have genital herpes, but only 10 - 20% know it. If you truly don't have it, then condoms can reduce the ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Support her: You need to understand that lupus is a chronic, life-long condition often characterized by pain and fatigue. Realize that she will have good and bad d ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Ruth
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Itchies: It may be a yeast infection. Try over the counter vaginal yeast medication. If that doesn't work, then you need to see an ob/gyn.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: You should be able to. Usually the people who are susceptible to getting thrush from someone else are immunocompromised.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your gyn right: Away as you need to get treated and if you slept with your husband after you slept with your other partner your husband needs to be treated ! so you n ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Sisselman
24 years experience Internal Medicine
U can't. : Genital warts are sexually transmitted disease causes by a virus called HPV. If your partner has been exposed to the virus he may transmit the virus t ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Because : Because it can be a silent disease with no apparent symptoms, it is imperative that you be medically evaluated forth with. If left untreated, chlamydi ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: There is usually a white exudate on the tongue, gums, palate of the mouth which is difficult to remove. However, for verification see your child's ped ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Have it evaluated: Several possibilities can cause this, including trauma, lymphedema, venous insufficiency, arthritis or infection. See your physician and have it evalu ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
May be due: to friction, inflammation or contact with dormant bacteria. In any case you must be examined and cannot be diagnosed online. Give it a break sexually ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Pollard
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Get help: Talk to your local physician, see if there are intervention groups, rehabilitation, or try to get him to narcotics anonymous. You have to try and stee ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience Internal Medicine
HIV exposure: As for most sexually transmitted diseases, male to female transmission is more common than female to male transmission. Insertive vaginal intercourse ... Read More

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