A 30-year-old member asked:
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i'm so scared about embolism after intercourse. what can i do?

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Dr. Shawn Sarin
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Rare: What type of embolism are you concerned about? It is exceedingly rare. There have been some very very scattered reports of air embolism after oral intercourse, again this could be discussed with your primary care doctor if you have further questions.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Unlikely, is ossible: Air embolism is at greatest risk from oral sex where air is blown into the vagina, or from unusual positioning during intercourse, e.g. Anal sex. Preg ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
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No risk: There's virtually no risk of emboli after intercourse.
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Dr. David Fertel
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Zero: air embollisms usually refer to intra-vascular.
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