A 31-year-old female asked:
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i'm allergic the bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim), (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) my fianc was just prescribed bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for an infection. should we refrain for intercourse, since i'm allergic?

2 doctor answers
Dr. Edward Hirsch
31 years experience Infectious Disease
No: You should not have a problem just because he is on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim).
Answered on Jan 5, 2019
Dr. Georgia Latham
34 years experience Family Medicine
No worries: The Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) will not be passed sexually. There is no risk of an allergic reaction to the Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) through sexual intercourse.
Answered on Mar 10, 2019

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