U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
MO
A 28-year-old female asked:

can you get any type of std by sharing (drinking) a cup of water with someone that was recently diagnosed with an std?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
ANY: ALL, no. ANY, certainly. Herpes comes to mind.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
$30 per visit with
membership

Similar questions

A 40-year-old member asked:

Can sperm travel through water and get someone pregnant?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: Sperm must be inside the vagina to travel up the uterus to fertilize an egg. Sperm can not travel though a swimming pool or bathtub.
A 38-year-old member asked:

Is mixing hydrogen peroxide and warm water bad for your teeth if you gargle it?

2 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Simon Rosenberg
Dentistry 46 years experience
Probably OK: The diluted hp may bleach the teeth to a small extent and with prolonged usage may cause changes to the mucosa soft tissues, .
A 35-year-old member asked:

Why does medical saline use salt water instead of pure water?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
Matches body salt: Similar saline content as your blood.
Inver Grove Heights, MN
A 19-year-old female asked:

What can cause a foul odor in urine, thats not an std?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Vance Harris
Family Medicine 37 years experience
Bladder infection: Foul-smelling urine can come from a bladder infection or even from certain foods that we eat. Stds do not usually effect the bladder and i wouldn't think they are responsible for the foul-smelling urine. More than likely it is from a bladder infection. Vaginal infections can sometimes have an odor as well and may be difficult to distinguish from odor caused by urine.
A 46-year-old member asked:

Can drinking water after exercise make your heart rate increase?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
No: No....Dehydration following exercise causes increased heart rates....Hydration should lower, not raise heart rates. However heart rate recovery ...How quickly heart rate returns to baseline is a measure of cardiovascular fitness.

Related questions

A 35-year-old member asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 19-year-old male asked:
1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
A 17-year-old member asked:
2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
$30 per visit with
membership
Last updated Oct 1, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
$30 per visit with
membership

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.