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Can You Get Klebsiella Pneumoniae From Having Sex
No: Klebsiella is not a sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more
Couples often worry about having sex during pregnancy. They may be afraid that having sex could cause a miscarriage or harm the baby. It is best to talk to your doctor or nurse midwife about your specific situation to make sure you are considered at low risk for complications such a ...Read more
Yes, in fact, ...: Most UTI in sexually active females occur within 1-2 days after coitus if it happens. So, honeymoon cystitis was coined. However, sex is a part of life and UTI can be effectivley managed. But, don't forget low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence / obsession. ...Read more
Here are some...: Ureaplasma is known as a bug causing NGU -non-gonorrheal urethritis but with relatively low virulence. For average healthy persons, kissing alone should not cause its related disease as long as there is no breakthrough of natural barriers-skin and mucosa although transmitting bugs from contacting with environments is inevitable. More? Seek counseling timely for current and future concerns. ...Read more
Can you get staphylococcus infection any other way besides from tampons? I know its not a STD but can you get this infection from having sex.
Unlikely, possible: Intercourse in a swimming pool would likely dilute the sperm in seminal fluid significantly, and the chance of pregnancy would be low. However the chance is certainly not zero, so if your period is late, get a pregnancy test. Better yet, consider getting on some type of birth control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Women are always at risk for developing utis as result of sex because intercourse promotes bacteria reaching the bladder where they can multiply in urine which is a friendly nourishing environment for them. Women probably have more bacteria between the labia during menstruation which then makes them more prone to utis. Hence need to urinate after sex to empty bladder of bacteria + growth medium. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you catch chalmidya without having sex? I was in a pool where people have had sex, could i catch it by that or any other possible infection?
How can women get infection of gonorrhea and can it be from toillet seats as am sure i didn't have sex?
Unlikely: Cunnilingus (oral-vaginal sex) is low risk for STDs -- not zero risk, but much less chance than with vaginal sex. If your partner is known to have either of these STDs, see a doctor or clinic for oral swab testing. Or ask your partner to be tested. However, the chance you caught either of these is low. ...Read more
No: Klebsiella is not a sexually transmitted infection. ...Read more
My sputum culture had klebsiella oxytoca, had no symptoms my sputum was tested for something else. Now I have a cold, possible to get k.Pneumoniae?
In general, no!: K oxytoca is a strong pathogen, and may cause serious infections, among them, pneumonia. Although it colonizes the nasal passages, it's presence in the sputum can be a warning sign, but if you are healthy and have a normal immune status, it should not progress. Be vigilant for any sudden changes in your condition and seek a consultation if your "cold" worsens. ...Read more
No: If someone had a klebsiella UTI i would recommend that they hold off on sexual contact until they had received treatment and were improved. Klebsiella is rarely if ever involved in throat or vaginal infections so sexual spread is not a concern. Some asymptomatic transient colonization could occur. ...Read more
My urinalysis came back: KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIAE OVER 100 M CFU/L. What are the ways that I contracted this UTI? No catheter, no hospital visit, no sex
UTI: Almost all women get a UTI at least once. Usually there is no obvious reason or cause. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
Can klebsiella pneumoniae spread during kissing or ora?i have it on my throat, can i spread it to my girlfriend during kissing or during oral sex?
Vry tight hymen ring..Severe pain if try to hav an intercourse...I need to get preg..Any suitable option..Tryin to hav sex frm 13 mnths bt wasnt psbl.
Except my ovualtion days, i don't feel like having sex and neither i get wet or aroused easily..Is it normal?I don't hav sex drive at all...M married
Common: Not normal, per se, but common. Fatigue, stress, body issues, lack of privacy are all big contributors to decreased sex drive. Usually young married women like yourself are subject to the above forces. Your doctor can help you determine if it is due to your birth control method or other medical cause. ...Read more
Is in normal for men to get cuts/tears on his frenulum (banjo string) on his penis from sexual intercourse when not being careful how hard you hav sex?
I want to get pregnant soon..I don't hav irregular periods n my menstrual cycle is 28days.Im having sex with my husband fromtwo months but no result?
Testing: Most women don't realize it, but 30% of infertility is due to a woman. 30% of infertility is due to the man's sperm. And 30% is due to on explained reasons. While women typically take all of the responsibility for conceiving a child it really isn't entirely a woman's. If you been trying for more than a few months you may want to see an infertility specialist so both of you can get tested. ...Read more
Klebsiella pneumonia: It can be transmitted from person to person contact. It usually doesn’t occur in people who are healthy overall. In medical settings people who have indwelling intravenous lines, who are on ventilators or who have taken certain antibiotics over a long period may have increased risk. ...Read more
UTI?: Is this a urine culture? As "pneumoniae" sugguests, this species of Klebsiella can cause pneumonia, but it mostly causes urinary tract infection (UTI). Whether or not you need treatment depends on symptoms (painful urination, frequency, urgency, etc) and urinalysis (increased white blood cells?). At your age (76) some asymptomatic UTIs don't need treatment. Follow your doctor's advice about it. ...Read more
Semiquantification: Moderate growth, or scant growth or heavy growth, of an organism is a way of quantifying the amount of organisms in a culture. This does not mean that the organism is necessarily relevant as cultures from some sites can reflect colonization. ...Read more
Cultures : Await final cultures and sensitivities before determining antibiotics. ...Read more
If infection suspect: Checking for infection is general you rarely can suspect klebsiella but a culture grows 1 or more bacteria type. It is isolated in another culture and identified under the microscope or by specific chemical tests, small antibiotic discs placed hopefully slow the growth down and the best antibiotic will hopefully be determined. ...Read more
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