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Can You Get An Std In Your Eye
STD screening: Screening guidelines for stds recommend that sexually active men and women should be offered routine screening for hiv. Serologic testing for hepatitis b should also be done. Women with a history of unprotected sex/multiple partners should be screened yearly for gc and chlamydia. Men for chlamydia. The window period for detection of HIV antibodies is 6 wks-6 mos. After exposure. ...Read more
This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
If you get urine in your eye, mouth, or in any type of cut/open sore on your skin, can you get an STD from that? If the urine has no trace of blood in it, but still makes contact with an open cut from an infected persons urine?
Here are some. ..: The agents to cause STDs have their own unique fastidiousness of survival and growth. Therefore, contacting with STDs does not mean contracting them. Contracting them doesn't mean developing the symptoms or lesions of STD due to personal immune defense ability. Of course, avoiding contacts is the best means to avoid STDs. So, beware to practice safe sex and get tested timely if in high risk. ...Read more
Friend threw up. She forgot to wash hands. We were at the arcade, but I touched same controller, was wet. Then scratched my eyes. Could I get an std?
Vomit: Vomit does not transmit an std.Get a more detailed answer ›
Will I get HIV or STD if I had a blowjob with a guy once that I know that he doesn't have any experiences and he came on my face, can I get STD on eye?
No: Need to worry about STDs if he is a virgin. However you could potentially get an eye infection (though not an STD). ...Read more
Friend threw up. Went to restroom. I didn't know she didn't clean hands. She played a game, ialso. Scratch my eyes. Can I get an STD by scratching eyes?
No: No risk from the scratch other than an abrasion or infection of the cornea--but not std. ...Read more
Aquiring an infection from a bathroom fixture is very small
almost never. ...Read more
When I get an erection after retracting my foreskin behind my head, it starts to sting. Std symptom?
Not necessarily: If your foreskin is difficult to retract (phimotic) it might cause some constriction near the end of the penis with an erection if the foreskin is in a retracted position. It is important not to leave the foreskin retracted as pain and swelling can result. If you are suspicious about infection talk to your doctor for testing but UTI usually causes frequent urination and burning while voiding ...Read more
Most of them: Most of them can be obtained from these activities, to certain percentages. ...Read more
I have painless small white bumps on penis head & on penis shaft. I never had sex so it's not STDs. How to get rid of these?
Sebaceous glands: Most likely these are clogged glands. Scrub them when you are in the shower and keep the area clean and dry. ...Read more
I have a small red spot, left side of penis head/crown. It seems to get better when I put neosporin on it. Could it simply be an abrasion or an std?
Is it possible to get an std 2 months after oral sex? I gave my partner head and have red bumps with a white coating on the back of my tongue /no pain
Yes: You may get any STD in this manner. See your physician if you have these lesions. Treatment will be needed ...Read more
Is it possible to be an std? I get red bumps in head of penis and foreskin it usually happens in thje morning when I wake up I usually just take a shower and it goes away in 1hr or so. Sometimes foreskin itches and it gets red....Is it possible it can be
Balanitis: This is due to a tiny amount of urine under the foreskin. Smegma and other microorganisms proliferate as they feed on the urine. It is not an infection, but the metabolic products of these microbes is irritating. Make sure you wash and blot under the foreskin before sleep. Castellani solution wipes out the microorganisms and stops this symptom. It can be repeated when needed. A circumcision is cur ...Read more
Clinic std result were negative still get sharp pain in penis head randomly and testicle kinda sore now what should I do or test should I take?
See below: Once STDs and UTI have been ruled out, the most common cause of your symptoms is a non-specific inflammation of the prostate gland commonly referred to as “non-bacterial prostatitis” or “chronic pelvic pain syndrome”. Often aggravated by stress, spicy foods, alcohol, and caffeine so eliminating these can be helpful. Given limited space here, recommend doing your own research and seeing a urologist ...Read more
I have a bunch of painless red pimples on the head of my penis I don't think its a STD so how do I get rid of them and what's the cause of them?
Penis: The only way to know the significance of these lesions is to show them to a physician. ...Read more
I get red spots/balanitis on my penis head after sex/masturbation. Mostly disappears in a day. My partner is clean. I am uncircumcised. Is it std/rash?
STDs: The best way in which to obtain an answer to your question is to have a professional examine the rash and test you accordingly. Good luck. ...Read more
With the exception of std's, is there any reason oral sex is "unsafe" in the eyes of medical professionals?
No. Not in any way. But that is where a physician should stop. Medicine in general is to have no opinion on when, how, or with whom one is sexual.
Oral sex is enjoyed by many billions of sexually active individuals in the world. There is no health concern, in general to this common sexual activity. ...Read more
No: I'd you think you have an std get tested. ...Read more
I contracted an STD and noticed that the area around my eyes went dark overnight. Please explain what happened and how to treat?
Not sure: What you have. I don't know of an STD that causes eyes to darken. You should seek medical evaluation so they can see your eyes and help make the best plan of action ...Read more
Our opthalmologist said that my cousin has an STD in her eyes. Could it be possible to have an STD in the eyes and she's still a virgin.?
STDs: The term means that the condition was transmitted sexually, and sex is not limited to vaginal penetration. If she got infected semen into her eyes while performing oral or hand sex with a boyfriend this could occur. If she was with another woman, this could occur through oral sex. ...Read more
Can I give myself an std? I was checking myself lastnight and forgot to wash my eyes, then rubbed my eye, and now it's watery and it's the next day
Tears from eyes are considered bodily fluid from what I've read they cant transmit STD because the virus is to low in concentration? True? For all std?
It's true!: Not all "bodily fluids" transmit HIV or STDs. In fact, except for genital fluids or blood, there is little risk of STD/HIV from exposure. Tears, sweat, saliva, and urine rarely transmit them. Even breast milk, which can transmit HIV to babies, is generally pretty safe. In all cases, it's not only that viruses and bacteria are in low amounts, but these fluids actually inhibit or kill them. ...Read more
I getting pain inside my eyes and its affecting my vision and also my lashes. Which STD cause this problem.
Low risk for all: There are no data on this, only educated guesswork. But some risk undoubtedly exists for all STDs. But even busy STD clinics rarely see patients with STDs involving the eyes, even though there must have been millions of sexual exposures in which semen or vaginal fluids contacted persons' eyes. So the risk obviously is very low. But can't say it's zero. ...Read more
I sat on and touched something wet on my pants and then cleaned my eyes using those fingers. I am worried about transmission of STDs via eyes/nose.?
Hard to know: Hmmm. Depends what the wet substance was. It's easy to infect eyes with just about anything that can call conjunctival mucosa (eye membranes) moistened by tear fluid, home. Remember, some microbes survive even on dry surfaces (staph, enveloped viruses) which means theoretically, you could infect your eyes even before touching that fluid. Infections can damage vision. Get prompt care if concerned. ...Read more
Is HZO (Shingles) in the eyes an STD? Can I infect another person with it when the virus is active?
"Shingles": Shingles is a herpes variant, caused by a re-emergence of the virus which causes "chicken pox". It is rare at your age, b/c it implies losing your immunity. If you never had chicken pox, having it will produce immunity for decades more. It is communicable to those who also have not had chicken pox. ...Read more
If public urinal water containing urine gets in your eye, can you catch an STD? (The water was at least 9 hours old, and it was just a drop or two).
Is there a known connection between a GBS UTI and a mild pink eye (no eye secretions, no other proven STDs)?
GBS-UTI: Not unless you carelessly spread the UTI to the eye region (self contaminate). Would be best to have a c&s if the pink eye does not resolve on normal therapy. ...Read more
What are some names of STDs that make bumps on the face, chin and neck however not on the eyes, forehead or nose?
Here are some…: Sorry to hear something bumpy on face, chin, and neck! Professionally & clinically, I have never read articles or heard of discussion on STD-related bumps in those areas over my 45-yr engaging in medicine. Nonetheless, bring the detailed info on the onset, decree, duration, evolution, progress of symptoms & signs to doctor for analysis, examination with inspection, tests so to deduce Dx for Rx. ...Read more
If I don't have a STD (been tested several times and am married) is there a point in putting antibiotic ointment in newborn's eyes?
My boyfriend finished on my face when I told him not to, and semen got in my eye and it's irritated and red. What should I do? He doesn't have STD
Unlikely: It would be unlikely that you would garner any infection from anyone's beer beverage splashing in your eye (s). Beer has a small amount of alcohal, but may contain some yeast that was used in the fermentation process. This yeast, however, is not the typical yeast that causes infections in the human body (otherwise, we wouldn't be able to consume it regularly). ...Read more
Does a small wart near my eye indicate HPV? Is HPV chiefly an STD? Lastly is this wart contagious to my kids if they touch it?
I tested positive for Uraeplasma Parvum PCR. My husband has had an affair and I thus contracted this from him. He claims this can be transferred by means of coughing or sneezing in someone's eye or nose. Can you confirm that this is an STD?
Considered STD: The organism is considered a STD but it can also be transferred through a cough or a sneeze. Because of your circumstances you need to discuss this further with your doctor. Since the pcr was positive, I believe you have an STD and follow your doctors recommendations. Good luck ...Read more
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