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Can You Get An Std In Your Eye
Trich conjunctivitis: ...can happen but very rare. Quick search of the medical literature finds only two cases reported (in English) of trich infecting the eyes, causing conjunctivitis (pink eye). If you have such symptoms and had sex with a woman with trich (especially if you performed oral sex), discuss with your docto, maybe DNA test. Even in this circumstance, chlamydia or chlamydia are more likely than trich. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes but....: There is a condition known as pseudofolliculitis barbae (pfb) which can look like an infection (folliculitis). Pfb or shaving bumps is a foreign body inflammatory reaction involving papules and pustules from shaving. Pustules and abscess formation can also occur from secondary infection. The cause of pfb is ingrown hairs from shaving too close. African americans are at a higher risk for pfb. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unlikely but serious: Usually these types of infections would be after trauma/contacts(fungal keratitis) or w/underlying. Risk factor that would affect someone's immune status, e.g a Candidal blood stream infection (endophthalmitis) from a line infection. These are not things that usually occur without a risk factor. If it is just an area of redness along the lids or conjunctivitis, it would most likely be allergic. ...Read more
Not exactly: Yeast infections are caused by a fungus called candida. Candida can cause serious eye infections including corneal ulcers and endophthalmitis. However, it would be extremely rare to have a yeast infection in the eye in the sense that you are asking about, unless you are severely immunocompromised (suppressed immune system). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you get an STD by fingering somone, can something get inside your fingernails and give you an std?
Ophthalmologist!: As an infectious diseases specialist, i refer patients to an ophthalmologist (not an optometrist!) since they have the medical knowledge to determine viral and bacterial infections of the eye, since it may require their expertise to sample the fluid within the eye (vitreous sampling) and to possible instill an anti-infective into the eye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sort of: Eyes, ears, nose, sinuses and throat are connected. Usually if it is your eye and ear that are infected it is from one virus infection. You can get a bacterial infection in the sinus that spreads to the ears and eyes. This is seen more in children. They usually start with virus. (clear discharge) most eye infections are virus and can develop into bacterial. (thick yellow, green) wash your hands! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can you tell me if i get an eye vision check up can the optometrist detect if I have an eye disease or infection?
Possible: Crabs usually infect the pubic area, and itching is the chief complaint in adults. They can also infect the armpit areas as well. The scalp is usually spared. In hairy individuals, virtually any hair-bearing area can be affected, so attachment to nasal hairs by the louse is conceivable. ...Read more
Yes, but rarely: A true yeast, or fungal eye infection is quite rare, but is occasionally seen. If the surface layer of the cornea is disrupted and the patient's immune system is compromised or if they are on topical steroids, the chance is increased. These corneal ulcers can be very difficult to eradicate. ...Read more
Can you treat an STD by yourself like take an antibiotic are something to get it out of your body?
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
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?
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
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?
Very small: 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 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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
With the exception of std's, is there any reason oral sex is "unsafe" in the eyes of medical professionals?
Sex: 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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