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If My Boyfriend Has Acne Can I Get It
No: This is not like a strep throat you can pass back & forth several times.Once you have a strain of HPV (there are dozens) you become immune to that strain. It will often clear in its own in a year or two but it can hibernate in you and reactivate in the future. You can give it to your bf and he will eventually develop his own immunity but he could pass it to other partners as could you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have shingles on my back and my husband never had chickenpox how can he get it can he get buy touch me or does he have touch just spott?
Anyone can get it: You can get diabetes whether your mother has it or not. Having a mom with diabetes increases risk a bit; if your mom has type 2 ; got it before age 50 your risk is 1 in 7; if after age 50 1 in 13. Far greater risks are diet ; lifestyle. Limiting sugars ; grains, avoiding obesity and being physically active will minimize your risk. There's evidence avoiding gmo's may help too: http://bit.Ly/19xax7e. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If one of your parents has type 2 diabetes , your risk is about 20%. If both parents have diabetes, your risk is about 30%. But the main risk factor for diabetes is obesity. The more you weigh, the higher your risk. If your bmi (body mass index) is more than 35, your risk of diabetes is 100 times higher than it would be if your weight were normal. ...Read more
I have psoriasis on my scalp and since becoming pregnant it has gotten worse. What can I use to help it?
I have a hernia in my testicle and i want to know if i can still get my fiance pregnant since i've had it for years and never had it treated.
Plzz help me i'm married i cheated on my husband and my partner that i slept with have chylamdia and i know i got it if he have it didn't get treated?
See your gyn right: Away as you need to get treated and if you slept with your husband after you slept with your other partner your husband needs to be treated ! so you need to tell him, as obviously your partner got the chlamydia from at least one other person. ...Read more
I have pcos and my boyfriend was rubbing his penis near my vagina how likely is it that i will get pregnant?
I have HPV and so does my girlfriend. She does not have a breakout, but i do. If we have unprotected sex could my condition cause her to have a breakout?
Good chance it will: She probably has phv on her cervix, but she could end up getting it on the vulva from teh subtype that is on your penis and that is sometimes hard to get rid of so you should see a urologist to get trreated Aldara (imiquimod) cream works well for many people or other treatments. ...Read more
I have HPV and so does my girlfriend. She does not have a breakout, but i do. Could unprotected sex could my condition cause her to have a breakout?
Yes/yes: This is a disease that passes through sexual contact.If you have had it, you may shed virus intermittently for years and pass it on during periods when you shed virus. Males can acquire this germ and never know they have it, passing it on to any partner. As many as 70% of blood samples from a college health clinic were reported positive for HPV antibodies before the vaccine was developed ...Read more
If I kiss my girlfriend and I have had mono in the past does she now get it and should I tell her? Why do I have it
Yes,Body fluids: It is not known how long one is contagious after symptoms gone but it may take up to 18 months.Epstein-Barr virus which causes mono stays in the body for life but you are not contagious for life.You got it from body fluids:saliva,mucus(kissing),tears,drinking glass,eating utensils..etc Should you tell your girlfriend?It would be the right thing to do given the above information. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Most adults have blood evidence of protectibe chickenpox antibody even when they do not remember having it.If not, and you are susceptable, you are likely to get it from any close contace. As little as an hour in the same room with a case is consiidered adequate exposure to get it. There are blood tests avaiable to show if you are at risk and a vaccine if you choose to use it. ...Read more
Get tested: First, get tested. Almost 50 million americans have genital herpes, but only 10 - 20% know it. If you truly don't have it, then condoms can reduce the risk of transmission by approx 50% and she can take daily antivirals to reduce the risk further. In a yr of unprotected sex, you have a 4% chance of developing genital herpes from her. You can get a type specific antibody test at www.Sexualheath.Com. ...Read more
I have never been with anyone and neither has my boyfriend but now I've blisters and I think it's herpes Can u get it from someone who doesn't have it?
My partner and I have been trying to get pregnant for over a year, he has already got a daughter. Is it my fault? I have irregular periods!
Time for consult: If you have been having unprotected sex with your partner for more than a year & not conceived, a workup at a fertility center may be the best way to find answers. Both you & your partner will need to be evaluated. Your regular OB can sometimes start the process but the center can study you both & provide information on assisted pregnancy if needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Scientific Rx: Acne that's severe enough for you to describe as "terrible" will require a dermatology consult and very likely isotretinoin. This will keep it at bay given at intervals but will not cure it -- it will remit eventually. If he has not yet had access to this, it's time. Best wishes. ...Read more
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