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Is it ok to use a dildo if you are a virgin?

Is it ok to use a dildo if you are a virgin?

Ok by who?: Your hymen will tear (break) if not already broken, but virginity remains. It is ok to use. ...Read more

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Dr. Bernard Seif
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Urinary Tract Infection (Definition)

A urinary tract infection, also known as an UTI, may involve the kidney, ureter, bladder, or urethra. A common cause is an intestinal bacteria, E. coli. Common symptoms include a frequent urge to urinate, and pain or burning when urinating. Antibiotics are typically ...Read more


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Is it ok to use a tampon with a uti?

Uti: It may be a bit uncomfortable but not dangerous. ...Read more

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Why is it not allowed to use a tampon 24 hours before a colposcopy?

Why is it not allowed to use a tampon 24 hours before a colposcopy?

Harder to see...: During a colposcopy, your doctor will look at your cervix with a microscope. In order to see the abnormal areas, the cervix will be painted with vinegar. Abnormal areas turn slightly white and these areas are biopsied. A tampon can irritate the cervix and change its appearance making it difficult to tell normal from abnormal. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it ok for a women to use a mans deodorant?

Is it ok for a women to use a mans deodorant?

Yes: Unless it is one of the very few prescription forms, then yes, there is nothing preventing you from using a man's deodorant (...or a man using woman's deodorant, for that matter). ...Read more

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Is it okay not to exercise if I have a uti?

Is it okay not to exercise if I have a uti?

If it hurts: A UTI would not neccessarily keep one from exercise unless it causes you to go to the bathroom so often that exercise makes it inconvienent. Jogging for instance may be quite uncomfortable and make finding a bathroom hard. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex with a full bladder?

Is it safe to have sex with a full bladder?

Yes: It may not be wise, but is probably safe. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex while you have a UTI or kidney infection?

Is it safe to have sex while you have a UTI or kidney infection?

In a way: Depending on the infection, you may put your partner at risk of getting an infection from the bacteria, etc. and it may cause discomfort while you have an infection. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to get tss from using a tampon once?

Is it possible for you to get tss from using a tampon once?

Yes: Toxic Shock Syndrome from Tampon use is rare. It is most commonly caused by Staph or Strep bacteria and the risk is increased when tampons are not changed frequently. Even thought the risk of getting tss from one use of a tampon, the risk isn't zero. If you had really bad luck you could get it. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it okay to take a bath if you have a yeast infection?

Is it okay to take a bath if you have a yeast infection?

Opt for shower : Avoid douches as well as use of harsh, drying soap on genitalia. Rinse genitalia very well after soaping up. Avoid hot tubs & hot soaking baths (opt for showers instead). ...Read more

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It might be a possibility that i'm pregnant, i now got a yeast infection, is it safe to use the vaginal cream to treat it if I am pregnant?

Dr. Tony Ho Dr. Ho
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It might be a possibility that i'm pregnant, i now got a yeast infection, is it safe to use the vaginal cream to treat it if I am pregnant?

Yes: Clotrimazole or Miconazole topical creams should be safe and effective in pregnancy. If you are in the first trimester, you should not take oral medications for it. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Urinary Tract Infections (Definition)

A urinary tract infection (often called UTI) is most commonly caused by bacteria and usually refers to an infection in the bladder. Not all bacteria that grows from the urine represents an infection, so the need for antibiotics is determined by your ...Read more