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Is it okay to have sex if you have a stasis ulcer?

Is it okay to have sex if you have a stasis ulcer?

Certainly!: A stasis ulcer if appropriately treated and dressed is not contraindication to having sex. Protect the area and procede! ...Read more

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Ulceration (Definition)

Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more


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Is it okay to have anal sex if you have a hemorrhoid?

Is it okay to have anal sex if you have a hemorrhoid?

Depends: Sex can irritate existing hemorrhoids, but not cause hemorrhoids. Arousal causes increased blood flow in the genital/anal area. This increased blood flow in the anal area can cause hemorrhoids to flare up. Anal sex can definitely cause irritation of the anal area if there is not enough lubrication. Avoid anal sex when experiencing flare ups. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have sex if you have a concussion?

Is it safe to have sex if you have a concussion?

Concussion: Its probably best to hold off on strenuous activity, such as sex, until your symptoms from concussion are completely resolved. You should consider sex like any other exercise - and we typically say that an athlete should not return to play until their symptoms are no longer present, including headache, dizziness, etc. ...Read more

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Is it okay to have sex when you have a UTI ?

Is it okay to have sex when you have a UTI ?

Yes: If you feel up to it, sex should pose no issue. Just remember that birth control pills will not be effective for up to 30 days following a course of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Is it wise to have sex when i have a urine tract infection as im not sore? If so what could happen?.

Is it wise to have sex when i have a urine tract infection as im not sore? If so what could happen?.

UTI: Sometimes pressure from the penis on the urethra can lead to a physiologic obstruction which can precipitate or perpetuate UTI, but this does not always occur. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to have sex if you have abdominal hernia?

Is it possible for you to have sex if you have abdominal hernia?

As tolerated: Activity as tolerated is the general rule of thumb for hernia, and after hernia repair. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to gym when you have an ulcer?

Mostly: Activity such as at a gym can increase acid secretion and increase the discomfort of an ulcer. But mostly not. Be sure that you are taking proper anti-acid medication (like omeprazole) and some find that either food prior to the gym activities makes acid worse and others the opposite. Find your pattern and use that to your advantage. ...Read more

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Is it ok to get pregnant if I have longstanding colitis?

Is it ok to get pregnant if I have longstanding colitis?

Yes: You should be fine, the meds you are taking should be discussed with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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If you have an A1c done for the first time and it is 5.5 could you still be diabetic?

If you have an A1c done for the first time and it is 5.5 could you still be diabetic?

Not likely.: Need an a1c substantially higher than this to signal diabetes. Since the a1c looks back at the last 60 days of your blood sugar it is a pretty reliable indicator. You could certainly develop dm in the future though. ...Read more

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Is it bad to have sex with a yeast infection even if you use a condom?

Is it bad to have sex with a yeast infection even if you use a condom?

Not necessarily: Many women with a yeast infection will have painful intercourse. But some women will not have any symptoms in spite of an overgrowth of yeast in the vagina. ...Read more

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If you have a cyst is it suppose to burn after you pee?

If you have a cyst is it suppose to burn after you pee?

Not really: If your urine burns then you might have urinary tract infection. See a doctor ...Read more

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Is it harmful to have sex if I have a vaginal infection?

Is it harmful to have sex if I have a vaginal infection?

That depends on the cause of your vaginal infection: Medically speaking, it's OK to have sex when you have a vaginal infection (vaginitis) if the cause isn't a sexually transmitted infection. What's really at stake is your comfort — intercourse might be uncomfortable, even painful, if you have an active vaginal infection. The most common causes of vaginal infection are: Yeast infection (candidiasis), Bacterial vaginosis, Trichomoniasis. Yeast infections and bacterial vaginosis aren't sexually transmitted infections. Avoiding intercourse won't help your infection clear any sooner. However, trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection. To prevent possible reinfection, wait to have intercourse until you and your partner complete treatment and you no longer have symptoms. ...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

Sexual Intercourse (Definition)

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


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Ulcer (Definition)

An ulcer is a discontinuity or a break in a body membrane that impedes the normal functioning of the organ of which that membrane is a part. Ulcers are further classified by their location. Ulcers are usually caused by infections, excessive acid production, stress, ...Read more