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Is It Possible To Have Sex With Some One With Hepatitis And Not Catch It
Yes, but why chance?: Repeated exposure increases your risk (its like rolling the dice again & again). Different kinds of hepatitis virus are more or less effectively transmitted sexually. Having the male partner wear a condom is some protection, but really...Why take the chance until your partner is treated & the virus eradicated? If you have been exposed, get blood test to see if you got it, can transmit it to others. ...Read more
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
Unlikely: Can never say never but it is highly unlikely. Need to be tested. ...Read more
I have hsv-2, with blisters that never break and with no pain, is this possible, it this means that is less possible to infect somebody?
Just as contagious : The fact that you have no pain and the blisters don't break is still consistent with hsv-2 infection. You are just as contagious as anyone else with the problem. You should see your dermatogist and ask to be given valacyclovir with prophylactic dosing to lower your chances of infecting someone else. ...Read more
Is it possible when getting tested for chlamydia to know how long you have had it. And which partner is the one who had it and infected the other?
No: Unfortunately the test only tells you if you have the disease or not. It does not tell you when nor who gave it to whom. ...Read more
If your partner was diagnosed with HPV, my understanding is that it is fairly certain that you also have HPV. Do I now remain a carrier for life?
Probably not: HPV DNA often persists in tissues, but the actual frequency isn't known. However, the immune system suppressive active viral infection within a year or two, and most people never have another problem, even if DNA persists. For practical purposes, the infection is cured. Most people with HPV are not "carriers for life". You'll probably never have a problem and won't infect future partners. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have a loved one with HIV and a sheet is soaked with their blood, can you wash it or is it safer to just throw it away?
Depends.....: It depends on the person's oxygen level more than anything else. If a person with COPD has a low oxygen level, then the baby will also have a low oxygen level and this is very dangerous to the developing fetus. See your doctor before getting pregnant so your individual risk can be assessed. Smoking cessation should be a goal and your doc can help with this as well, if still smoking. Good luck! ...Read more
Is it possible not to get reinfections after 8 months of unprotected sex with a female with chlamydia? thought it was easy to infection others
Yes, it's possible: The immune system clears chlamydia over time and helps prevent new infections, so he might have been infected previously, it's now cleared up, and he now has a negative test despite repeated sex with infected partner. Or he took an antibiotic (maybe for another reason) that cleared it. Or someone's lab test could be mistaken. Both partners need treatment, including the one with the negative test. ...Read more
How does a single person develop the HPV virus is it just from having unprotected sex with to many people or how is it started?
Is it possible to have unprotected sex with 2 different persons that are hiv+ and not get infected yourself?
Yes but not wise: Hiv does not automatically happen whenever there is sexual contact. Much depends on which partner is hiv+, viral load, open sores or cuts, presence or absence of ejaculation, etc. However, it is very unwise to risk contracting HIV with such risky behavior. A life-long illness for a momentary fling is not worth it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and yes: Hepatitis c is 4 to 5 times more common than HIV and more people in the us die of hepatitis c than hiv. However, unlike hiv, hepatitis c is curable. Everyone with hcv needs to find a health provider with experience taking care of people with hcv so you can take advantage of the revolution in drug development against this disease. ...Read more
Is it okay to have sex if you have mono? Can it spread to my spouse even with protection? He has had mono before also.
Bacterial infection: I assume referencing infection arising in genital tract . Would recommend refraining until treatment completed to prevent sharing infection. ...Read more
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