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Kissing And Gastro
Can someone pass herpes by sharing food?her mouth is covered with some ulcer and her boss has herpes
Yes, but: In general only if utensils or glasses are shared, or you have contact with oral secretions of the infected person. At a traditional meal where everyone has their own plates and utensils and the serving dishes are not eaten out of directly, there is essentially no risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had virus go through me 5 months ago. Caused major gastritis and stomach intestinal metaplasia. Gastritis not healing. Using PPI and H2 blockers. ????
More to this.: I hate to say it, but I simply am not convinced that a viral infection five months ago would solely explain all of this. There may be something else going on here that requires an investigation and proper diagnosis. You need to be evaluated and tested by gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Can u get hiv from sharing hookah pipes eating utensils or kissing if hiv person has blood in mouth or on lips and u have cuts in your mouth or lips?
I have GI distress (diarrhea) and nausea for 2+ months. Esophageal Candida found during endoscopy. Bland diet and anti-Candida diet opposites. Help!
My boyfriend is a nail bitter could he spread germs to me through kissing by his fingers in his mouth or spread the stomach flu even if he's not sick?
Yes: if his hands are not clean, it is possible to spread germs. But germs are spread in many other ways too. ...Read more
Intestinal bacteria and duodenal ulcer with excessive belching (eat, drink, lying down) and flatulence. Currently taking probiotics to no avail.?
I carelessly share drinking straw with HIV+ person. A mouth ulcer stay with me. Any possible be infected if the straw was contaminated by saliva?
Fell like vomiting after eating and running i consult with gastrologist and gone through endoscopy the reports were normal is this due to acid reflux?
Indigestion: It appears as if you are running after eating. The reason the tests are normal could be that the only problem is that you are running after eating. Running to soon after eating (less than an hour after a small meal, or 3-4 hours after a large meal), will leave your stomach uset, cause diarrhea, or stomach cramps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not responding to ppi's. Burn in stomach and red raw throat. Had all tests by GI and he can't find problem. Eating crackers & toast helps burn.?
Acid reflux: Treatment of acid reflux mandates lifestyle changes - medication alone is not the answer. Avoidance of food triggers is essentail in addition to small frequent feedings, bed head elevation to 4-6 inches and avoiding food 2-3 hours before bedtime. Cold drinks relax the gastroesophageal sphincter - warm liquids may be more comforting. Been there, still there and still enjoying life! ...Read more
Had unprotected oral with a guy and a girl. Now white tongue. Sores in mouth Itchy rash, chills, stomach bloating gas, lose of appetite. Herpes Hiv?
21/2 yr old, fever 38.9 and ulcers in mouth not eating and drinking as much as usual, took to him to dr who proscribed amoxillin and said viral infec?
Ogd rprt: esophagitis grade 3 and gastritis. dr. kept saying ulcer during scope (was not sedated) and afterwards told me and husband same. is ulcer and gastritis the same? or does biopsy show diff?
No: They are not the same, but sometimes have similar symptoms and treatment. Gastritis is an inflammation of the stomach lining, while an ulcer is a hole in the lining of the stomach. It may be they were looking for an ulcer or thought they saw one, but biopsy showed the inflammation did not extend thru the lining, so this would be gastritis. Avoid ibuprofen, alcohol. Meds like omeprazole will help ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
There's some risk: What your partner does for a living is immaterial; the question is whether your partner has something catching. You can catch infectious mononucleosis and cytomegalovirus by kissing; you can probably meet herpes simplex and very likely gonorrhea. I'm skeptical about hepatitis b, and HIV isn't transmitted by kissing. Even if you paid for your experience, treasure it -- a kiss is priceless. ...Read more
What rare posibilties of catching hiv/aids by french kissing with an open sore? Like if u only kissed twice barley tongue? What are the chances?
No, Fecal-Oral: It is usually transmitted through 'fecal-oral' (toys, utensils, other objects come in contact with infected body fluids (feces) and then pass the infection along.) poor handwashing, diaper changing, etc. Initial symptoms include fever, sore throat, malaise, and poor appetite. After a couple days, mouth blisters/ulcers, then an itchy rash on palms/soles. It can lead to life threatening problems. ...Read more
Can lip2lip kiss with cracked lips and sore in mouth with different partners infect aids. Plz reply as soon as possible.?
Can you get chlamydia by saliva? As in kissing someone mouth to mouth, sharing food, sharing the same straw, etc. ?
Here are some ...: Chlamydia trachomatis is transmitted by vaginal, oral, or anal sexual activities, through which the bacteria gain their foothold through microscopically injured mucosa due to the breakdown of natural barrier by sexual acts. The acts you mentioned wouldn't suffice to break such barrier, except possible existing sore. But remember: The exposed woudn't necessarily contract infection... ...Read more