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Doctor insights on: Recent New Sexual Partner

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I recently developed 5 little pink pumps at the base of my penis. I'm 5'9 178lbs and exercise daily. No new sexual partners in over 8 months.

I recently developed 5 little pink pumps at the base of my penis. I'm 5'9 178lbs and exercise daily. No new sexual partners in over 8 months.

Herpes: Could be herpes or another infection. Get checked. You could get it before meeting your current partner, or get it from your partner. Many infections could be dormant for some time. ...Read more

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Had a bacterial infection. Now I have pimples near my clitoris. Any correlation? No new sexual partners as well.

Had a bacterial infection. Now I have pimples near my clitoris. Any correlation? No new sexual partners as well.

Herpes? Yeast?: "Pimples" in the genital area often is herpes; or maybe a yeast infection? Many monogamous people get herpes, either because of recurrence of a longstanding infection that previously was asymptomatic; or because of new transmission even though both partners are faithful. See a doctor ASAP; diagnosis is most accurate before lesions start to heal. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does new sexual partner cause bv?

Does new sexual partner cause bv?

Sometimes: Bacterial vaginosis is not normally considered a usual std. However some partners may pass it from one to another sexually. If this is happening, treating both partners may help. ...Read more

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Improving Sexual Performance (Checklist)

Communicate with your partner
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Practice, as sex improves through practice and communication
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Exercise, as having a better body image will improve your desire
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Are newly HIV infected people by law require to inform past sexual partners that they may or may not have infected?

Are newly HIV infected people by law require to inform past sexual partners that they may or may not have infected?

Depends: Laws vary by state, but this is something that obviously can't be enforced, since the patient has to provide names. People diagnosed with HIV are encouraged to notify former partners, which can also be done anonymously through the health department. Disclosure to current partners is more straightforward, and in some states can be done without consent of a patient who refuses to disclose. ...Read more

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How often should you (and a new sexual partner) get tested for stis?

How often should you (and a new sexual partner) get tested for stis?

Only the best: If you are planning regular unprotected sex, you owe each other proof you are clean. How often you do this as the relationship progresses depends on what level of confidence you have that the other person is monogamous. Today, many (most?) couples do not begin having unprotected sex until marriage is formalized or it is clear that this is a longstanding monogamous relationship. ...Read more

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My period messing up because of my new sexual partner? Is that possible?

My period messing up because of my new sexual partner? Is that possible?

No.: The menstrual cycle is controlled by hormonal interactions that must be correctly released in order to have regular predictable cycles. Causes of altered cycles (excluding pregnancy) are: stress, medications, large changes in weight, exercise, and birth control. ...Read more

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If a woman has been diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease, what can happen to her sexual partner as a result of this? I am a male whose sexual partner was recently diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease. What is pelvic inflammatory disease? Is it

If a woman has been diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease, what can happen to her sexual partner as a result of this? I am a male whose sexual partner was recently diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease. What is pelvic inflammatory disease? Is it

Pelvic: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) is a serious infection of the uterus and/or fallopian tubes most often caused by chlamydia or gonorrhea - both sexually transmitted diseases. If she was diagnosed with pid, there is a very good chance that you are infected with chlamydia, gonorrhea or both. You should see your doctor to be checked and treated as soon as possible. I have attached a website below that has really good information about pid. ...Read more

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Shoud I get HPV vaccine if im 23 & married? Since I have, and will continue to have only one constant sexual partner, am I not at risk of new exposure?

Shoud I get HPV vaccine if im 23 & married? Since I have, and will continue to have only one constant sexual partner, am I not at risk of new exposure?

HPV Vaccine: Insurance companies cover this not inexpensive vaccine to age 26.
I agree with you that, if both you and your husband are monogamous, the value of the vaccine is not as high as the general population. ...Read more

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I have a new sexual partner and this weekend we had marathon intercourse a few times that lasted over 3 hours at least I currently have a fever highest temp was 102 degrees and along with this is incredible inflammation and itching burning on my vulva I t

I have a new sexual partner and this weekend we had marathon intercourse a few times that lasted over 3 hours at least I currently have a fever highest temp was 102 degrees and along with this is incredible inflammation and itching burning on my vulva I t

Worried: I'm worried that you've likely contacted an std. Sounds like it could be herpes, chlamydia or gonorrhea. You should definitely go to a doctor or urgent care as soon as possible with a fever that high. They may be able to diagnose you on sight, or they made need to take some tests. Regardless, most docs will start you on some antibiotics even before the results come back, just to be safe. ...Read more

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What does it actually mean having multiple sexual partner?

What does it actually mean having multiple sexual partner?

It means having: Sexual intercourse with more than one person over a period of time (not at once). That question refers to whether you are in a monogamous relationship, abstinent, or have more than one sexual partner that you are not in a monogamous relationship with. Its used a s a risk gauge for certain things. ...Read more

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Does switching sexual partners give you a uti?

Does switching sexual partners give you a uti?

Risk: More partners, more risk, more exposure, more problems. Networking is great for business, bad for bacteria and good health. ...Read more

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Could BV be transmitted to sexual partner?

Could BV be transmitted to sexual partner?

Not really: You have bacteria and yeast that normally 'live' in the vagina.

Bv infections happen when the bacteria outgrow the yeast. No different than yeast infection in the vice versa.

These are rarely transmitted to partners. ...Read more

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Am I required to tell my sexual partners that I have gonorrhea?

Am I required to tell my sexual partners that I have gonorrhea?

Yes: Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted that will continue to spread if not treated. It is very important that all sexual partners be notified so that they receive the appropriate treatment. In addition to spreading the disease to many people, untreated gonorrhea will lead to other sequele such as chronic infection, pain, bleeding, and ectopic pregnancies. ...Read more

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Can having multiple sexual partners compromise your immune system?

Can having multiple sexual partners compromise your immune system?

Think twice: If a sexual partner is infected with hiv, you would be at risk for contracting the infection leading to acquired immune deficiency (aids). ...Read more

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I have gonorrhea does the state board really contact my sexual partners?

The HD will: The health department will contact partners to get them tested and treated to prevent further spread since gonorrhea is a communicable disease. ...Read more

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How is the immune system is challenged by having multiple sexual partners?

Is it?: It is not the multiple partners that is likely to challenge the immune system, if the partners were clean. If the partners bring multiple bugs, especially hiv, that will challenge the immune system. ...Read more

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Is someone who's HIV positive required to inform present or future sexual partners by law?

Is someone who's HIV positive required to inform present or future sexual partners by law?

HIV: This may vary from state to state, but there have been criminal and civil cases in which the failure to notify has been evidence of a variety of criminal accusations, and the civil liabilities have resulted in very significant monetary rewards to the injured party. Morally it seems only natural to let people with whom you plan to be intimate know what their risks are. Wouldn't you want to know? ...Read more

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If HPV can clear on its own is it possible it can come back without any sexual partners at all?

If HPV can clear on its own is it possible it can come back without any sexual partners at all?

Yes: A "clear" hpv test may mean the virus is only 'suppressed' to sub clinical levels where it is not detectable and won't cause disease; but may replicate at a later time to detectable, clinical levels where it may cause changes. The further out a person is negative the less likely it is to become positive without new exposure, but it is possible. ...Read more

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I had anal sex with guy who hadn't aymore sexual partners. Can I get some desaise? Its second time. He is first.

I had anal sex with guy who hadn't aymore sexual partners. Can I get some desaise? Its second time. He is first.

Depends: If your sexual partner is disease free, he can't give you a sexually transmitted infection (STI). However, it is difficult to know if he carries any virus or bacteria that could be transmitted to you. Best to use condoms to protect both people. ...Read more

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Since ive gotten my last check up by my obgyn ive had 3 sexual partners two of wich I didn't use protection could I have anything??

Since ive gotten my last check up by my obgyn ive had 3 sexual partners two of wich I didn't use protection could I have anything??

Unprotected sex: Absolutely! With unprotected sex and multiple partners, there is a higher risk of both pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases. You need to see your gyn. ...Read more