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I use a pillow to masturbate every time. Gets washed once in 1-2 weeks and lays on the couch etc. Chance of std, infection? No symptoms just wondering

I use a pillow to masturbate every time. Gets washed once in 1-2 weeks and lays on the couch etc. Chance of std, infection? No symptoms just wondering

Poor Hygiene: You cannot give yourself an STD. These done just appear without exposure to a previously infected human sexually. But, hygiene that is poor leads to bacterial or yeast infections frequently. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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What can cause your urethral swelling without any type of STD or infection and what symptoms does the inflammation produce?

Could be from allerg: Allergic reaction, irritation from rubbing form intercourse, urethral prolapse, caruncle, rarely cancer, u need to see a urologist for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause an inflammed urethra no STD or infection and what symptoms can it cause?

What can cause an inflammed urethra no STD or infection and what symptoms can it cause?

Allergic reaction: Inflammation is typically due to some type of reaction, whether it be to an environmental allergen or an infection, or even the body's own immune system attacking itself. If infection has been ruled out, it could be an allergic reaction, there could be a foreign body there. Symptoms would be pain and pressure sensation combined. A urologist could put a camera in the urethra to check it out. ...Read more

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If I am very susceptible to infections, fall ill easily or has low immunity. Is it likely that I will show symptoms of a STD 6 hours post exposure?

If I am very susceptible to infections, fall ill easily or has low immunity. Is it likely that I will show symptoms of a STD 6 hours post exposure?

No: Six hours is much too soon for an infection to develop after sexual activities, and be causing symptoms. People don't have to worry about symptoms arising, until 3 days or more have passed after the activities. ...Read more

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If I had a uterine infection (not std), would I have symptoms? If so, what?

If I had a uterine infection (not std), would I have symptoms? If so, what?

Many symptoms: Perhaps the most common symptoms from a uterine infection would be pain, bleeding and abnormal discharge. However, some uterine infections can be asymptomatic. That is why it is critical for women to have routine obgyn examinations. ...Read more

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Can anal sex give me and infection In my anus if so what are the symptoms not STD but infection?

Can anal sex give me and infection In my anus if so what are the symptoms not STD but infection?

STDs are possible: Receiving anal sex does risk STDs of anus and rectum, especially gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, and syphilis. The same precautions are necessary as for vaginal sex: uninfected partner, condoms, etc. Non-STD problems include anal fissures and trauma with bleeding. The main symptoms of all these (STD and other) are discharge or mucus from anus or on stool, pain, and sometimes bleeding. ...Read more

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If I treat myself for a yeast infection but have an STD how long will it take symptoms to reappear?

If I treat myself for a yeast infection but have an STD how long will it take symptoms to reappear?

STD: If you actually have an STD, the treatment for a yeast infection shouldn't make the symptoms go away. STDs, however, are not always associated with symptoms, so you should get tested regularly regardless. ...Read more

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I was treated for a yeast infection & symptoms went away. Is it still possible that it was a STD & not a yeast infection?

Without testing?: Untreated vaginal STDs become less symptomatic. And even asymptomatic. But they can prove dangerous and over time make a female infertile. If you could have an STD then you need testing. Infections do not clear on their own. Ever. ...Read more

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I am suffering from yeast infection symptoms for about a month on and off. I know it's not an std. What could be going on?

Original infection: Not treated to complettion or reinfected. See your dr. If you have only tried over the counter remedies or probiotics. ...Read more

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Received oral 5 weeks ago. STD tests all negative 4weeks past exposure. Hsv 1 2.82h. Is it an old oral infection or could it b new? Never any symptoms

Received oral 5 weeks ago. STD tests all negative 4weeks past exposure. Hsv 1 2.82h. Is it an old oral infection or could it b new? Never any symptoms

Old infection: Given the high prevalence of HSV 1 in the general population in combination with the titer makes me suggest that this is an old infection ...Read more

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Do I have a yeast infection or STD? Got rid of all other symptoms but still have alot of disharge which is white in color with a slight green tinge.

Do I have a yeast infection or STD? Got rid of all other symptoms but still have alot of disharge which is white in color with a slight green tinge.

Needs testing: Yeast infections in women generally appear as white or yellowish thick clumpy vaginal discharge, often associated with redness and itching. Vaginal yeast infections are typically not green. ...Read more

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I am on an antibiotic for a uti for a week and I still have symptoms. The antibiotic I have is sensitive to the infection could this mean I have a std?

I am on an antibiotic for a uti for a week and I still have symptoms. The antibiotic I have is sensitive to the infection could this mean I have a std?

More detail? See MD: This depends partly on exactly what symptoms you are having, how your UTI was diagnosed, and what antibiotic you are taking. You don't give enough details: vaginal discharge? painful urination? odor? Pain anywhere? At risk for STD (new partner, partner with other partners)? Contact the doctor treating your UTI and follow his or her advice. Good luck. ...Read more

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Had sex 4days ago and now I have yeast infection. Is this a possible symptom of an std?

Had sex 4days ago and now I have yeast infection. Is this a possible symptom of an std?

Could be: Schedule a visit to get tested. Use an over the counter yeast medicine while waiting for an appointment. ...Read more

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Bladder infection symptoms and a large lump on clitoris. No infection is this an std?

Bladder infection symptoms and a large lump on clitoris. No infection is this an std?

See doctor: That's a tough one. Never heard of a lump on the clitorus unless you've even having a lot of sex, had some trauma and an incidental uti. The 2 phenomenon are not directly related unless the nerves are irritated on the clitorus and causing UTI sensation without an infection. ...Read more

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My partener and myself are presenting the same symptoms of scalloping tongue, should I be worried? This is a kind of transmited infection? I had a blood test with all negative regarding any std, its not painful, there is no change of colour.

My partener and myself are presenting the same symptoms of scalloping tongue, should I be worried? This is a kind of transmited infection? I had a blood test with all negative regarding any std, its not painful, there is no change of colour.

Scalloping tongue: Scalloping tongue also known as crenated tongue results from tongue pressing against the teeth. It is not a disease. Crenated tongue is usually asymptomatic and harmless. It may also be seen with bruxism (grinding of teeth). No connect to STDs or STIs. ...Read more

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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more