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Used Sex Toy
Is it possible for bacteria to get to the testicles if you ejaculate in a used sex toy without cleaning (only i used it). Can that damage lead to ED?
No: No and no. ED is not related to any sort of masterbatiom practices. Epididymo-orchitis is also not squired in this way ...Read more
I had gonnorrhea, and used sex toys without realizing I had gonnorrhea . After I got treated, I used my sex toy again, but put hand sanitizer all over because I didn't have soap, help me out. Will I get infected again ? Help
Get tested: Alwsys use soap and warm watter after each use of toys . Bacteria exposed to outside body most likely is dead and re infection is unlikely. But to be 100 % sure - test of cure is good idea anyway afzer about 4 weeks from previous treatment .Also make sure ypur all sexual contacts get tested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Clean and observe: This is one of the rare instances where I may actually recommend a douche to remove spores from the vaginal area. Then soak in tub or shower using a handheld showerhead to thoroughly rinse the area. Finally, close observation - if you start having significant irritation or discharge, see your doctor right away. If symptom free after a couple of days, you are likely in the clear. ...Read more
I used a sex toy to mastrubate with. Could my semen go backwards? It was a tight fit for my hard penis the first time, so i don't know if I am infertile.
Used anal sex toy with lube. 1 week had abdominal cramps, nausea feeling slight headache. Excessive sweating in bed. Do I need to see my GP?
You decide: I would not usually look to the sex toy as having created a problem. However, if you were aggressive in your mechanical manipulation of that toy it could have stirred up some lower bowel issues.( lots of germs around) If this is interfering with your life activities a visit would be reasonable. ...Read more
If two women used the same sex toy and one of them had vulvovaginitis , would the other one get it?
Leave it alone if...: At this moment, leave the offended area alone as long as having no unbearable discomfort or undue swelling so to let the natural restoring/healing power to work for you. And do not repeat what you did. For sexuality, peruse articles in Sexuality/ED/Impotence on https://ebettercare.com/category/sexuality-rectile-dysfunction-impotence/. More? Ask specific questions and I can help. ...Read more
I used a male sex toy from Amazon, and now I'm worried that it was used before I used it. If someone w/ STD used it before me, would I get it?
Can HIV survive long without a host? I have used a sex toys and i'm not sure whether it's clean. The toy was not used for a very long time, and i cleaned it before use. So, am i at risk of hiv?
Hi there. I have recently found out that I have a small inguinal hernia. Would that interfere if I used anal sex toys?
Bought sex toy used 4 hrs later at store they took it out to show it worked what if someone ejaculated on it bef i bought? Could that get me pregnant?
I was diagnosed with having chlamydia and i used my sex toys! could they still have chlamydia lining on them even though i cleaned them?
Hello! I bought a sex toy (Male) off of Amazon. I had a bit of an intrusive thought and am worried it might have been used and returned (I have litera?
Can return it to Ama: If you are tha concerned Amazon has a returns policy. Utilize it. ...Read more
I order a sex toy online ,yet to come,but am scared if the toy is already used by a person who have hiv?
Probably not at all: Drying kills syphilis bacteria (and probably all other STDs), and nobody has been reported to have caught syphilis through sex toys -- only by direct sexual exposure. Of course sex toys should be cleaned between use by different persons, but failure to do so probably still is low risk as long as enough time has passed for fluids on the device to have dried up. ...Read more
Below: sex toys (whether made of silicone or jelly) that are NOT water-proof should be cleaned very carefully, lest you accidentally ruin the battery compartment or motor. Many people find that they are most comfortable cleaning their vibrator with rubbing alcohol pads OR by spraying sex toy cleaner on the vibrator (away from the battery compartment or motor) then dabbing it with a wet towel. Online?? ...Read more