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Toys (Definition)

Toys is a topic that includes recommendations for choices of toys, and for avoiding choking or injuries when playing with toys. A toy is any object created for a person to play ...Read more


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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

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 more

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I accidentally used a sex toy with mold on it what should I do?

I accidentally used a sex toy with mold on it what should I do?

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

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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?

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?

Safe sex: Very important to use condoms every time to avoid sti. Chlamydia does not survive in your toys, but clean them with bleach to be sure. ...Read more

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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?

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

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If two women used the same sex toy and one of them had vulvovaginitis, would the other one get it?

If two women used the same sex toy and one of them had vulvovaginitis, would the other one get it?

It's possible.: It is possible to spread virus particles, bacteria, or yeast by sharing sex toys. For that matter, any exchange of bodily fluids can result in transmission of an std. ...Read more

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Used Ball extender sex toy and climaxed. Took off - right testicule feels off now?

Used Ball extender sex toy and climaxed. Took off - right testicule feels off now?

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

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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?

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?

Un hygienic unlikely: Most of the time STD bugs do not survive out side body fluids, dry surfaces, but some virus like hepatitis, papilloma may. See your doctor ...Read more

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Can well-cleaned sex toys used only vaginally cause yeast or bladder infections?

Can well-cleaned sex toys used only vaginally cause yeast or bladder infections?

They should not: The key to your question is "well cleaned." if they are indeed sterilized after each use and well cleaned, then an infection should not occur. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Unlikely an issue: Four hours of drying would immobilize/kill and tiny sperm you would not be able to see. Be cautious of any such purchase & think ahead to cleanse such items to your satisfaction before use. ...Read more

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21 age male and only using sex toys. Is it dangerous for health? No one uses my used toys..

21 age male and only using sex toys. Is it dangerous for health? No one uses my used toys..

I don't think so. ..: Only a couple of issues I can think of: one is hygiene. ... making sure the toys are cleaned/washed well after use so no issues the next time. And possibly psychological: using any type of substitute for the real thing (interactive sex with another human!) can contribute to psychological barriers or unexpected feelings. If you can do it without impacting "the real thing", it is not dangerous. ...Read more

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Why buy sex toys online?

Why buy sex toys online?

Privacy variety cost: Some people are embarrassed about their need or desire to use a sex toy. Buying it online avoids the need for a face to face purchase through a conventional store. Buying anything online tends to offer you a wider variety of choices and frequently a better price, but perhaps less convenient service. If your toy is defective, you will probably have to mail it back to the vendor which takes time. ...Read more

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Why do some people enjoy sex toys?

Everyone's different: Everyone is different. Some enjoy sex toys while others don't. Some like various positions while others like just one. Once weekly is enough for some but once daily isn't enough for others. The point is that everyone is different. The difficulty is in finding a "perfect" match w/your partner. If that's not possible, know that your partner shouldn't make you feel guilty for being different. ...Read more

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Sex with toys. Is there any risk?

Depends: Some toys are less likely to be a problem than others. Remember that they are contaminated by human bodily secretions/fluids and may attract germs. A toy that is tolerant of steaming for sanitation and or soapy water wash would be better than one that cannot be effectively cleaned. ...Read more

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Are there any male sex toys that can cause injury?

Are there any male sex toys that can cause injury?

All: All sex toys, male and female, if not used properly can cause injury ...Read more

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Has anyone bought sex toys online and been spammed after the purchase?

Has anyone bought sex toys online and been spammed after the purchase?

HealthTap: HeatlhTap Basic purpose is to provide medical info. Not sure if this question really falls under that scope. ...Read more

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I order a sex toy online, yet to come, but am scared if the toy is already used by a person who have hiv?

I order a sex toy online, yet to come, but am scared if the toy is already used by a person who have hiv?

Not realistic: The HIV germ does not survive out in the elements as it would have to if it would follow your fear. Hep B maybe, but HIV no. Be aware of your source and do whatever it takes to sanitize any toy you use. ...Read more

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How to figure out why I can't orgasm via sex toys?

How to figure out why I can't orgasm via sex toys?

Real thing?: Maybe your age (50). Maybe lack of erotic stimuli from real sex, not toys! Hormonal issues are a major factor! ...Read more

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How long does syphilis live on an object (like a sex toy)?

How long does syphilis live on an object (like a sex toy)?

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

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Can someone be re-infected if using a sex toy again and didn't clean it?

Most likely: You would not get chlamydia since it cannot survive outside the body, but as you know u could get another type of bacteria, I highly rec that u always clean your sex toy after use that is something that at your age you should never forget to do. ...Read more

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How to clean a sex toy without water, also buying sex toy online is safe and healthy?

How to clean a sex toy without water, also buying sex toy online is safe and healthy?

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

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I have taken out a sex toy too quickly, now I have a slight bleeding. What are the remedies for that?

I have taken out a sex toy too quickly, now I have a slight bleeding. What are the remedies for that?

Possible small tear: One possible answer is a small tear which would cause the bleeding.

Best way is to let it hear naturally, which means no further trauma for the net 2 weeks.
This includes intercourse and toys. ...Read more

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I like using sex toys - is my libido too high?

Toys: Many people use these things, not medical issue. ...Read more

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