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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
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?
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.
Hi there. I have recently found out that I have a small inguinal hernia. Would that interfere if I used anal sex toys?
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?
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?
I just used my battery operated sex toys in the bath..One is water safe..I don't remember the other..Should i continue to do this? Unsafe?
If you aren't sure: Dry land may be safer than at sea. ...Read more
I bought a sex toy called a fleshlight online,i am afraid if someone else with hiv had used it previously.Will it transmit hiv?
No: HIV is a fragile germ and dies easily outside its internal/blood environment. It could never survive for the length of time needed to travel through the outside/delivery time frame. If you take a steamer (cleaning tool) and use it on all exposed surfaces it can kill any other germs that might be present. ...Read more
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 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
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?
I had a vagianl hyterctomy on th 10 of this month what can me and my husband do to have an orgasim are what kind of sex toys can be used ?
External : Most likely your surgeon advised you not to insert anything inside the vagina until post up clearance. External stimulation should be fine. ...Read more
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