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Doctor insights on: Using Expired Ky Jelly Causes Discharge

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Does expired ky jelly inhibit conception?

Does expired ky jelly inhibit conception?

KY "the glue"..: KY, the "glue that stops pregnancy" has a nice marketing ring to it, but unfortunately does not work as a contraceptive to "entangle" the free swimming sperm. ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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Is there anything in KY jelly that can cause dizziness?

Is there anything in KY jelly that can cause dizziness?

Not at all: Ky jelly is a lubricant and does not get absorped and does not cause dizziness if used as it is supposed to just for lubrication. ...Read more

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Can KY jelly lubricant cause allergic reaction?

Can KY jelly lubricant cause allergic reaction?

Possible: Any topical agent that one use has the potential to cause either an irritant or allergic contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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Burning sensation, itch, soreness started 2 hours after pap smear done 2 days ago. No allergy to KY jelly used. No infection prior. Cause?

Burning sensation, itch, soreness started 2 hours after pap smear done 2 days ago. No allergy to KY jelly used. No infection prior. Cause?

Go see your doctor: You need to go and see your doctor. It could represent a yeast infection, it could represent an allergic reaction to the lubricant, or the gloves of the examiner. Your doctor needs to examine the area as well as get more information from you to determine what is wrong. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Does spermicide foam not work if the guy is using KY jelly?

Does spermicide foam not work if the guy is using KY jelly?

If you have to ask..: Spermicides are notoriously ineffective in preventing pregnancy - whether lubrication is used or not. If you are asking I presume you know this already.. ...Read more

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How to use KY jelly?

How to use KY jelly?

Doctors and Sex: I am sorry to report that one does not go to the physician to learn how to have sex. There are very strong ethical boundaries here that protect you and us both in this situation. Medicine has no opinion on when you have sex, how you have sex, or with whom you have sex. I often direct my patients to guidebooks on sex for questions like this. ...Read more

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What is alternative option of KY jelly?

KY: As a lubricant, coconut oil, olive oil, petroleum products like vaseline. ...Read more

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What ingredient in KY jelly are people allergic to?

What ingredient in KY jelly are people allergic to?

? not the K Y itself: Kind of rare, the k y itself is biologically inert, I am talking about the regular general use brand, if it is used with latex condoms the itch could probably be secondary to latex allergy, which develops overtime. ...Read more

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What is a 'personal lubricant'? I've seen it on bottles of KY jelly.

What is a 'personal lubricant'? I've seen it on bottles of KY jelly.

Sexual aid: Some people enjoy applying this product to the penis or vagina prior to intercourse or masturbation. It makes things more slippery and can increase pleasure for some. It is not required and up to your personal preference. ...Read more

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I heard using KY jelly reduces your chances of getting pregnant, is this true?

I heard using KY jelly reduces your chances of getting pregnant, is this true?

It can: There was a study looking at the effects of KY jelly (and other lubricants) on sperm about 20 years ago that showed it can kill sperm and decrease sperm motility. Therefore theoretically it can decrease your fertility. However I would never use KY jelly as a birth control method as it does not kill all the sperm! ...Read more

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Is KY jelly edible?

Is KY jelly edible?

KY jelly: “ What should I avoid while taking K-Y Jelly (topical emollients)?
Avoid getting topical emollients in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If this does happen, rinse with water.”
(http://www. Drugs. Com/mtm/k-y-jelly. Html) ...Read more

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Is there any substitute for KY jelly?

Is there any substitute for KY jelly?

Depends on goal: If you are seeking a lubricant for sexual activity, k-y is fine but there are many others in pharmacies, on line and in sexual accessory stores which can do this job better. K-y is used for lubrication elsewhere and again there are substitutes. ...Read more

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Could you ever have an allergy to KY jelly?

Could you ever have an allergy to KY jelly?

KY jelly: It is more likely that you can get irritation from the jell but not allergy to it although it is not impossible. ...Read more

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How much time will a rash from KY jelly last?

How much time will a rash from KY jelly last?

Rash: Usually no more than a few hours. If longer than that it may not be due to ky jelly ...Read more

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Can a male have a allergic reaction to KY jelly?

Can a male have a allergic reaction to KY jelly?

Possibly: Methylparaben is a preservative in KY jelly that in some individuals can lead to allergic contact dermatitis. The rash can be very itchy and occasionally small blisters can form. There is a patch test for methylparabens to find out. ...Read more

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Could you ever have an allergic reaction to KY jelly?

K-Y allergy: If you can be more specific of what your symptoms are, it would be easier to see if it is really an allergic reaction. In general, you can develop allergies or an allergic reaction to a variety of substances that are otherwise harmless. Most of the time, it is more likely that you get local irritations to k-y jell because of its various chemical components. ...Read more

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Can you use KY jelly if your on the pill?

Can you use KY jelly if your on the pill?

Use of KY Jelly: Will not impact effectiveness of oral contraceptives. ...Read more

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Allergic dizzy reactions to KY jelly, what's wrong?

Allergic dizzy reactions to KY jelly, what's wrong?

Unlikely: KY jelly can dry out and has a few ingredients that can cause irritation or even allergic contact dermatitis. However, it is unlikely to cause reactions that affect the whole body, such as dizziness. ...Read more

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I am currently trying for a baby. Is KY jelly ok to use or does it stop the sperm? Can u recommend any or lube that is better

I am currently trying for a baby. Is KY jelly ok to use or does it stop the sperm? Can u recommend any or lube that is better

Getting pregnant: Ky jelly can inhibit sperm motility and movement, as can other popular sexual lubricants like astroglide and vaseline. This effect is not significant enough to imply that these lubricants would be effective birth control agents, but every factor is important if you have fertility concerns. Vegatable oil or peanut oil does not seem to impair sperm movement, and can be used as a lubricant. ...Read more

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Age 36. No std. Painful intercourse mainly upon penetration. And pain closer to the opening (not deep or cervical). What could this be? We are also using KY Jelly for lubrication.

Age 36. No std. Painful intercourse mainly upon penetration. And pain closer to the opening (not deep or cervical). What could this be? We are also using KY Jelly for lubrication.

There are: A number of reasons for "DYSPAREUNIA" (painful intercourse) They are all TREATABLE. YOUR situation sounds a lot like partial hymenal tearing! See your GYN and I hope this helps!

Dr Z ...Read more

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How long could genital herpes live in a drop of KY jelly outside of the body?

How long could genital herpes live in a drop of KY jelly outside of the body?

Not long: Herpes is a virus and resides from one warm moist place to another warm moist host. It would last as long as you would at the North pole without clothing. ...Read more

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Best way of keeping nostril from drying/cracking? I’ve heard Vaseline, KY Jelly, and saline sprays. Which is most effective?

Best way of keeping nostril from drying/cracking? I’ve heard Vaseline, KY Jelly, and saline sprays. Which is most effective?

Below: Each one is effective.
It comes down to personal preference.

I would suggest putting KY jelly at the end of the list.
Vaseline would be my first suggestion. ...Read more

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I used ky jelly while masturbating the other day and now the inside of my penis burns and I feel like I have to pee even when I don't. Will this go aw?

I used ky jelly while masturbating the other day and now the inside of my penis burns and I feel like I have to pee even when I don't. Will this go aw?

Your symptoms are: More consistent with an STD than with anything to do with the KY jelly or masturbation. You need to make an appointment with a health care provider for evaluation and culture testing. ...Read more

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If had nosebleed, used afrin (oxymetazoline) spray, how soon should one start KY jelly to moisten nose?

If had nosebleed, used afrin (oxymetazoline) spray, how soon should one start KY jelly to moisten nose?

KY or saline gel: After the bleeding stops use KY or saline gel multiple times throughout the day. Saline solution may soften the crusting. Use Afrin (oxymetazoline) for 3 days after the cessation of bleeding to constrict intranasal blood vessels (if not contraindicated). ...Read more

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I get a burning sensation in my vagina when I insert 2 fingers. No burning with one finger. I am a virgin and use water-based ky jelly. Is this normal?

I get a burning sensation in my vagina when I insert 2 fingers. No burning with one finger. I am a virgin and use water-based ky jelly. Is this normal?

Stretching of hymen: As a virgin, your hymen is intact and 2 fingers may stretch the hymen causing microtears that can be painful. It may be the cause behind your pain that is worsened with larger size. ...Read more

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Is k-y jelly beneficial for old people?

Is k-y jelly beneficial for old people?

Frequently: It is common for some decrease in vaginal secretions in the elderly which can cause discomfort during intercourse. Ky is one means to do this also you might try lubricants from sex stores which are formulated for this and are a longer lasting alternative. If there is persistent pain, then see your gynecologist to rule out other causes. ...Read more

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Is k-y jelly safe?

Ky Jelly: For the most part yes. “ What should I avoid while taking K-Y Jelly (topical emollients)?
Avoid getting topical emollients in your eyes, nose, or mouth. If this does happen, rinse with water.”
(http://www. Drugs. Com/mtm/k-y-jelly. Html) ...Read more

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Does applying olive oil or K Y jelly on penis before sex will lead to decrease the sperm count?

Does applying olive oil or K Y jelly on penis before sex will lead to decrease the sperm count?

Probably not: Applying oil to the penis theoretically should not cause a problem. Another suggestions would be coconut oil. ...Read more

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Thick jelly fish looking discharge all month long. What could be the cause?

Thick jelly fish looking discharge all month long. What could be the cause?

More info needed: There are too many causes of vaginal discharge to even make a guess: hormonal issues (e.g. contraception side effects), pregnancy, tumors (rare at your age), and various infections, including STDs-- of course depending on your or partner's risk for STD. All new or unexplained vaginal discharge needs professional evaluation, so see your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more