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If I am taking penicillin for a tooth infection, is intercourse with my boyfriend a risk if he is allergic?

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Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Probably not

There isn't a lot of transmission of fluids from women to men during intercourse; this is more likely to be a problem for a penicillin-allergic woman whose male partner is taking penicillin.

In brief: Probably not

There isn't a lot of transmission of fluids from women to men during intercourse; this is more likely to be a problem for a penicillin-allergic woman whose male partner is taking penicillin.
Dr. Gary Steven
Dr. Gary Steven
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Your boyfriend will have to ingest the penicillin himself.
It is very unlikely for the penicillin to spread through body fluids to your partner.

In brief: No

Your boyfriend will have to ingest the penicillin himself.
It is very unlikely for the penicillin to spread through body fluids to your partner.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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