Conditions with symptom: 'contract'
I have only ever had one sexual partner, and we were both virgins. Can I still contract chlamydia?
yeah you can if the man has chlamydia .
How do you contract HS, is there any genetic link and can it be passed from a mother to her child?
HS is an autoimmune condition. In order to get it, you must first have the gene for autoimmunity. Then, you must have a leaky gut and environmental triggers in order for the disease to appear. Autoimmunity can be passed down from generation to generation, but if the other two factors are not present (gut & environment) the disease will not appear. If they are, then you're not guaranteed to get HS - you may, but you may also get something else. Autoimmunity is like that. I've written a 300 page book about HS and my 20 year struggle with it. I've been in remission for almost 5 years now and have helped hundreds of people heal themselves and go into remission. Check out The Hidden Plague by Tara Grant on Amazon.
hi,i had a C section 10 months ago.I have a bit of belly since then.i wonder can i use abdominal belts that use current to contract muscles.and also whether I can undergo Genie slimming/toning machine. thanks. beenish
Im 18 and have been having sex for over 2 years, but i have never orgasmed. Its really getting me down and feel like a failure of a woman. At first I used to think I was going to wee and would make my partner stop, but now i think i've got over that but shake so much and sort of contract into a ball if i carried on? Help pleaseeee. Have i programmed my head into making myself stop? :(
Hi I have what looks like another anus between my anus and scrotum (much nearer my anus). It will expand and contract in line with my anus (if that makes sense),it is about the same diameter as a finger tip but it causes no pain or discomfort at all and ive had it as long as i can remember. What is it? Should I worry about it?
Hi - I'm quite sure I've had a couple of the above in the past and apart from stinging slightly and the constant itching, it's never really been a problem. However I have recently noticed a small lump on the opening to my anus. When relaxed it doesn't show but when I go to the toilet and obviously contract then it becomes quite protrudent. It doesn't hurt or itch but worried that it could be some sort of haemorrhoid or anything cancer-related? Please help!
hi to the 23 yr old lady who had the 9 lb baby. i just answered to some one else bout having problems after childbirth and i also had what you got but i had to have 2 operations afterwards down there after giving birth which resulted in me been left to tight and i dont know if you been given "vaginal dilators" not brilliant but does help to stretch open slightly after continued use and ky jelly. slow process but worth it in the end love. hope this helped
I noticed a wart below my boyfriend's scrotum. We've been together and have been sexually active for over 2 years. We were both prior to to our relationship. Neither of us has been in a situation where we would contract genital warts from anyone. But we have been having sex with each other for a while. Is it possible this is genital warts or just a regular wart? He tells me he's had it since he was very young (he's 19) and he hasn't worried about it because he's always had it. Comments are appreciated.
can you contract HIV or AIDS if a significant amount of an infected persons blood gets on your arm if you haven't got any open wounds?I was in a nightclub and a staff member told me my arm was bleeding but when we washed it off there was no cut on my arm so i must have brushed off of someone who was bleeding heavily without noticing.i am worried as i also suck my tumb and am afraid we didnt wash my arm and hands well enough. is there a risk of me becoming infected if this person has HIV/AIDS?
No, there's no chance inless you had an open wound. Which u say you didn't so i wouldnt worrie..
I had an altercation with a drug addict 2 days ago. She scratched my arm, leaving a red welt and breaking the skin. She also spat in my face, though I'm pretty sure none of her saliva entered my mouth/ eyes/ nose and I have no open cuts on my face. Once she'd been arrested the police told me she was HIV positive. Naturally I'm a little concerned! How long does HIV take to present antibodies so I can get tested? Realistically, how much saliva would I have to ingest to contract the virus?
the encounter you describe is a no-risk situation. in order for the virus to be passed from one individual to another there needs to be a transmission route, quality of virus, and quantity of virus. assuming that the individual really is hiv+ve, the scenario you describe has no method of transmission, no quality of virus or quantity of virus. the virus is not transmitted in saliva, nor is an individual scratching you a risk situation. however, even though this situation is no risk, if you have ever had unprotected sex you should get a full sti screen including tests for hiv & syph.
My partner had recently told me he has HPV. He has known about the problem for years but only recently decided to tell me about it. It's been over 2years since he had any visable warts and so didn't think it was much to worry about. But we've been together a year and have had unprotected sex. Since he's told me I've been worried that although he's not had any visable warts that there is a chance I will contract the virus from him still. Should I be worried and should I get checked?
Hi Kate. Over 85% (probably ~100%?) of the population have been exposed to HPV - it's a super common virus. People rarely transmit the virus if they've haven't had any visible warts for at least 3 months, (this is what the NHS say) so you're probably safe. I highly recommend that you get the Gardasil vaccine. This is seen as the most effective vaccine as it protects against HPV types 6 and 11 which cause around 90% of genital wart cases and HPV types 16 and 18 which cause more than 70% of cervical cancers in the U.K. On a final note--many people carry HPV with no symptoms & not everyone will develop warts.
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