Great question. Yes, you can masturbate alone after a shot of penicillin or during treatment for syphilis. Just wash your hands before and after, as usual. Have fun!
Can I get syphilis or HIV from a hand job from a parlour? She was fully clothed and didn’t touch herself. Should I get tested for STDs?
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are not commonly passed through hand jobs (having someone masturbate your penis with their hands) and fingering (having someone masturbate your vulva with their hands.) … Read Full Answer
After syphilis treatment can I donate blood to anyone?
Although syphilis is primarily transmitted through person-to-person sexual contact, it may be transmitted by the transfusion of blood and … Read Full Answer
Can I get a Negative result after I treat my syphilis?
In Manitoba, syphilis is usually diagnosed with a blood test for a specific antibody. This antibody is made by the body as a response to a syphilis infection. Once a person has been infected with … Read Full Answer
I got treated for syphilis and the nurse told me to come back in 3 months to get re-tested. Why do I need to wait so long to get re-tested, if they said the syphilis should be gone in 7-10 days?
You’re right, a syphilis infection generally takes 7-10 days to clear after treatment is finished, … Read Full Answer
I have never been tested for sexually transmitted infections. What do I need to know?
We’re glad you asked. We recently created a short video to answer this exact question! We recommend routine sexual health testing for everyone who is sexually active or uses injection … Read Full Answer
If I'm on syphilis treatment and I touch my sore by mistake can I reinfect myself while being on medication...and is it safe to masturbate while on treatment for syphilis?
There’s not a lot of literature on this specific question, but if you’ve had syphilis medication recently, masturbation (sexually pleasuring yourself) does not pose any re-infection risk … Read Full Answer
Some BC authorities and others say 6 weeks is good for syphilis testing. Does Manitoba use the same tests?
This is a great question, because STI testing methods can vary province to province and are determined by provincial health authorities. Here in Manitoba there are a couple testing methods … Read Full Answer
I got treated for syphilis but my boyfriend doesn't want to go to the doctor. What should I do?
Glad to hear that you are managing your sexual health through testing and treatment. Getting treated for syphilis once does not make you immune to re-infection … Read Full Answer
What are the natural remedies for syphilis?
Syphilis is a contagious infection primarily contracted through sexual activity (vaginal, oral or anal). If left untreated syphilis can lead to serious complications … Read Full Answer
I heard that syphilis cannot be cured, is that true?
Syphilis is largely sexually transmitted, and once acquired, it manifests in three different stages. Recognizing it sooner helps in early treatment and preventing the infection from moving to the next stage … Read Full Answer
Are there any infections that can pass from a nipple to a baby in breastfeeding?
Some sexually transmitted infections or medications to treat them can affect breastfeeding. There are benefits to talking to your doctor or nurse about STIs, STI medications you are taking and … Read Full Answer
I was at a party and got really drunk with this girl. We didn't have sex, but what infections could I get from touching her breasts and her butt hole with my bare hands?
There are 2 considerations here: sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and the potential impact of alcohol on a sexual encounter. Our intact skin is a great defense against most STIs. Touching … Read Full Answer
What does a herpes sore look like and what does a syphilis sore look like?
Before I tell you a little about what these sores look like, let me encourage you that if you have a suspicious lesion (sore) on your genitals, bum or mouth, get STI testing. The health care practitioner will swab it … Read Full Answer
An STI test is a pee test right?
There are a few different types of tests that health care providers use to test for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). A pee test may be able to detect chlamydia or gonorrhea, but urine alone won’t give a complete picture of someone’s sexual health status. It’s recommended … Read Full Answer
A nurse told me that I need to get treated for syphilis. What can I expect?
Syphilis treatment from a health care provider is one needle of antibiotic in each bum cheek during the same visit. Some people say it hurts, others report it’s not that bad. The best strategy to minimize pain is to relax … Read Full Answer
Do I have to stop having sex if I have an STD?
The great news is that no, you don’t necessarily have to stop having sex if you find out you have an STI. Medication is available to cure most STIs, and even the one’s without a cure have medications or management strategies so that sex is still an option. … Read Full Answer
Someone said that I can get syphilis from injecting with used equipment. Is this true?
Syphilis, is mostly transmitted through condomless vaginal, anal or oral sex, mother-to-child during pregnancy and also skin-to-skin when one comes in contact with a syphilis sore/lesion … Read Full Answer