|disease from my own sex toy
Aug 7, 2011
Hi Dr. I have read a few articles from the site and found them very insightful. So i dare to ask a question that I have been wondering all these while.
Can i get disease such as gonorrhea, syphilis, etc from using my own sex toys? i insert a dildo or butt plug through my anus, after i take it out, i saw blood on my sex toy. Is it possible that I can catch disease form my own sex toys? I do clean them up with a anti bacterial sex toy cleaner before and after use.
Thank you. -wyatt
| Response from Dr. Frascino
You're wondering if you can contract an STD from your own butt plug??? Wyatt, STDs are infections that can be transmitted from an infected person to an uninfected person via unsafe sex. So are you perhaps worried that your butt plug has been cheating on you behind your back (so to speak)??? If that is not the case and if you're convinced that Mr. Butt Plug has remained faithful and true, then your chance of contracting a STD, including HIV, from your backdoor-buddy is nonexistent.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.