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Diagnosed and treated with jaundice due to stones in gall bladder. Is it safe to have intercourse? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 05-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hi dr. XXXXXXX
User:my wife is daignosed with 3 points of jaundice. which is caused due to stones in gallbalder.
User:this condition is cured now.
User:i wanted to know if it is safe to have an intercourse now?
User:or how liong should i wait before i could have it?
Doctor:There is no direct effects of sexual intercourse with jaundice.
Doctor:You can involve in sexual intercourse
Doctor:However your partner may have some amount of physical fatigue and tiredness
Doctor:in the presence of jaundice.
Doctor:Please do consider those factors.
Doctor:You can involve in sexual intercourse as and when your wife feels physically fit.
User:my wife reported of doctor advising her to restrict from indulging in sexual activities.
User:is there any chance of me acquiring any urinary track infection by doing it?
Doctor:There are a few factors here.
Doctor:1. Physical weakness
Doctor:2. Abdominal pain secondary to gall stones
Doctor:3. Presence of other infection.
Doctor:If your wife is feels physically fit and has no complaints of abdominal discomfort / pain
Doctor:there is no real reason to abstain from physical intercourse
Doctor:You would not get urinary tract infection due to jaundice in your partner.
User:the problem i see is the other infection. if the blood reports shows no sign of infection, then is it good to go with it?
Doctor:If her blood reports, hepatitis screening test are all normal, you can involve in sexual intercourse
User:thank u doc.
Doctor:but use protection during intercourse.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:The reason for protection is to avoid pregnancy
Doctor:and to avoid unwanted infection as her body resistance would be a bit low.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:followed... thank u .. no more questions
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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