According to the New York University Langone Medical Center, it is highly unlikely to contract trichomoniasis from sitting on a toilet seat. Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease that is transmitted by sexual contact between two people.Know More
Medicine Net explains that trichomoniasis is a parasite that thrives in warm and moist conditions. This parasite cannot live long outside of a host. Even if someone that has trichomoniasis sits on a toilet and leaves the parasite behind, it is extremely unlikely to live long enough to be a concern.
Trichomoniasis can be contracted by both men and women, although the symptoms of the disease may vary. Women typically have the more prevalent and frequent symptoms.Learn More
According to WebMD, because Trichomoniasis is usually asymptomatic in men, diagnosis is dependent on a lab exam of urethral fluid. Presence of the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis notes a positive diagnosis. When symptoms are present men can experience burning after ejaculation or urination, irritation inside the penis and a mild discharge.Full Answer >
The human papillomavirus is not spread through kissing. Many fear that kissing may cause a risk of infection because there is a strain of HPV that is associated with the mouth.Full Answer >
The Centers for Disease Control states that gonorrhea is contracted through vaginal, anal or oral sex with an infected person. A pregnant woman with gonorrhea may also pass the disease to her child during childbirth. According to WebMD, gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae, a bacterium that thrives in warm, moist mucus membranes, such as the cervix, uterus, mouth, throat and anus.Full Answer >
Men can get HPV, or human papillomavirus as it affects both men and women, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Men who are infected with the virus may never experience symptoms, but they may be at risk for developing cancers of their urinary and reproductive organs.Full Answer >