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If i had sex and caught gonareah or chlamydia could this be

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If i had sex and caught gonareah or chlamydia could this be passed to my child by touching his dummy if I didn't wash my hands after sex?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 2 years ago.
Dear customer,

What age is your child? Which body part are you referring when you say dummy?

Thanks.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

8 months old and not a body part it's his passifier/dummy

Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 2 years ago.
Dear customer,

These infections are transmitted by sexual contact and during childbirth and not by a pacifier. Hence you would not pass it to your child by touching his dummy even if you didn't wash your hands after sex.

Take care.