Coronavirus: A guide to intimacy during the covid19 outbreak
There had been worrying question about having sexual intercourse in this time of covid19 outbreak.
The dangers associated with intimacy in the time of coronavirus? Three experts has this to say.
Countries are on lock down and millions of people are forced to stay at home amid pandemic.
It’s astonishing many married and single people are wondering what coronavirus means for their sexual lives.
Putting this in mind, three experts were asked, five of the most pressing questions about intimacy during the pandemic.Also adding that there is more to just the image you see.
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Covid-19;is it sexually transmissible?
Responding, Dr Jessica Justman:
“We’re not seeing patterns that pinpoint sexual transmission. but through respiratory droplets, there’s a great possibility ”
Secondary mode of transmission is basically touching contaminated surfaces. She added
Dr Carlos Rodríguez-Díaz also responded
There is no reasonable proof that the Covid-19 can be transmitted via either vaginal or anal intercourse.
The doctor also noted that kissing is a very common during sexual intercourse, and the virus can be transmitted via saliva.
Therefore, transmission by kissing is sure.
However, covid19 can be transmitted by oral-fecal transmission thus signifies that analingus may represent a risk for infection.
IS IT SAFE TO HAVE SEX?
– If you or your partner is a Covid-19 case, IT’S ADVISED to stay far from each other as much as possible.
– Try to stay home as much as you can and really only interact with people for things that are important.
– stay far away from people. like about 6ft
– Try to make sex a challenge.
– Always try to Wash your hands regularly for about 20 seconds, with soap and water or alcohol-based hand rub.
– Always Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue or flexed elbow when you want to cough or sneeze
– Try to Avoid close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell
– Try to remain at home and self-isolate from others in the household if you feel unwell
Seek medical attention if you feel not too well and if your condition gets worst