How do I have sex with my COVID-19 positive husband?
The obvious answer is …..YOU DON’T!
Having sex with your husband who tested positive for COVID-19 will put you at risk. Sexual intercourse obviously requires you to get intimate and close with your husband and so the whole 6-feet apart and social distancing doesn’t exactly work in this case. That’s why it is recommended NOT to have sex with your husband while suffering from coronavirus. We noticed that many wives have been asking about the matter on the Rahet Bally Facebook Group, so these are the recommendation we found online for you.
In case you decide to make love to your husband, here are a few safety options to consider:
Give him alternatives
According to Mayo Clinic, the best sexual release available during COVID-19 is masturbation or a hand job. It is the safest option as it does not put any other person at risk. Other recommended options are resorting to sexting or phone sex instead to avoid encounters with an actual person.
Wear a mask
However, if your husband’s mind is set in stone and more concerned about his sexual desires than your safety, then be sure to wear a mask. COVID-19 is transmitted through respiratory droplets which are released by coughing, sneezing, or even talking. Naturally, kissing will transmit the virus or just being close to an infected person could result in these droplets being inhaled.
Use a condom
While there is no evidence to back us that COVID-19 can be transmitted through an infected male’s semen, it has been shown that the semen shows traces of the virus. For that reason, it is best to use a condom if you actually decide to go through with intercourse.
Avoid face-to-face sexual positions
While many people tend to prefer facing each other during sex to see their partner and their reactions, it is recommended to resort to different sexual positions where you’re not facing your partner during COVID-19 to avoid contagion.
Practice good hygiene
Practicing good hygiene before and after sex (and in general) is essential even if your husband has not tested positive. However, with an infected COVID-19 case, it is essential to wash hands and face well before and after having sex. You should also clean your vagina well and be sure to get rid of any traces where your husband might have been in contact with you.
Sanitize areas where you have sex
Be sure to change the sheets or sanitize the areas where you’re having sex to avoid the virus from spreading. You can do this by spraying alcohol, using disinfectant with your washing, and spraying alcohol.
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Sources used in this article:
- Sex and coronavirus: Can you get COVID-19 from sexual activity?- MayoClinic
- Consensus on Recommendations for Safe Sexual Activity during the COVID-19 Coronavirus Pandemic – Department of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Psychosomatics, Dexeus University Hospital
- Sex During the Coronavirus Pandemic: What’s Safe, and What Experts Don’t Want You to Do – Health