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10 most common stds

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Not overall: Overall, there are 3 times the number of STDs found in the us in women than men. However, much of that could be because women are screened far more o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes, in some ways: Yes, overall, women have higher rates of stds. That may be partly because women are on the 'receiving end' of penetrating sexual contact and thus ret ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
My top 5: Syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, and hiv, in no particular order.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
STDs: Different STDs may present in differing fashions and there is not a common thread. Some may occur without overt symptoms.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Obviously, obtaining an std infection means one is engaging in risky sexual behavior with other at risk individuals. Therefore, there is a risk of ac ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
STDs: It depends. Some viral illnesses take a few months. Chlamydia or gonorrhea a few days and and others take a few weeks to be testable. Do you gave symp ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies by disease: Most people with and std are unaware and we find it during std testing. Symptoms may include warts, ulcers, yellow or white vaginal/penile discharge, ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
HPV: Hpv or human papilloma virus is the most common std. Likely second for women is chlamydia.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Many!: There are many, but here are the most common: Abnormal discharge from the penis, vagina, or rectum (if exposed); painful or uncomfortable urination; ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Very common: Up to 3/4 of women and many men are asymptommatic with chlamydia infections and many are also asymptommatic with gonorrhea. Most people are infected ... Read More
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