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can a bacterial infection turn into a std

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Stds are bacterial infections, excluding herpes and hiv. I am not sure what you mean.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Many are: Many of the dozen or more diseases that can be transmitted through sexual contact are bacterial diseases.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
STD risk, avoid sex: Whatever kind of "bacterial infection" you have, it won't become something different, either an STD or otherwise. You may already have an STD. "Bacter ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
You can't: Go to a doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Parasites and Yeast: Bacteria are only part of the possible causes of infection there are also parasites and yeast or other fungus.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Antibiotics: ...If you are lucky, the stds you are referring to are susceptible to antibacterial treatment. Hepatitis / herpes / HIV are viral and never fully reso ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your gyn: Stds can be asymptomatic in the man, u need cultures if u are + then both of u needs to be treated.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sour tasting?: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal o ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes : Sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhea and chlamydia can be caused by bacteria. Others like hiv, hpv and herpes can be caused by a virus. Tricho ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Question unclear: You may develop secondary uti, prostatitis, or other secondary infection if you have some obstruction of the urethra from either gonorrhea or ngu. You ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, very often: Azithromycin is one of the most commonly prescribed antibiotics, especially for skin or respiratory infections like bronchitis or sinusitis. It is als ... Read More

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