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Can sti symptoms show up years later

A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Which one ? I know of at least a dozen diseases that can be transmitted through sex. Some may never trigger symptoms in a male during the period when ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
This depends on the STD. Some HPV strains may never show symptoms in a male or female until she develops cervical cancer decades later & dies. For... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Most STD's have symptoms (pain, discharge, etc.) with the exception of syphilis , which starts with an easily detected visual lesion, but is usually w... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Yes: There are some "silent" STI's, but in this case if you have had continued symptoms that can occur.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
Pediatrics 39 years experience
Most without symptom: Most people do not have symptoms when infected with sexually transmitted infections (STI). Important to be tested for STIs if you are sexually active... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Yes: Yes, many infections can do this. Hpv, or the virus that causes genital warts and ultimately cancers of the cervix, vagina, vulva, and anus can be as... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Asymptomatic STDs: Some STDs last for several years, others do not. Herpes lasts for life; HPV for a few months to years; gonorrhea and chlamydia typically are clecared ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
Yes.: Chlamydia can be asymptomatic for many years in women and result in scarring of Fallopian tubes. This can cause infertility or ectopic pregnancy. Ch... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
Your symptoms are not related to the oral contraceptive pill and they are for sure abnormal. You should be examined by a GYN doctor.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
See below.: Not sure i understand the question. But. Most std's are readily apparent within a few days after unprotected intercourse. Hiv may not give symptoms... Read More
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