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Can sti symptoms show up years later

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Mixed bag: Gc-make u run to doctor. As a female you can have concealed shyphilis, hpv, herpes, chlamydia, trichomonas. Hiv, hepatitis b , c ....Are late bloomers ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: There are some "silent" STI's, but in this case if you have had continued symptoms that can occur.
Dr. Linda Gromko
48 years experience Family Medicine
Yes!: I remember diagnosing a woman in her eighties with syphilis, and she hadn't been sexually active for years. STI tests are easy to get. Get tested if y ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
38 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
22 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: What std are we talking about? Herpes may not show up, but be present and manifest with 'big time" symptoms in the individual, but more likely in a pa ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
18 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on the std. Stds like chlamydia no, stds like herpes yes.
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
45 years experience General Surgery
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 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
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
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
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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