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do urologists treat stds

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
They can, but...: ...You need to be treated for the std long before you get a referral and an appointment with a urologist. As a result, most stds are treated by prima ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Stds are all treatable...For now. However, we're now at the point where there's only one antibiotic left that still treats gonorrhea, with nothing el ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes, but...: You can, but it's not necessary. Stds can be treated by primary care doctors, emergency room doctors, infectious disease doctors, and doctors who work ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Proabably yes...: Remember: despite medical advance, all medical care today is still based on indirect evidence resulting from continual collection and analysis of avai ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
44 years experience Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Any doctor can: Any doctor can diagnose stds. The cdc has excellent information on stds at: http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/gonorrhea/stdfact-gonorrhea.Htm and added links fr ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Penile "bumps": The "bumps" described may be HPV (human papilloma virus) and if so , can be contagious. Suggest a tissue biopsy to be certain.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Virus versus disease: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a virus. The advanced form of HIV infection is acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). The term AIDS isn't u ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yes.: Yes. For more serious, HIV hepb, hepc, see an id specialist.
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herb Coussons
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: STDs such as chlamydia and gonorrhea are tested with a cervical swab. HIV, hepatitis and syphilis are tested with a blood draw
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