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Do urologists treat stds

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
I would assume nothing. The time it takes for a report depends on the location, whether the test is done on site or mailed/couriered to a reference la... Read More
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 35 years experience
It involves the lab to pickup the specimen ,examine it and then report it all of which takes time. 4 days are not unreasonable. Just because it seems ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
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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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Treat vs cure: All are treatable with variable success. Some (chlamydia) can be cured outright but may return if re-exposed. Some (herpes, HPV, HIV) are treatable b... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 37 years experience
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
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Treatable STD causing bacteria do not live on coffee cups. Please check cdc.gov to clarify. In case having any symptoms see your doc before trying to ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Urology 52 years experience
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
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred McCurdy
Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis 46 years experience
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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 31 years experience
Good new if your urologist says it is nothing important! You can usually treat small tears with just topical antibiotic ointment for a few days and g... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 55 years experience
Penile "bumps": The "bumps" described may be HPV (human papilloma virus) and if so , can be contagious. Suggest a tissue biopsy to be certain.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herb Coussons
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
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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