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Soonest you can tell you have a STD

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
I'd love to...: ...But what do you mean by 'this'?

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Symptoms, tests: Depending on which std it is, you may have discharge, pain, rashes, ulcers, etc. The only definitive way to diagnose it is by getting a culture or bl ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Yu
25 years experience Urology
The truth: You need to tell her the truth and exactly how your acquired it, because she will need to be treated as well. She deserves to know even if you are af ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It is descriptive.: It refers to diseases that are primarily transmitted through sexual contact. There may also be non- sexual modes of transmission (i.e. Infection of ba ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
You need to start: With a medical evaluation. Once the type of std is determined then a treatment plan can be devised. Would avoid direct sexual contact until the issue ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Many!: There are many, but here are the most common: Abnormal discharge from the penis, vagina, or rectum (if exposed); painful or uncomfortable urination; ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
They are the same!: Slightly different terms for the same thing. Sexually transmitted disease vs infection!
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Dr. David Kurss
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ask her : Oftentimes, as opposed to men, women may not have any std symptoms. If suspicious, she and you should have a thorough std screening panel done- inclu ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
CANNOT- SEE A GYN!!!: U may have symptoms like discharge, odor , burning, pain , but can be asymptomatic, if u think that is a possibilty see a gyn or a clinic as u need re ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Diagnosed by cultures herpes will call lesions or sores buty it should be confirmed by culture , other ones need a culture or blood work , so see your ... Read More
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