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Which STIs are most common?

Which STIs are most common?

Chlamydia, HPV, HSV: It varies from place to place and depending on risk factors. For example, the answers are different in, say, North America or Europe compared with sub-Saharan Africa, or between heterosexuals and men who have sex with men. But in general, the most common are chlamydia, human papillomavirus (HPV), and genital herpes. ...Read more

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What are 5 different common childhood diseases?

What are 5 different common childhood diseases?

Too broad.: Quite frankly, this question is too broad. Are you talking about infectios, cancers, allergies or what? You need to be much more specific. ...Read more

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Most common venereal diseases in men?

Most common venereal diseases in men?

HPV and Herpes: The most common stds in men are hpv and herpes, followed by chlamydia, urethritis, and gonorrhea. ...Read more

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How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

STD screening: Screening guidelines for stds recommend that sexually active men and women should be offered routine screening for hiv. Serologic testing for hepatitis b should also be done. Women with a history of unprotected sex/multiple partners should be screened yearly for gc and chlamydia. Men for chlamydia. The window period for detection of HIV antibodies is 6 wks-6 mos. After exposure. ...Read more

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Are STDs more common in women?

Are STDs more common in women?

Yes, in some ways: Yes, overall, women have higher rates of stds. That may be partly because women are on the 'receiving end' of penetrating sexual contact and thus retain more secretions placing them at more risk. It may also partly be due to women getting tested more often. Women see gyn's frequently. Men dont have such specialized visits and thus are tested less frequently. ...Read more

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Are STDs more common in men?

Are STDs more common in men?

Not overall: Overall, there are 3 times the number of stds found in the us in women than men. However, much of that could be because women are screened far more often than men because of gyn appts and testing. Others like syphilis are 6 times more likely in men than women. Just depends on the std discussed and the person. ...Read more

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What are the 5 most common symptoms of hiv/aids patient?

What are the 5 most common symptoms of hiv/aids patient?

HIV: That will depend on whether you are referring to acute HIV syndrome or to the situations occurring when your immune system has been profoundly suppressed. Rephrase the question and will try and respond appropriately. ...Read more

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How are common stis treated?

How are common stis treated?

DEPENDS: Treatment for each STI is different, some are treated by antibiotics and for others antiviral medications are prescribed . http://www.familyplanning.org.nz/advice/sexually-transmissible-infections/getting-tested-and-treatment ...Read more

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Are STDs for common with homosexuality?

Are STDs for common with homosexuality?

Common regardless: Sexually transmitted diseases are common in any individual who is not in a strictly monogomus relationship, has had more than one sexual partner, and has unprotected sexual contact regardless of sexual orientation. ...Read more

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What are the most common diseases associated with blood group o+?

What are the most common diseases associated with blood group o+?

False positive vWF: Interestingly, patients with blood group O have lower levels of von Willebrand Factors, and can occasionally be misdiagnosed with von Willebrand disease ( a bleeding disorder ) ...Read more

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Pelvic inflammatory disease---what is most common cause in sex workers?

Pelvic inflammatory disease---what is most common cause in sex workers?

Likely Chlamydia.: The usual std's can cause pelvic pain by rash, itching, etc., but the biggest cause of pid or pelvic inflammatory disease is chlamydia trachomatis, which is also sexually transmitted. This can cause lower abdominal, and pelvic pain, and a mucopurulent (pus-like) vaginal discharge. This is a very destructive disease which can require 14 days of antibiotics, like Doxycycline and clindamycin. ...Read more

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What are the three most common sexually transmitted diseases on campuses?

What are the three most common sexually transmitted diseases on campuses?

Interesting ?: Chlamydia, herpes and gonorrhea are among the most common, but difficult to know the true frequency of HIV disease because of the often delayed recognition. Syphilis is less common. Trichomonas may also be in the top 5. ...Read more

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Are there common signs of STDs for males?

Are there common signs of STDs for males?

STDs: Different STDs may present in differing fashions and there is not a common thread. Some may occur without overt symptoms. ...Read more

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Although this is not common at all, what are the most common fungal causes of epidymitis?

Although this is not common at all, what are the most common fungal causes of epidymitis?

Not clear: I have seen multiple cases of epidydimitis. I have never seen a case of fungal epidydimitis and feel this is only in someone that might be immunocompromised. If you feel this is something you have then you need to see a urologist. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the 5 most common analgesics that are not narcotics?

What are the 5 most common analgesics that are not narcotics?

Non-steroidal analge: Ibuprofen, naproxen, are non steroidal anti inflammatory analgesics aspirin acetaminophen gabapentin, lyrica some steroid agents and many anti seizure and anti- depressant medications. ...Read more

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For bacterial orchitis(not mumps or std) what are the most common symptoms people experience? How common is fever in this case?

For bacterial orchitis(not mumps or std) what are the most common symptoms people experience? How common is fever in this case?

Mostly get fe,you m: IN bacterial orchitis , you will get swollen enlarged testis and painful . It is tender to touch, skin over it may be tight and warm .One gets fever also, depending on severity of bacterial infection .and should be treated with antibiotics as soon as possible . ...Read more

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Are stomach ulcers common in teenagers ? And what are most common symptoms ?

Are stomach ulcers common in teenagers ? And what are most common symptoms ?

Ulcers: Stomach ulcers are not so common in teenagers. More likely is GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) which is a hyperacidity in the stomach which leads to a burning pain and belching which may feel like an ulcer.... ...Read more