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STDs: The main test for stds is a culture of the fluid from the tip of the penis or vagina for chlamydia and gonorrhea. Other sexy transmitted diseases include hepatitis and HIV which are performed by separate the blood tests. For genital herpes it is more of a clinical diagnosis with the sickles or clear blisters that form and then a culture can be taken of that flew to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
Here are some ...: Any agents - bacteria or virus, can survive in mucosa or skin will make oropharingeal mucosa infected so HPV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and herpes can. However, if there are mucosal injuries, HIV, hepatitis virus (B & C), etc. can infect the persons who engaged in oral sex with the infected partners. ...Read more
Epidydimitis: This article address your question: http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/treatment/2010/epididymitis.Htm. The most likely suspects are the gonococcus and chlamydia, but as you read, some other bacteria can be the cause as well. Your doctor will work you up to identify the offending organism and prescribe an appropriate course of antibiotics to eradicate the infection. ...Read more
Absolutely!: If your partner agrees there are many clinics that can help with the testing of std's. ...Read more
Was wondering with std check if neg for all vaginal std check was wondering will it be the same for anal or do I need to a swab?
It depends.: If you did not have vaginal penetration, and only anal (or oral) penetration, then you could get an std that won't show up on a vaginal swab. In that case, get checked. It also depends on how much of each type occurred and for how long. If worried, check all orifices! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How accurate are the clamydia culture test, I got one and it came back negative, I got all the STD test and they came back negative, should I worry?
Accuracy depends: There are several different tests for chlamydia and culture is the most reliable as far as positives go since you can't grow what isn't there but it is not all that reliable if negative since sometime things that a there fail to grow.Think of your garden.However, cultures are seldom done any more. Testing is almost always based on DNA now and is very reliable. ...Read more
Yes: Presuming that you are correct in your above assumptions, it would be safe. ...Read more
Qualified Yes: If one has had previous sexual partners, it is difficult to say with 100% accuracy that one remains completely free from all stds as some are present without symptoms and some cannot be reliably tested for. In the absence of any stds, oral sex is otherwise a safe practice. ...Read more
What can cause recurrent BV? NEG for all other stds. Good hygiene. I do wear panty girdles, connected?
Bacterial vaginosis: ...is overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria. The cause(s) are unknown. STDs increase risk but most cases have no STD. Hygiene and underwear have nothing to do with it. BV is sexually transmitted between women but not heterosexually, but unprotected sex can trigger outbreaks, so condoms can help prevent it. Metronidozole (oral or vaginal) can help prevent it, or boric acid vaginal capsules. ...Read more