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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

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


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What are all the bumps that can show up our the vagina?

What are all the bumps that can show up our the vagina?

New normal, or: At your stage of development, it would be common to find some changes. It s a good opportunity to get a gyn checkup by the way and ensure that those bumps, and everything else is developing correctly. See your gyn dr, it will be reassuring, and it s the only way to get more diagnostic precision. ...Read more

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What are all the HIV medications? And cost of each?

What are all the HIV medications? And cost of each?

HIV Treatment : Unfortunately there are now 34 different medications and the costs will vary from state to state. This is a site to answer personal health concerns with specific symptoms. There is a great website on HIV meds called aidsmeds.Com. ...Read more

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Can chlamydia and HIV be contacted at the same time

Can chlamydia and HIV be contacted at the same time

Yes: Aquiring one sexually tramsitted disease is usually coupled with another std as well. This includes gonnorrhea and hiv, especially if the partner has risk factors for having these infections (e.g. Drug use, prostitution, many sexual partners, etc.). If any concern, testing for these is recommended. ...Read more

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Is it safe to have oral sex if both partners are free from all the STDs including hiv?

Is it safe to have oral sex if both partners are free from all the STDs including hiv?

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

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From the time of infectivity, do the herpes blisters always show up?

From the time of infectivity, do the herpes blisters always show up?

No: A percentage of people that contract herpes never have an outbreak. Or they may become infected, and experience their first outbreak months or years after exposure. ...Read more

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What are all the symptoms of Gonorreah in women ?

What are all the symptoms of Gonorreah in women ?

Initially: you may have no symptoms or a slight increase of discharge late gonorrhea might lead to PID or other pelvic infections... your male partner may have a painful drip.. seek an exam with your doc if you think you have been exposed ...Read more

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Is it possible to get the HPV vaccinations all at the same time?

Is it possible to get the HPV vaccinations all at the same time?

No: It would be nice but the immune system does not work this way. In ideal circumstance you will get the first dose followed by a 2nd dose 2 months later and the 3rd dose 4 months after that. If you miss a dose you start where you left off and do not have to start over. ...Read more

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If we are sure that the partner is free from all the STDs including hiv, then is it safe to have oral sex?

Oral Sex: Oral sex is a normal, common part of the human sexual experience. Many couples participate in this activity. If one is sure about stds then the doctor has nothing to add here. ...Read more

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Can red lumps at the back of the tongue be any kind of STI or std?

Must be seen: The most likely cause of the bumps on the back of your tongue is that they are normal taste buds. If you have fears of sti or std, the only prudent course is to get a physical exam to know for sure what your situation is. ...Read more

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What are signs of HPV the STD ?

What  are signs of HPV the STD ?

HPV: Many woman do not have not signs or symptoms with hpv. Hpv is a family of viruses, if you have the right one, you could have genital warts. ...Read more

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Can you infect your partner with HPV even when all the warts are gone?

Genital Warts: Both genital warts and herpes can be transmitted when there are no obvious symptoms of infection. Just because no warts or other sores are present does not mean that there is no risk of infection with hpv or herpes. ...Read more

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Why does the CDC have a patent on the ebola virus and all strains up to 70% of the variance?

Why does the CDC have a patent on the ebola virus and all strains up to 70% of the variance?

Patent law: Im not sure that is true but patents are determined by law. If ebola genome was studied and mapped by CDC and they applied for the patent first, they would own the patent. The same that applies to all genomic discoveries. The organization that spends the time and money to make the discovery, owns the patent. CDC is owned by the American People and their patents belong to the American People. ...Read more

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Do urine and semen come out of the same part of the penis?

Do urine and semen come out of the same part of the penis?

Yes: They originate from different areas and then these channels come together in the prostate to then exit out the same opening known as the urethra. ...Read more

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What could be the causes of itching in the genital areas of both partners after intercourse?

What could be the causes of itching in the genital areas of both partners after intercourse?

Many things: There are many reasons why both partners can have itchiness in genital area after sex: simple irritation, fungal/yeast infection, herpes infection, pubic lice, bacterial infection. You should see your gynecologist or primary care doctor for evaluation and possible treatment for any of the above options. ...Read more

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What are some of the STD that the CDC has to be notify for.

What are some of the STD that the CDC has to be notify for.

Infectious Diseases: I think there are now 59 reportable illnesses. That is way beyond this simple application. Can you be more specific? What are you experiencing? What are your symptoms? Specific concerns? ...Read more

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What are the effects of s.T.D.S, herpes, and aids?

What are the effects of s.T.D.S, herpes, and aids?

Multiple: Too numerous to discus here. Best is to search the cdc website. Most have neurologic side effects with opportunistic infections ultimately causing death after overwhelming the immune system. ...Read more

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What are STD statistics in the us?

What are STD statistics in the us?

A Good Resource: The centers for disease control (cdc) collects and publishes data on quite a few medical ailments, including stds. Try http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/ for a start. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more