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Is ic a sexually transmitted disease/infection (std/sti)? 

Is ic a sexually transmitted disease/infection (std/sti)? 

No: Interstitial cystitis is an inflammatory condition wherein the bladder is deficient in a 'slime layer' that protects the lining from irritating substances in the urine. Almost like a 'diaper rash' on the inside. It can be managed and treated with dietary changes, oral medications and sometimes infusions of medicine into the bladder. ...Read more

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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 sexually transmitted diseases (std) can affect gay men?

What sexually transmitted diseases (std) can affect gay men?

ALL of them: There are no "freebies" in terms of stds--if you have unprotected intercourse, you are at risk for contracting the entire spectrum of sexually transmitted diseases. Use condoms for protection. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of sexually-transmitted disease?

What are the most common symptoms of sexually-transmitted disease?

Varies with STD's: Pelvic pain, pain with voiding, increased temperature, and / or vaginal discharge are common with some std's. Painful sores and warts are associated with other std's. Some std's can affect the liver and the immune system with symptoms related to those organs. ...Read more

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Never used protection, and so I am afraid I might have a sexually transmitted disease what to do?

Never used protection, and so I am afraid I might have a sexually transmitted disease what to do?

Time for a visit: It would be reasonable to set up a visit with your doc or OBGYN and share your concerns with them. There are in excess of 2 dozen infections that can be transmitted sexually, some common and some rare. The only way to know is to have a good evaluation done with proper testing. ...Read more

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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I got a sexually transmitted disease?

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I got a sexually transmitted disease?

Testing: You did not list symptoms or exposure history. Even if you did, you need a local evaluation to confirm or exclude this collection of diagnoses. Only with a review of exposure history, exam and testing can this be answered with confidence. ...Read more

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Can you get a sexually transmitted disease even if you practice monogamy?

Can you get a sexually transmitted disease even if you practice monogamy?

Not uisually: But that means that your partner is also monogamous (something that is hard to guarantee - no pun intended), and that they did not bring an std into the relationship from prior activities. ...Read more

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Is there a sexually transmitted disease that man carry, and only women show signs of?

STD: Your question is rather unclear. What symptoms do you have and what disease do you suspect. There may be circumstances in which men may not display overt symptoms of some illnesses, but need to know what you are worried about. Rephrase question. ...Read more

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What are the odds of transmitting an sexually transmitted disease if there is not an outbreak occuring and proper protection is used?

Depends what STD: You are talking about, but many stds can have no symptoms , using protection makes you less likely but that is no gurantee. ...Read more

Fissure (Definition)

Grooves or clefts in various anatomical structures such as the brain (transverse fissure between cerebrum & cerebellum), the skull (sphenoidal fissure), the liver (for the ligamentum teres), the lung (oblique fissure), the spinal cord (ventral median fissure), or other structures such as the palpebral fissure between upper & lower eyelids. Can also be a tear in a structure ...Read more


Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more