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Are carbuncles or furuncles sexually transmitted?

Are carbuncles or furuncles sexually transmitted?

No: But it can be transmit from skin to skin through close contact(really close) and rubbing. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Carbuncle (Definition)

Carbuncle is a nodular skin infection which in layman's terms is often referred to as a "boil". Since it is a more nodular, deep type of skin infection, incision and drainage and/or oral antibiotics are often ...Read more


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Are carbuncles and boils sexually transmitted ?

Are carbuncles and boils sexually transmitted ?

No,just contact: Sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis, gonorrhea/chlamydia, require intimate genital or oral contact between an infected person and a non-infected person. In contrast, transmitting the bacteria that causes carbuncles and boils no not rely on direct genital contact.- merely by touching the boil or its purulent drainage, can transmit the bacteria that causes the infection. ...Read more

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Are boils sexually transmitted?

Are boils sexually transmitted?

Abscess Contact: Direct contact may spread some types of skin infections. An abscess is a tender mass generally surrounded by a colored area from pink to deep red. Abscesses are often easy to feel by touching. The middle of an abscess is full of pus and debris. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/abscess#1 ...Read more

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Is displasia sexually transmitted?

Is displasia sexually transmitted?

HPV is an STD: Cervical dysplasia (abnormal 'pre-cancer' cells of cervix) are usually caused by hpv (human papilloma virus) which is sexually transmitted. Gardisil (hpv vaccine) was developed to prevent transmission of hpv and thus prevent dysplasia and cervical cancer. A series of 3 gardisil injections is recommended to be fully immunized against hpv. Vaccine is for age 9yo--26 yo , now available for males. ...Read more

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Is e.Coli a sexually transmitted disease?

Is e.Coli a sexually transmitted disease?

No: But some women are prone to bladder infections caused by e.Coli associated with intercourse. ...Read more

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How do sexually transmitted diseases begin?

How do sexually transmitted diseases begin?

Exposed to infection: They begin after having sexual activity with someone already infected. ...Read more

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Could blood parasites be sexually transmitted?

Could blood parasites be sexually transmitted?

Why do you ask?: I hope that your question does not reflect someone's having been diagnosed by a scam called "Live Cell Analysis". The real blood parasites -- malaria, babesisa, wucheria, schistosomes -- aren't transmitted sexually. ...Read more

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What are some common sexually transmitted diseases?

What are some common sexually transmitted diseases?

Gonnorhea,Syphilis;: The following are common stds 1gonnorhea 2syphilis 3herpes simplex 4chlamydia 5trichomonus infection 6hpv infection 7hiv infection and aids 8chancroid 9Hepatitis B 10 Moluscum Contagiosom 11 Pubic Lice 12Donovanosis(Granuloma Inguinale) ...Read more

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What's the history of sexually transmitted diseases?

What's the history of sexually transmitted diseases?

Please clarify...: Do you mind clarifying your question so that i can answer you? ...Read more

Furuncle (Definition)

A furuncle is the medical term for a boil. It is usually caused by staph aureas infection. It typically starts at a hair follicle. Treatment is by drainage which can occur spontaneously or ...Read more