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Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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Are condoms a hundred percent effective against gonorrhea?

Are condoms a hundred percent effective against gonorrhea?

No: Condoms are never 100% effective to prevent stds due to failure (breakage for example) that may occur. Your best bet is safe and responsible intercourse with a partner with known sexual history. Abstinence is the only 100% effective method to prevent stds. ...Read more

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Are condoms a hundred percent effective against trichomoniasis?

Are condoms a hundred percent effective against trichomoniasis?

Very close: Nothing about stds is 100% except abstinence but trichomonas is not a very insidious infection and so the condom is very likely to prevent its transmission. ...Read more

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Are condoms a hundred percent effective against chlamydia?

Are condoms a hundred percent effective against chlamydia?

Almost 100%: Nothing is 100% but the chances of acquiring chlamydia with a condom is clsoe to 0. ...Read more

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Are condoms a hundred percent effective against HIV infection?

Are condoms a hundred percent effective against HIV infection?

Nothing is "100%". : Nothing is 100% effective for anything. But condoms cut down the risk for HIV exceedingly well. ...Read more

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Are female condoms effective against transferring an std?

Are female condoms effective against transferring an std?

To some extent: Yes, to some extent. They will be partially effective against most things like hiv, but poorly effective against others like hpv because it doesnt cover external skin and transmission to those body parts. ...Read more

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How effective are condoms in preventing the spread of genital herpes?

About 70%: Most sexually transmitted diseases are transmitted by body fluids. On the other hand herpes is located on the skin of penis and also scrotum, groin, etc. So the condoms will prevent about 70-80% of the cases. ...Read more

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How effective are condoms in preventing herpes?

How effective are condoms in preventing herpes?

Fairly : Can't recall the results of an actual study certifying effectiveness of condoms to prevent the transmission of genital herpes. Be aware that, generally speaking, genital herpes may be spread in an area as wide as what is described as boxer-short region. Therefore a condom, not covering an area as large as this, will have less than ideal protective ability. ...Read more

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Is a condom effective against hpv?

Is a condom effective against hpv?

Partially: Condoms are estimated at 70% effective in preventing transmission of the virus.It is not effective if there is any transfer of sexual fluids outside the condom coverage or from skin lesions in uncovered areas.It is better than nothing, but this germ is quite capable of slipping past occasionally.Only immune prevention with the HPV 9 offers a chance to prevent infection. ...Read more

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Is cauterization of genital warts effective?And how many percent sure?

Is cauterization of genital warts effective?And how many percent sure?

Yes: Cauterization of a wart is quite effective at destroying that tissue. If the entire wart is treated, it will be gone. However, normal tissue around the wart can be infected with the wart virus and can eventually develop more warts. There are better treatment for warts than cautery. ...Read more

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Are there vaccines that are effective against stds?

Are there vaccines that are effective against stds?

Yes: Yes, to a couple. Both hepatitis b and human papilloma virus have very effective vaccines to prevent infection. Both actually also prevent cancer caused by those two viruses. Hep b causes liver cancer and hpv causes cervical, vaginal, vulvar, anal, skin, penile and head and neck cancers among others. Both work great when given before exposure so vaccinate early, or before sexually active! ...Read more

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How effective are condoms against preventing STDs?

How effective are condoms against preventing STDs?

STD: condom is so far the best and very effective way to stop STD. Of course it is still not 100%, due to inappropriate use or broken. ...Read more

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Are there medicinal treatment options that I can use against genital warts?

Are there medicinal treatment options that I can use against genital warts?

Yes: There are a couple of different medical treatment options. I have used condylox, (podofilox) salicylic acid and crytherapy when topical medications fail. ...Read more

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What are the odds of contracting genital herpes from your partner who uses condoms?

What are the odds of contracting genital herpes from your partner who uses condoms?

Less likely: Condoms should generally protect you from genital herpes being transmitted to you by your partner, but condoms do break, they can leak around the edges, few people use them 100% of the time, and if he performs oral sex on you, you can get it that way. ...Read more

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How effective are condoms against pregnancy?

How effective are condoms against pregnancy?

Pretty good.: Very effective if used consistently and properly. Failure rate with perfect use is about 2%. Failure rate with typical use is 20%. ...Read more

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Condoms (Definition)

These are mostly closed end tubes of latex and occasionally other materials to cover the penis during intercourse and prevent pregnancy and disease transmission. A wise person uses them when the history of their partner is unknown. There are some available for women's use ...Read more


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Genital Warts (Definition)

Warts with a raised, irregular, flesh colored appearance and can be found anywhere ...Read more