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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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How to ask my future sex partner if he has an std?

How to ask my future sex partner if he has an std?

Two answers...: Two answers to this one: - if you are planning to have sex with someone, it would be good for you to be able to be open enough with him to discuss these kind of topics. That is, if he doesn't want to discuss it, perhaps he isn't the best choice. - however, several stds in men often don't have symptoms, so he may not realize he is carrying one. Chlamydia, for example, often has no symptoms in men. ...Read more

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If a person is infected with STD, will the other sex partner get STD immediately?

If a person is infected with STD,  will the other sex partner get STD immediately?

STD: It depends on what STD it is and if the partner has the STD actively and what type of sexual relation occurs. It may not be passed every time. For instance if one partner has Herpes and has no active lesions it may not be passed. If one finds out a sexual partner has a STD it is always best to be tested or treated. ...Read more

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My bf had 1 other sex partner, always used a condom. And with me 2. I have given him bj's. Should I be worried about STDs???

My bf had 1 other sex partner, always used a condom. And with me 2. I have given him bj's. Should I be worried about STDs???

Be checked ...: Your current pattern of having sex relationship poses a higher risk to contact STDs than the common monogamous one. So, especially at 19, go to be annually tested and counseled. Besides, ask doctor about HPV vaccine. Best wish ... ...Read more

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How can I get yeast infection? What are its complications? Will it lead to STD even if you have only one sex partner?

How can I get yeast infection? What are its complications? Will it lead to STD even if you have only one sex partner?

Opportiunistic: Yeast infections are opportunistic infections, no matter where they occur. If you have been on an antibiotics for a period of time, that is a frequent side-effect in some women. There are otc medicines for these issues, in early stages, and you are sure it is indeed a yeast infection. No real complications, but deal with it in a fairly rapid manner, and it will not give you any stds. ...Read more

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I am 28 male and just went pee n blood came out I haven't had a UTI or any other STD have had the same sex partner for 11 yrs what should I do?

I am 28 male and just went pee n blood came out I haven't had a UTI or any other STD have had the same sex partner for 11 yrs what should I do?

Hematuria: There are several possible causes of blood in urine (hematuria). The most common ones are kidney or bladder stones, or other bladder problems. Sometimes injury to the prostate area, e.g. after a long bike ride, horseback riding, etc. STDs rarely cause hematuria; without other symptoms like penile discharge or painful urination, for sure not an STD. Some cases are serious; see your doctor soon. ...Read more

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17 yr old. Vaginal pain after oral sex and foreplay w/bf (only sex partner). Little dryness. Stinging pain. Not rough. Tested for stds. What is it? :/

17 yr old. Vaginal pain after oral sex and foreplay w/bf (only sex partner). Little dryness. Stinging pain. Not rough. Tested for stds. What is it? :/

Vaginal pain: If your std testing was negative, your vaginal pain may be related to the irritation after sex. It depends on the sex practice you and your bf had. Put a cool compress to the vagina and abstain from sex until it heals. ...Read more

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