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Are there ways to catch STDs without intercourse?

Are there ways to catch STDs without intercourse?

Sure: Yes, stds can be spread by any form of sexual contact. For instance, you can get gonorrhea in your throat from oral sex (a lovely thought in the morning). Many other stds are spread from simple skin-to-skin contact or contact with infected body secretions and certainly those things apply to other forms of sexual contact. ...Read more

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I have an odorless white chunky discharge recently with a very very mild itch. I have slight discomfort after using the restroom when wiping and just realized the discharge after 1 day of my last intercourse. I have been checked for stds recently and had

I have an odorless white chunky discharge recently with a very  very mild itch. I have slight discomfort after using the restroom when wiping and just realized the discharge after 1 day of my last intercourse. I have been checked for stds recently and had

Yeast infection?: This sounds superficially like a yeast infection. You can try OTC meds per your friendly pharmacist. If it keeps up you will have to be examined to be correctly diagnosed. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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I selpt with a sexworker in germany,Even if I usedComdonsIneverySex intercourse AmIsafe of std?ImScared helpPliss

I selpt with a sexworker in germany,Even if I usedComdonsIneverySex intercourse AmIsafe of std?ImScared helpPliss

Risks of sex: Barrier methods like condoms can provide some but not 100% protection against STD's.The germs involved may be in secretions/fluids that escape the barrier. Because of the variation in sexual contacts and the coverage or lack thereof by condoms in some acts, you must accept some risk if you engage in sexual activity.A regular visit to your doc with testing can help you get early treatment if needed ...Read more

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Can std's show up up months up months after intercourse?

Can std's show up up months up months after intercourse?

STDs: Show up? Or be able to be tested? Viruses such as hepatitis and HIV can take many weeks, if not months, before routine testing would pick them up. Herpes also can take some time before even the 'early' tests are reliable. Syphilis can take at least six weeks to show symptoms and then testing is difficult early on. So, yes, there are a number of stds that are hard to confirm early on. ...Read more

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I want to take some preventing medicines for std. I sometimes have proyected intercourse with female escorts?

I want to take some preventing medicines for std. I sometimes have proyected intercourse with female escorts?

Bad choice: If I am understanding your question your life choice can be devastating. Use barrier protection if you are not willing to be more selective. There are no preventive medicines for most problems that could be coming. ...Read more

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Why sexual intercourse hurts with no signs of std's?

Why sexual intercourse hurts with no signs of std's?

Not always linked: There are lots of reasons that sexual intercourse might hurt that have absolutely nothing to do with std's. Talk to your gynecologist. ...Read more

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Can you get an std/hiv by giving intercourse to a guy rather then receiving it?

Can you get an std/hiv by giving intercourse to a guy rather then receiving it?

Yes: If i understand correctly, you are talking about being the active partner in anal intercourse. I hope you will use barrier protection. The risk of catching HIV is substantially less to the active partner but it's very real. You can very easily catch gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, and a number of other unpleasant and dangerous illnesses. ...Read more

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What are some sample name of medicines if acquired STD during sexual intercourse?

What are some sample name of medicines if acquired STD during sexual intercourse?

Why do you ask?: Some common ones are cefixime, azithromycin, doxycycline, acyclovir, valacyclovir, and metronidazole. This kind of question often indicates someone has found a sex partner is taking an antibiotic and is worried he or she might have an STD. However, all of these (and other drugs) also are used for many non-STD problems. Talk with your partner, and/or visit a doctor or clinic for STD testing. ...Read more

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How long after sexual intercourse should I wait to be tested for STDs and have an accurate result?

How long after sexual intercourse should I wait to be tested for STDs and have an accurate result?

It Depends: There are twelve common STDS. Some can be diagnosed within days of infection and some takes months before a valid test can be accurate. You need to have a good primary care expert to help guide you through these complicated issues. You should also be able to name the common STDs and know how they are prevented or tested for. ...Read more

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Can you still have intercourse while on your period without protection? Can you get stds? What will happen?

Can you still have intercourse while on your period without protection? Can you get stds? What will happen?

See below: Intercourse while on your period does not protect you from anything. It is still unprotected sex and you can develop any of the sexually transmitted diseases. You can still become pregnant if what you thought was your period was something else. ...Read more

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Yesterday i received oral w/o a condom from an escort for 15 seconds then i told her to stop after, we intercourse with condom what are the chances I have an std? How long should I wait to be tested?

Yesterday i received oral w/o a condom from an escort for 15 seconds then i told her to stop after, we intercourse with condom what are the chances I have an std? How long should I wait to be tested?

Might: If she did oral sex on you the chance of std is small. Logically if she had herpes type one (cold sore) it might be transmitted. Hiv via saliva to be transmitted is very unlikely. I would recommend to see a get a baseline check up. ...Read more

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I don't have any stds- what are other reasons for vaginal itching and spottin after intercourse?

I don't have any stds- what are other reasons for vaginal itching and spottin after intercourse?

Here are some...: Despite assuming no STDs, still seek evaluation & counseling since many STD-infected may be asymptomatic. How to get these related issues solve correctly? Follow instructions as described in http://formefirst.com/eNewsletter06.html; thereby, you gain much insight on how to work with doc - preferably gyn-doc so to reach right Dx for right Rx, care, and counseling. ...Read more

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After intercourse my penis burns but me and, my, wife have been, checked for STDs so what could this, be?

After intercourse my penis burns but me and, my, wife have been, checked for STDs so what could this, be?

Friction? Lube?: This is a symptom of a reaction. Usually in this scenario one is not using enough lubrication or is using a lubrication that the skin of the penis is too sensitive to. ...Read more