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How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

STD screening: Screening guidelines for stds recommend that sexually active men and women should be offered routine screening for hiv. Serologic testing for hepatitis b should also be done. Women with a history of unprotected sex/multiple partners should be screened yearly for gc and chlamydia. Men for chlamydia. The window period for detection of HIV antibodies is 6 wks-6 mos. After exposure. ...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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My gf and I have been friends for long time, and recently we engage in sexual activities. we both are still virgins. can we get STDs or stis?

My gf and I have been friends for long time, and recently we engage in sexual activities. we both are still virgins. can we get STDs or stis?

Probably not...: If all stated are true, of course, I believed it, your likelihood to get STD-/STI-related infection is slim to zero. Remember: Some men and women are still harbored with STD-related virus such as HPV as carriers. In real life, just move on, be responsible, and practice safe sex monogamously if possible. For more question, ask Doc timely. ...Read more

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Is trichimonos a std? Can virgins get it?

Is trichimonos a std? Can virgins get it?

Yes: Trichomonas is an STD and is transferred through sex. Unlikely to get trichomonas if you dont have intercourse. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Can you get an STD if both of you are virgins?

Can you get an STD if both of you are virgins?

Define "virgin": It depends on what you mean by "virgin." someone who has never had any form of sexual activity can't have or transmit an std, with the exception of herpes type 1, which usually causes cold sores but can sometimes cause genital herpes. However, someone who has had sex but not intercourse can still have and transmit stds. ...Read more

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Is there a way to get an STD even if we're both virgins?

Is there a way to get an STD even if we're both virgins?

Not from intercourse: Infections can be passed via oral-genital sex. For instance, a person with a cold sore (caused by herpes type 1) can pass the virus to their partners genital tract via oral sex. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD if you and your partner are both virgins?

Can you get an STD if you and your partner are both virgins?

Less likely: But sexual contact is not limited to intercourse (unless you are bill clinton). You can acquire stds through oral sex, occasionally through digital "fingering", but one of you would have to have been infected earlier. If you are a teenager without prior experience the odds are that this is close to impossible. ...Read more

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If 2 virgins wont *likely* get an std, does this mean after a few years we still won't have one? How does someone who's a carrier become a carrier?

If 2 virgins wont *likely* get an std, does this mean after a few years we still won't have one? How does someone who's a carrier become a carrier?

Zero: If 2 people who have never had sex with anyone else and only each other; the chance of getting a sexually transmitted disease is zero. Someone must have sex with an infected individual in order to become infected. ...Read more

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Could you get an STD from oral sex if you and your partner are both virgins?

Could you get an STD from oral sex if you and your partner are both virgins?

"Virgin" version: It seems in this society of "friends with benefits" everyone has a different definition of "virgin" to include everything but sexual intercourse. If a partner has engaged in this "version of virgin" definition than std's can be in your future with oral sex.. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more