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Can I Have An Std For Years Without Any Symptoms
Latent Syphilis: I agree with the prior answer. Syphilis also should be mentioned. Syphilis has a primary stage with genital skin ulceration, then follows a secondary stage with more widespread skin rashes. But the following latent or tertiary stage is downright scary. It may last for years with gradual damage to may body systems, potientially causing severe neurologic damage, even death. Get tested. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I think I have an std. I have only had one partner, my girlfriend of 3 years and she has only been with me. It appears to be a herpes outbreak on my face but I have no other symptoms. This possible?
Could I have an std? I had oral sex (cunnilingus) with a girl i didn't know too well 2 years ago. I've never had any symptoms. Could I have hiv
If you had any type of STD and symptoms then got tested 2 years after if you really had the diseasewill it still be positive?
It depends: An std acquired and treated 2 years ago may cause a positive test result. Tests for syphilis usually remain positive after treatment. Antibody tests for herpes will also remain positive. If a test for chlamydia or gonorrhea is positive it is likely that either the std was not completely treated originally or re-infection occurred. Either way, treatment is needed. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: HPV is one of the more common STD's and the non-wart producing strains can arrive and stay in the recipient for years with no noticeable symptoms. In the pre-vaccine era as many as 70% of women in their 20's showed blood evidence of prior infection. Some strains are related to cervical cancer. ...Read more
After catching stds i know it takes years but how many years does it take long term illness such as pelvic diease to show syntoms?
Usually a few weeks: Some cases of PID never cause symptoms. A woman can have infertility or tubal pregnancy from past PID and not know until tests show blocked or scarred tubes. When PID does cause symptoms, which it usually does (pelvic pain, often with fever), they usually start within a few weeks of catching gonorrhea or chlamydia. But once in a while, PID symptoms may not show up for a few months. ...Read more
I was tested 4 years ago for all STDs and was clear except for bv. So was treated. Symptoms have never gone, could they have missed something??
Hello, I had unprotected oral sex 3 years ago, this was with a virgin, which I did successfully conclude. I have not noticed any symptoms. Do you think it is still possible for me to have contracted an STD? If so, as I have left it for three years, will
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