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Can I prevent infection with an STD after unprotected sex?

Can I prevent infection with an STD after unprotected sex?

Can't prevent: After the fact...Hopefully you come out unscathed and use better judgement next time. ...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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After having unprotected sex, i've been having pain while urinating, could this be simply a infection or a std? is the only way to know, waiting?

After having unprotected sex, i've been having pain while urinating, could this be simply a infection or a std? is the only way to know, waiting?

See below: Burning with urination (aka dysuria) suggests either infection (UTI or STD) or inflammation (e.g. Non-bacterial prostatitis). Post-sex simple UTI/bladder infection quite common in females but not in males and would be concerned about possible STD (chlamydia, GC) especially if discharge from penis or just prostate inflammation. Would recommend urinalysis, urine culture, and urine for GC/Chlamydia. ...Read more

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Can you catch a yeast infection from having unprotected sex? Is there any STDs or stis that cam lead to female yeast infection?

Can you catch a yeast infection from having unprotected sex? Is there any STDs or stis that cam lead to female yeast infection?

Yeast: A yeast infection is not considered a sexually transmitted disease, but men can get it from their female sex partners. Up to 15% of male partners of women with vaginal yeast infections will develop itching, a mild rash on the end of the penis, or other symptoms.Sep 30, 2014 ... I hope this helps... Dr Jones Singer ...Read more

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How can I prevent an STD after I have unprotected sex?

How can I prevent an STD after I have unprotected sex?

Too late: After sex, is exactly the wrong time to think about pretection from getting an std. The only sure way to not get an std is to not have sex. That includes oral and anal sex which also have risks. Use protection always and have sex with limited partners and have each get tested often to know their status. ...Read more

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Can I get std from having unprotected sex even if my partner and I are both virgins? Also I keep getting jock itches. Is there a prevention for it?

Can I get std from having unprotected sex even if my partner and I are both virgins? Also I keep getting jock itches. Is there a prevention for it?

Tinea? Yeast? Other?: It is not possible to have an STD unless one person or the other has had sex with someone else. "Jock itch" is not a term normally used in women, only men. Have you been diagnosed with tinea (same fungus group as jock itch in men)? Yeast (entirelydifferent)? Neither yeast nor tinea is sexually transmitted. Don't assume any diagnosis based only on symptoms; get professional care. ...Read more

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What medication can you take to prevent std's after unprotected sex?

What medication can you take to prevent std's after unprotected sex?

None: Unfortunately, there is no medication that can totally prevent the acquisition of std's. Forethought regarding the type of partner you are sharing 'bodily fluids' with is tantamount in addition to contraceptives. ...Read more

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Sex with condom. Unprotected oral with prostitute gave unprotected and received with condom. What is risk of stds.How to prevent an infection . Scared

Sex with condom. Unprotected oral with prostitute gave unprotected and received with condom. What is risk of stds.How to prevent an infection . Scared

Always a risk: I can't give you statistics. Having unprotected sex with a prostitute is high risk though. Some STD can have signs like burning when you urinate. Others have no symptoms. To be the safest, get tested and then retested in 6 months. ...Read more

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Having unprotected sex with two different men, i always get yeast infections. Why? And what can I do to prevent it?

Having unprotected sex with two different men, i always get yeast infections. Why? And what can I do to prevent it?

Chronic Yeast : There could be several causes for this. It could be coincidental to sex...And be from something else you are ingesting. It could be irritation from the lubricant or the condom. You may be allergic to something and the irritation in the vaginal cavity reacts with a yeast overgrowth. Your gynecologist may need to do some testing and to put you on effective treatment. ...Read more

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If you had unprotected sex with someone who might have hiv.. Are there preventative treatments/pills you can take to prevent HIV infection?

If you had unprotected sex with someone who might have hiv.. Are there preventative treatments/pills you can take to prevent HIV infection?

Get to your doctor: Unfortunately there is no 'preventive medicine' for hiv. If the person you were with did not disclose to you their HIV status, that is a legal matter and a very serious one at that. Get to your doctor asap and get tested regularly. ...Read more

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...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