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Can my gyn give me prescription for husband if I have sti?

Can my gyn give me prescription for husband if I have sti?

Partner treatment: The answer to your question is state specific. Certain states, my state of Ohio, prohibit a Gyn from treating the partner. According to the CDC it is permissible in Iowa. But it also said it was ok in Ohio. So I suggest talking to your Gyn. ...Read more

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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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Is a person have a STD can a doctor give them a prescription to treat it?

Is a person have a STD can a doctor give them a prescription to treat it?

Yes: You should be tested to determine the type of std and to rule out transmission of HIV or hepatitis as well. Your partner should also be tested and treated. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an STI before you go for testing? I'd rather go to boh for treatment before my gyn sees me.

How do you know if you have an STI before you go for testing? I'd rather go to boh for treatment before my gyn sees me.

You can;t: Std's require vaginal and blood testing. Many are without symptoms and must be treated to avoid serious medical problems now and in the future. Many states also require notification of any and all sexual partners as well to prevent spread of the disease. ...Read more

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Would like to get a prescription for an sti?

Would like to get a prescription for an sti?

Go to your doc: The public site at Healthtap is not here to act as your physician, diagnose or treat any condition. It is an information site. If you do not have a physician you may be able to find one through the site. ...Read more

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Is it possible to obtain a prescription through an STD testing facility?

Is it possible to obtain a prescription through an STD testing facility?

Contact facility: Each facility is different regarding the variety of medical services provided. I would contact the individual facility to find out. ...Read more

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I have reoccurring bv. I have tried all antibiotics possible. Just recently came from the gyn had no std's.?

I have reoccurring bv. I have tried all antibiotics possible. Just recently came from the gyn had no std's.?

See below: After treatment with metronidazole, Clindamycin or tinidazole, try oral and/or vaginal lactobacillus containing probiotic preparations which have had variable success. Consider having your sexual partner treated with Metronidazole or clindamycin. Recurrent disease has been associated with colonization of the sex partner, inconsistant condom use and has been halved with estrogen contraceptives. ...Read more

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Burning & stinging vaginal pain (not when urinating): not UTI, STI, yeast or BV. What could it be? Tried macrobid. Went to GYN and she doesn't know.

Burning & stinging vaginal pain (not when urinating): not UTI, STI, yeast or BV. What could it be? Tried macrobid. Went to GYN and she doesn't know.

Here are some. ..: After excluding the disorders related with local infection / inflammation, one has to extend the concern to possible disorders of local nerves, muscles/bones. To differentiate these, one need to analyze the onset, degree, duration, interval, frequency, evolution, & progress of the symptoms over time, do physicals, and test urine & bladder emptying so to come up possible Dx for reasonable Rx / care ...Read more

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I have vaginal odor but no infection or std what do I do I already visites my gyn.

I have vaginal odor but no infection or std what do I do I already visites my gyn.

Probable vaginitis: You can take Sitz baths. When he takes cultures and can't find anything growing there he is just not looking hard enough. Sometimes organisms need special media on which to grow. ...Read more

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I had a pap smear my gyn said I have a lot of white discharge and it is not normal do I have a STD I have no burning or itches?

I had a pap smear my gyn said I have a lot of white discharge and it is not normal do I have a STD I have no burning or itches?

The one who...: ...Could correctly answer that question is the gynecologist who told you that the discharge is abnormal. It could be an std, vaginitis (an infection of the vagina), or yeast. S/he most likely took a sample and sent it for testing. I don't think a doctor is likely to tell you s/he found something abnormal and then not do anything to investigate. You need to follow up with him or her. ...Read more

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My gyn isn't available till next week. I'm pregnant, my labia minora was itchy, now it's dry. I just noticed a cut on each side of my inner labia. Highly doubt it's an std. What can I do to alleviate the discomfort? Any diagnosis? Thanks

My gyn isn't available till next week. I'm pregnant, my labia minora was itchy, now it's dry. I just noticed a cut on each side of my inner labia. Highly doubt it's an std. What can I do to alleviate the discomfort? Any diagnosis? Thanks

Discomfort: A yeast infection, an herpetic lesion may cause this, you have to see your gyn for further evaluation ; however a local anesthetic such as ambesol may help with the discomfort, it may sting at first when you apply it, do not apply too much. ...Read more

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I have a hard, painful pimple like blister on the outer vaginal lips. 2nd time this happened. First time seen by gyn and std neg. What is it?

I have a hard, painful pimple like blister on the outer vaginal lips. 2nd time this happened. First time seen by gyn and std neg. What is it?

Unknown: Lumps, bumps, and blisters on the labia or the genitals need to be evaluated by physical exam to determine the cause and treatment. What you are describing is concerning for herpes, folliculitis or other infections. ...Read more

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I have a UTI and my OB/GYN is not in the office on Saturdays. I was wondering if I could get a prescription until I can get into the office to see him?

I have a UTI and my OB/GYN is not in the office on Saturdays. I was wondering if I could get a prescription until I can get into the office to see him?

If no fever, . ..: If being of no fever or/& having known to have recurrent UTIs with no fever and good response to antibiotics in 1-3 days, you may wait, watch until Monday since most of UTI is limited to bladder/ urethra. To soothing burning urination, you may use phenazopyridine of OTC. Besides, making sure the diagnosis for UTI is done correctly with detailed history + proper urinalysis / culture... ...Read more

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My gyn prescription estrace (estradiol) to be applied to the clitoral area because my clitoris is not visible. What will this medication do and will it help?

My gyn prescription estrace (estradiol) to be applied to the clitoral area because my clitoris is not visible. What will this medication do and will it help?

Adhesions: Sounds like your labia has grown together and covered your clitoris. These are called labial adhesions. Topical estrogen will help the adhesions to seperate. It is usually effective. ...Read more

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Are there any ob/gyn clinics that are income based does any ob/gyn offer income based service and can you have one visit to get a Clomid (clomiphene) prescription or do you have to be a patient

Are there any ob/gyn clinics that are income based does any ob/gyn offer income based service and can you have one visit to get a Clomid (clomiphene) prescription or do you have to be a patient

Here: Here are the phone numbers of two facilities in decatur that accept sliding fee payment. Oakhurst health center (404) 298-8998 & clifton spring health center (404) 244-2200. It is one thing to see a physician once if you have a cold; there is whole other level of responsibility if you are treating someone for infertility. Normally the doctor evaluates you before deciding on treatment options. I don't know if I would want to see a provider who was willing to offer that standard of care because a patient requested it. ...Read more

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My mother has been on estrace 2.0mg since 1973. She was told not get off of it. Should she, after all this time, get off of it? My mother, age 79, full hyterectory 1973, on estrace 2.0 mg. She went to gyn doctor and he gave her a prescription to get estra

My mother has been on estrace 2.0mg since 1973. She was told not get off of it. Should she, after all this time, get off of it? My mother, age 79, full hyterectory 1973, on estrace 2.0 mg. She went to gyn doctor and he gave her a prescription to get estra

There: There are certain risks to estrogen replacement therapy. Your mother appears to have weathered these risks quite well. There may be less risk of increasing the risk of clots with transdermal (gel/lotion/cream) delivery of estrogens. The key is may. These newer methods will definitely be more expensive. Staying on her current dose still is an option. ...Read more

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If one has STD and your married and husband denies cheating yet us giving you silent treatment. Does this mean he is guilty of cheating.

If one has STD and your married and husband denies cheating yet us giving you silent treatment. Does this mean he is guilty of cheating.

Impossible to answer: Generally speaking, std transmission occurs during sex but not always. Herpes is especially known for being transmitted in a non sexual manner as it is transmitted by contact. Some stds are transmitted by fomites (pubic lice, etc). ...Read more

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Do u think it would be inbrassing for me to ask my obgyn to give me a full STD check up since I found out my husband been cheating on while im pg?

Do u think it would be inbrassing for me to ask my obgyn to give me a full STD check up since I found out my husband been cheating on while im pg?

No: It's not embarrassing at all. You need to do this for your baby's and your sake as some stis can cause serious problems for both of you. ...Read more

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Might I give myself a STI test at home?

Might I give myself a STI test at home?

No home tests: You should visit a doctor to get blood drawn, culture etc for the stds such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphillis. There is no home kit available to do this. ...Read more

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How do I have the STI "trich" but my husband does not?

How do I have the STI "trich" but my husband does not?

Tough one: That's a tough one to answer - especially online and in a public forum - there are possible reasons, but you might do better asking a doctor in person. ...Read more

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My husband & I have been cleared of any STI's but drs are saying I have PID. Is this possible? Been in pain for 3 months & had multiple antibiotics?

My husband & I have been cleared of any STI's but drs are saying I have PID. Is this possible? Been in pain for 3 months & had multiple antibiotics?

PID: PID is the result of STI's - see http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/pid/STDFact-PID. Htm


you may want to see a gynecologist and have a laparascopy performed to see if there is anything else causing the pain.

A course of strong antiinflammatories like Ibuprofen or naproxen might be of benefit. Good luck ...Read more

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Can you get or give an STI from a handjob?

Unlikely: Herpes can occur on any skin service, but unlikely.

Also, washing hands would help. ...Read more

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How could receiving oral (bj) give you an std/sti?

How could receiving oral (bj) give you an std/sti?

Yes: STD's require only an infected donor pass the germs to a recipient trough a contact involving transfer of infected fluids. A donor with germs in saliva can pass it to your penis during a BJ. ...Read more

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Can u still gay an sti/std if you never cheated on your husband and you know for a fact he hasn't cheated either?

Never say never: Without making accusations, if you have been diagnosed with an std the overwhelming probability is that it was acquired sexually, but it would help to know which std you are referring to. ...Read more

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I just got diagnosed with the STI trich. My husband however was tested a week before we had sex for all STDs and was clean. How is that possible?

I just got diagnosed with the STI trich. My husband however was tested a week before we had sex for all STDs and was clean. How is that possible?

12 STDs: What does it mean to be 'clean'? There are 12 stds. What specific stds was he tested for? Did it include trichimonas? (it is not a common std tested on men). ...Read more

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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

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