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Can St Ds Be Dormant
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can a person get an std/sti if they have both been faithful to each other? Is this possible? Can an STD lie dormant from previous partners?
Yes: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the parasite trichomonas vaginalis. The infection usually does not cause symptoms in men and goes away on its own in a few weeks. When one partner is diagnosed, the general recommendation is that both get treated and for prevention purposes no sex or at least use condoms until cured. See: http://goo.Gl/n5ziq. ...Read more
Can gonorrhoea be dormant in a persons body? Also, can dormant STD's show up in tests even if no current symptoms.
Silent: Do you mean silent? Yes, some std's can be silent / dormant. ...Read more
I have had abnormal paps two years in a row and tested positive for HPV. Now I have an elevated WBC. Could this be from an untreated or dormant STD?
Man/woman's origin: From the birth of this planet, by whatever means one believe's in, bacteria and viruses have existed.They have predated man's existence, and have survived frozen in ice for "zillions of years" and still retained their infective capacity. Std's are transmitted by viruses and bacteria from human contact(man to woman or any other combination) and will be with our planet until it no longer exists. ...Read more
Few: Infections that are caused by bacteria (including gonorrhea and chlamydia) can be cured with antibiotics if they are caught early, while infections caused by viruses (like herpes, hiv, or hepatitis c) can often be controlled somewhat with medications but can't be completely eliminated from the body. Finding any kind of infection early is best, so see your healthcare provider if you are concerned! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is std?
Sexually Transmitted: Sexually Transmitted Disease. A person who does sexual-type activities with another person can give or receive (or both) germs that cause certain infections or diseases. Such diseases are called sexually transmitted diseases or sexually transmitted infections (STI). Usually, one can only catch an infection if the other person has that particular germ at the time of the sexual activities. ...Read more
Maybe. Maybe not.: A woman who's been having "s" with another person, might have allowed the other person to "t" some sort of "d" to her. So, a woman who has had sex (even once) with another person, indeed could have a sexually transmitted disease... But only if the other person had an std at the time of sex. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
STI's (STD's): It depends on the sti's (sexually transmitted infections) you are referring to. Painful or painless rash. Burning on urination. Penile discharge. Some sti's can be fairly asymptomatic and thus testing is your best bet to know if you have one (or more than one). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sexually transmitted: A sexually transmitted disease is spread by having sex. They key thing for people to remember is that sex, may include oral to genital, anal to genital, genital to genital contact or even hand to genital contact. All of those types of contact can spread stds. Contact with infected skin or secretions can spread the disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Absolutely: Many std's can be transmitted through oral sex including: herpes simplex, syphilis, hiv, gonorrhea, hpv & chlamydia. It is always best to know your std status & that of your partner(s). Getting tested at a clinic can help relieve anxiety about std's. Otherwise using a method of barrier protection (ie. Condom or dental dam) during oral sex will significantly reduce your chances of getting an std. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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