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Can St Ds Lie 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?
Silent: Do you mean silent? Yes, some std's can be silent / dormant. ...Read more
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
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?
Not uncommon: Unfortunately, this is an area where people are often not honest. ...Read more
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