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Can an elevated thyroid antibody mean you have an std?

Can an elevated thyroid antibody mean you have an std?

No: This suggests that you may be at higher risk to develop thyroid disease or an autoimmune disorder. Follow up with your doctor is essential. ...Read more

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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It feels like I have a scratch on the left side of vagina I've had this feeling before I just had full STD panel done neg for everything gettin thyroid?

It feels like I have a scratch on the left side of vagina I've had this feeling before I just had full STD panel done neg for everything gettin thyroid?

I don't: Understand your question. If you're currently being evaluated for urinary problems, then that work-up should definitely continue until it is resolved. Talk with your physician. ...Read more

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Feeling tired all the time even with sleep. Concentration issues. Feeling cold for no reason. Thyroid results normal. No stds.

Feeling tired all the time even with sleep. Concentration issues. Feeling cold for no reason. Thyroid results normal. No stds.

Could be depression: Consider a psychological work-up or evaluation. Your symptoms match some of those for depression. Let an expert talk with you. A licensed psychologist might help. ...Read more

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Experiencing midcycle bleeding that is red/brown for the last 8 months and never before. All tests, pap/std/thyroid blood test ok. Is this normal?

Experiencing midcycle bleeding that is red/brown for the last 8 months and never before. All tests, pap/std/thyroid blood test ok. Is this normal?

Kindly follow: Up with ur gyn ; get checked for hormonal imbalance, uterine fibroids, endometriosis etc. Regarding your depression, getting enough rest and sleep staying positive, maintaining humor, finding a purpose in life, meditation andseeking professional help should help you overcome your blues. Take care ; god bless u! http://womenshealth. Answers. Com/menstruation/causes-of-polymenorrhea-and-related-symptoms. ...Read more

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Gave oral unprotected sex over 3 weeks ago. For the past few days I started having some pain around my neck, now I have been having headaches. Is it std?

Gave oral unprotected sex over 3 weeks ago. For the past few days I started having some pain around my neck, now I have been having headaches. Is it std?

Difficult to say: Yes, some STDs can also be passed through oral sex, but it could also be strept throat or other illnesses. See your doctor to find out. Be sure and be honest with the doctor about your exposure so they will test for the STDs also. ...Read more

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Rash on my neck and between my breast, could this be an std?

Rash on my neck and between my breast, could this be an std?

STD: There are numerous skin eruptions which may occur with stds. If you feel you may have been exposed to an std the best advice would be for you to be seen by a doctor and tested extensively. They could examine your rash and perhaps that would help in their diagnosis. ...Read more

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Trick std complication list cervical hemorrhaging is that in the neck or in the vagina. And what are the symptoms?

Trick std complication list cervical hemorrhaging is that in the neck or in the vagina. And what are the symptoms?

Tric STD: The hemorrhage would be from the vagina (cervix -opening into the vagina). About 25 of women get strawberry cervix from dilating capillaries. I have treated a lot of STD and never saw a hemorrhage. You would notice bleeding from the vagina like period and would go to the hospital if > 1 pad /tampon every 3 hours. Do not worry. Get treated ...Read more

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Swollen nodes in groin, supraclavicular, and in neck. More than 4 months for all? Possibilities? 16, no stds, not infection.

Swollen nodes in groin, supraclavicular, and in neck. More than 4 months for all? Possibilities? 16, no stds, not infection.

To biopsy or not?: If they are definitely big and have been so for four months, and these are not just the palpable nodes that every teen has, your physician's task is to decide whether to biopsy given that finding an actual treatable illness is unlikely. Trust you are hiv-, hep b/c and RPR neg, no arthritis, lack the mediastinal nodes of sarcoid, on no meds that can do this, and without fever / night-sweats. ...Read more

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I hugged a prostitute and her sweat touched y neck. I don't have any open sores, or injury or any blood contqct with her. Can I get std? I took a shower within half an hour and cleaned the area with water and soap

I hugged a prostitute and her sweat touched y neck. I don't have any open sores, or injury or any blood contqct with her. Can I get std? I took a shower within half an hour and cleaned the area with water and soap

Not at all likely: If that was truly your only contact and no other and the other individual indeed had no transmissible STD's then (not all sex workers are infected) it is not likely that you would contract an STD that way. Why don't you seek a safer form for your sexual outlet-I.e. Seek a true life partner, not just a sexual outlet, not easy but much more satisfying and worthwhile. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is HPV a cause of head and neck cancer and does this mean it is an std?

Is HPV a cause of head and neck cancer and does this mean it is an std?

Yes: Hpv is one of the factor in oropharyngeal cancers, alcohol and tobacco being more important. It is a sexually transmitted disease but oral infections is acquired usually through kissing, which is generally not considered sexual activity. ...Read more

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Neck lymph nodes extremely swollen and hurt with palpation. No other symptoms. Occurred a few days after performing oral sex. Is this hiv? A std?

Neck lymph nodes extremely swollen and hurt with palpation. No other symptoms. Occurred a few days after performing oral sex. Is this hiv? A std?

Diagnosis not known.: The swollen cervical lymph nodes may or may not be related to oral sex. There is no way to diagnose with available information. If you had unprotected or high risk sex - recommend STD work up. ...Read more

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What are some names of STDs that make bumps on the face, chin and neck however not on the eyes, forehead or nose?

What are some names of STDs that make bumps on the face, chin and neck however not on the eyes, forehead or nose?

Here are some…: Sorry to hear something bumpy on face, chin, and neck! Professionally & clinically, I have never read articles or heard of discussion on STD-related bumps in those areas over my 45-yr engaging in medicine. Nonetheless, bring the detailed info on the onset, decree, duration, evolution, progress of symptoms & signs to doctor for analysis, examination with inspection, tests so to deduce Dx for Rx. ...Read more

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I have this weird tingling sensation like in my ear area and runs down to part of my neck and cheek. Feels weird like inside. What can it be?? Std?

I have this weird tingling sensation like in my ear area and runs down to part of my neck and cheek. Feels weird like inside. What can it be?? Std?

STD?: An infection of the throat can give referred discomfort to the ear especially if the eustation tube has become blocked. Neuritis of the one of the nerves that provides sensation to the external ear canal can sometimes present with throat or neck parasthesias (cranial nerve V, VII and VIII) You are probably going to have to have a good neuro exam and a good look in both the throat and ear. ...Read more

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Rt node neck grow 4 yrs now size of grape. Rt Tonsil getting bigger w 2 bumps bottom. Nodes rt. Pelvic enlarg. Strep/std neg. 15kwbc. Testing or no? TY

Rt node neck grow 4 yrs now size of grape. Rt Tonsil getting bigger w 2 bumps bottom. Nodes rt. Pelvic enlarg. Strep/std neg. 15kwbc. Testing or no? TY

↑ed WBC concentation: & enlarged lymph nodes in widely separated locations (mouth, neck & pelvis) are consistent with wide spread infection & relative immunodeficiency for whatever the apparent infectious agent might be. Otherwise too little information (not even person's age) to offer much help of any value. Seek help worthy of your trust. ...Read more

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I got lymph node on one side of neck and armpits. I was last intimate 8 mons ago. I was tested for all stds 4 mons ago includ hiv rna. Again for hiv 2 mon ago with combo - all neg. What's wrong? Woried

I got lymph node on one side of neck and armpits. I was last intimate 8 mons ago. I was tested for all stds 4 mons ago includ hiv rna. Again for hiv 2 mon ago with combo - all neg. What's wrong? Woried

You're probably fine: Most young adults have several palpable lymph nodes. They're your friends. If they're not massively enlarged, fixed to normal structures, growing rapidly, or rock-hard and you feel okay, you owe it to yourself to stop worrying and get on with your life. ...Read more

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Which STD linked to herpe. I have white specks on my lips and small blisters on my face and neck also my back. I use germolene antiseptic cream.

Which STD linked to herpe. I have white specks on my lips and small blisters on my face and neck also my back. I use germolene antiseptic cream.

STDs: Herpes infection may make acquisition of other STDs easier, particularly HIV. Without being able to see your lips and exam and question you there is no way in which to diagnose this long distance. See your doctor and get this assessed properly. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My neck feel like a rubber band when I turn and my throat feels fuzzy I can't talk very load doctor said it isn't infected and all STD neg after oral?

My neck feel like a rubber band when I turn and my throat feels fuzzy I can't talk very load doctor said it isn't infected and all STD neg after oral?

Fuzzy throat: See an ent specialist to have a look at your throat to see if you have laryngeal polyps or some other throat pathology ...Read more

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Negative HIV after 3-4-5-6-7-8 months but very small swollen lymph nodes in neck and muscle spams, Also neg for mono and hep and ebv and all std?

Negative HIV after 3-4-5-6-7-8 months but very small swollen lymph nodes in neck and muscle spams, Also neg for mono and hep and ebv and all std?

Here are some...: Your profile indicates you are extremely health-conscious, especially concerning possible UTI. Now, you worry about palpable small cervical lymph nodes, which are nothing uncommon in some but not clinically significant. At least, all tests have turned out to be (-). Now, where will you head for? I feel learning some on life reality may help; to articles in http://formefirst. Com/onLifeBasics. Html. ...Read more

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Unprotected sex with itchy skin all over my body with sore lymph nodes in neck ear pain and small red bumps that come and go. Neg hiv at 108 days. Std?

Unprotected sex with itchy skin all over my body with sore lymph nodes in neck ear pain and small red bumps that come and go. Neg hiv at 108 days. Std?

See derm: I wonder if your doctor has considered scabies as the cause for your skin problem. You need to call your doctor or consider consulting a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can thyroid problems cause bad circulation and rapid weight gain? Put on 20 pds, now 120 in 3 weeks after being 100 pds since h.S. 5' tall.

Can thyroid problems cause bad circulation and rapid weight gain? Put on 20 pds, now 120 in 3 weeks after being 100 pds since h.S. 5' tall.

Yes: A slow functioning thyroid can lower your metabolism making you feel tired, have weight gain and a slower heart beat. Have someone check your levels. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can u reverse thyroid problems?

Yes: If your thyroid is hyperactive, you can take medications to suppress its activity and if it is not producing enough hormones then you can take thyroid hormones replacement pills. ...Read more

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How can I get thyroid problems?

How can I get thyroid problems?

Various: While most thyroid conditions are chance happenings, we do know that exposure to radiation and deficiencies of iodine can both lead to trouble with this organ. If you are worried that you are at risk, consult with your primary care provider for an in-depth conversation and examination. ...Read more

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What can mimic thyroid problems?

It depends: Upon what thyroid problem you mean. There are a wide variety of potential problems that can arise with the thyroid. Which one are you referring to? ...Read more

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How do you acquire thyroid problems?

How do you acquire thyroid problems?

Many different ways: It is difficult to answer in400 spaces but I will try
hyperthyroidism is caused by too much hormone produced like in graves disease where your bodies immune system attacks the gland and it overproduces the hormone
hypothroidism is also caused most of the time by auto immune disorder which cause thyroid to produce less hormones
goiter caused by iodine deficiency
cancer caused by radiation/unknown. ...Read more

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Hereditary thyroid problems, what to do?

Have regular checkup: If family members have thyroid problems, it is not automatic that you will. Also, of all the hereditary diseases that you could have, thyroid problems (hypo or hyper) are not all that bad and they should be readily treatable. See your doctor for regular checkups, including feeling your thyroid and thyroid blood tests, to catch anything early. ...Read more

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Can I exercise if I have thyroid problems?

Can I exercise if I have thyroid problems?

Depends: It depends on the severity of your thyroid disease. If you have thyroid disease that's properly treated, then there is no restriction to how much you can exercise. If your thyroid disease is not treated yet, see your doc to get it treated before engaging in vigorous exercise. ...Read more

Dr. Terri Washington
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Thyroid Diseases (Definition)

You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more


Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more