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How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

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 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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Can you get an STD from eating out?

Can you get an STD from eating out?

Yes: Like at applebee's? No seriously, i believe you meant oral sex... The answer is yes! oral sex can transmit or acquire some stds. Gonorrhea can cause a throat infection and herpes is easy to transmit to the face and mouth as well. Others, like HIV are highly unlikely. Hpv, or the virus that causes genital warts causes 70% of all head and neck cancers and is spread though oral to genital contact. ...Read more

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How do you get an std?

How do you get an std?

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 more

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Can you get an std randomly?

Can you get an std randomly?

It needs to: be transmitted from an infected source. Usually through sexual contact, as the name implies. It does not arise spontaneously. To get infected, you have to have exposure to the pathogen in a setting that facilitates transmission.. ...Read more

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When you get an STD how do it look?

When you get an STD how do it look?

Varies: Many times, stds such as chlamydia can be completely asymptomatic. One would never know they had it unless they got tested at their doctor's office. Other stds show signs such as sores on the genitals or pain during sex or urination. If you think you have an std, you might consider seeing your physician for some tests. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD from using a gym shower?

Can you get an STD from using a gym shower?

That depends...: ...On what you do in the shower. You won't get one from showering alone. ...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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more