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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 a person get an STD in their eyes?

Can a person get an STD in their eyes?

Yes!!!: Herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and pubic lice can all end up infecting the eye. Be careful, no "groin fluids" into the eyes.... ...Read more

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If you get urine in your eye, mouth, or in any type of cut/open sore on your skin, can you get an STD from that? If the urine has no trace of blood in it, but still makes contact with an open cut from an infected persons urine?

If you get urine in your eye, mouth, or in any type of cut/open sore on your skin, can you get an STD from that? If the urine has no trace of blood in it, but still makes contact with an open cut from an infected persons urine?

Here are some. ..: The agents to cause STDs have their own unique fastidiousness of survival and growth. Therefore, contacting with STDs does not mean contracting them. Contracting them doesn't mean developing the symptoms or lesions of STD due to personal immune defense ability. Of course, avoiding contacts is the best means to avoid STDs. So, beware to practice safe sex and get tested timely if in high risk. ...Read more

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What is the chance of me aquiring a STD from head?

What is the chance of me aquiring a STD from head?

Very small: Aquiring an infection from a bathroom fixture is very small
almost never. ...Read more

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When I get an erection after retracting my foreskin behind my head, it starts to sting. Std symptom?

When I get an erection after retracting my foreskin behind my head, it starts to sting. Std symptom?

Not necessarily: If your foreskin is difficult to retract (phimotic) it might cause some constriction near the end of the penis with an erection if the foreskin is in a retracted position. It is important not to leave the foreskin retracted as pain and swelling can result. If you are suspicious about infection talk to your doctor for testing but UTI usually causes frequent urination and burning while voiding ...Read more

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Which type of STDs can you get from giving head and kissing?

Which type of STDs can you get from giving head and kissing?

Most of them: Most of them can be obtained from these activities, to certain percentages. ...Read more

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I have painless small white bumps on penis head & on penis shaft. I never had sex so it's not STDs. How to get rid of these?

I have painless small white bumps on penis head & on penis shaft. I never had sex so it's not STDs. How to get rid of these?

Sebaceous glands: Most likely these are clogged glands. Scrub them when you are in the shower and keep the area clean and dry. ...Read more

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I have a small red spot, left side of penis head/crown. It seems to get better when I put neosporin on it. Could it simply be an abrasion or an std?

I have a small red spot, left side of penis head/crown. It seems to get better when I put neosporin on it. Could it simply be an abrasion or an std?

Tough to say: Without an exam and testing, it is really impossible to say, but the fact that it improves with antibiotic meds is encouraging for an abrasion like wound. Get checked for the definitive answer. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be an std? I get red bumps in head of penis and foreskin it usually happens in thje morning when I wake up I usually just take a shower and it goes away in 1hr or so. Sometimes foreskin itches and it gets red....Is it possible it can be

Is it possible to be an std? I get red bumps in head of penis and foreskin it usually happens in thje morning when I wake up I usually just take a shower and it goes away in 1hr or so. Sometimes foreskin itches and it gets red....Is it possible it can be

Balanitis: This is due to a tiny amount of urine under the foreskin. Smegma and other microorganisms proliferate as they feed on the urine. It is not an infection, but the metabolic products of these microbes is irritating. Make sure you wash and blot under the foreskin before sleep. Castellani solution wipes out the microorganisms and stops this symptom. It can be repeated when needed. A circumcision is cur ...Read more

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I get red spots/balanitis on my penis head after sex/masturbation. Mostly disappears in a day. My partner is clean. I am uncircumcised. Is it std/rash?

I get red spots/balanitis on my penis head after sex/masturbation. Mostly disappears in a day. My partner is clean. I am uncircumcised. Is it std/rash?

STDs: The best way in which to obtain an answer to your question is to have a professional examine the rash and test you accordingly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to develop an STD in your eye?

Is it possible for you to develop an STD in your eye?

STDs: Can definitely affect your eyes. Herpes simplex is the most common of the stds to affect the eyes. Others include gonorrhea, chlamydia, papilloma virus and others. ...Read more

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With the exception of std's, is there any reason oral sex is "unsafe" in the eyes of medical professionals?

With the exception of std's, is there any reason oral sex is "unsafe" in the eyes of medical professionals?

Sex: No. Not in any way. But that is where a physician should stop. Medicine in general is to have no opinion on when, how, or with whom one is sexual.

Oral sex is enjoyed by many billions of sexually active individuals in the world. There is no health concern, in general to this common sexual activity. ...Read more

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I contracted an STD and noticed that the area around my eyes went dark overnight. Please explain what happened and how to treat?

I contracted an STD and noticed that the area around my eyes went dark overnight. Please explain what happened and how to treat?

Not sure: What you have. I don't know of an STD that causes eyes to darken. You should seek medical evaluation so they can see your eyes and help make the best plan of action ...Read more

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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