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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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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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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 dont 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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Our opthalmologist said that my cousin has an STD in her eyes. Could it be possible to have an STD in the eyes and she's still a virgin.?

Our opthalmologist said that my cousin  has an STD in her eyes. Could it be possible to have an STD in the eyes and she's still a virgin.?

STDs: The term means that the condition was transmitted sexually, and sex is not limited to vaginal penetration. If she got infected semen into her eyes while performing oral or hand sex with a boyfriend this could occur. If she was with another woman, this could occur through oral sex. ...Read more

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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