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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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If a person is infected with STD, will the other sex partner get STD immediately?

If a person is infected with STD,  will the other sex partner get STD immediately?

STD: It depends on what STD it is and if the partner has the STD actively and what type of sexual relation occurs. It may not be passed every time. For instance if one partner has Herpes and has no active lesions it may not be passed. If one finds out a sexual partner has a STD it is always best to be tested or treated. ...Read more

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Even if you have std, and as long as you get a C-section the baby will be normal and healthy right? The baby won't be infected with anything.

Even if you have std, and as long as you get a C-section the baby will be normal and healthy right? The baby won't be infected with anything.

Depends on the STD: Syphilis, hepatitis, aids and many other afflictions that can be passed sexually can cause miscarriage, disease or permanent damage.Transfer of some std's can be avoided with treatment or form of delivery.It is best to avoid them & share any concerns about exposure with your treatment team. ...Read more

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Are STD transmitted through sweat?

Are STD transmitted through sweat?

STDs: No. Stds are not likely to be transmitted through sweat. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can I get an STD by being coughed on by a infected person?

Can I get an STD by being coughed on by a infected person?

No: Sexually transmitted diseases are transmitted by sexual activity. You would not get these diseases by being coughed on by an infected person. ...Read more

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Is it possible to pass an STD through oral sex to male when hes not infected but female is?

Is it possible to pass an STD through oral sex to male when hes not infected but female is?

Yes: Yes, you can pass just about any STD through oral sex. If you have one, you may both need to be treated. ...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