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Is it possible for you to get an STD if you have had an hysterectomy?

Is it possible for you to get an STD if you have had an hysterectomy?

STD: Definitely, uterus has nothing to do with you getting an std or not, intercourse is. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more


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Can I still get an STD if I have had a hysterectomy?

Can I still get an STD if I have had a hysterectomy?

Of course: Having a hysterectomy does not protect you against stds. Unless you are in a trusted mutually monogamous relationship you should use caution and use condoms for protection. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman get a STD after having a hysterectomy?

Please tell me, could a woman get a STD after having a hysterectomy?

Yes she can: Of course it would not affect her uterus as it has been removed. However the vagina ; introitus are not immune to catching an std from an infected partner. ...Read more

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Newly divorced, ex cheated a lot, partial hysterectomy & wanted full std screen Dr. Said unnecessary b/c some I couldn't get. Right? Or 2nd opinion?

Newly divorced, ex cheated a lot, partial hysterectomy & wanted full std screen Dr. Said unnecessary b/c some I couldn't get. Right? Or 2nd opinion?

Get the STD screen: In my opinion to be on the safe side you should have a full STD screen done as soon as possible at a local clinic. Also this seems like a very traumatic emotional experience and so if you would like some counselling to help you deal with this I can offer you that. If you feel this would help you please set up an appointment with me on HealthTap: www. Healthtap. Com/drharoldmandel ...Read more

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If I had a hysterectomy can I spread an STD to someone?

If I had a hysterectomy can I spread an STD to someone?

STDs: There are twelve stds. Not one of them is less likely if you have had a hysterectomy. That being said, leaves me to wonder what you are really specifically asking about. Having had a hysterectomy will not change your risk of carrying or being infected with any of the twelve common stds. ...Read more

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After having a larascopic hysterectomy can you still contract std's?

After having a larascopic hysterectomy can you still contract std's?

Yes: Std are primarily external genitalia infections. Your absent uterus means you can't conceive, but you can still get every single one of the std if you're not careful. Know your partner and use protection (even though you can't get pregnant.). ...Read more

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I have light spotting daily for 3 weeks. I had a partial hysterectomy 6 months ago. 5 weeks ago I had unprotected sex one time. Could I have std?

I have light spotting daily for 3 weeks. I had a partial hysterectomy 6 months ago. 5 weeks ago I had unprotected sex one time. Could I have std?

Yes and no: Spotting is coming from cervis left behind in subtotal hysterectomy if that is what you mean by Partial hysterectomy
Cervicits, polyp infection or growth on cervix can make you bleed
need checkup, pap smear ...Read more

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I've had a vaginal odor since my partial hysterectomy with no std diagnosis or exposure. Is there something I can take to re-balance my environment?

I've had a vaginal odor since my partial hysterectomy with no std diagnosis or exposure. Is there something I can take to re-balance my environment?

Bacterial vaginosis?: The main cause of strong vaginal odor, sometimes with discharge, is bacterial vaginosis, an overgrowth of mostly normal vaginal bacteria. Hysterectomy might trigger it. The doctor who did your hysterectomy undoubtedly has a lot of experiecne with BV. Contact her for advice on diagnosis and treatment. It is unlikely you can accurately sort this out without professional evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more

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After a hysterectomy, can blood tests for std's be performed at a STD testing site that is not the physician's office? Is it common enough?

After a hysterectomy, can blood tests for std's be performed at a STD testing site that is not the physician's office? Is it common enough?

Yes.: Today full std testing can be done via blood test only, there is no longer need to obtain any genital swabs or even urine samples. The hysterectomy would make no difference in any case. You can ask your regular family physician to test you, for peace of mind, or possible exposure, and ask them to draw the blood for the test. It's that simple. ...Read more

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I have irregular periods, had pap no cyst or STD mother had hysterectomy now back on track can I conceive?

After hysterectomy?: Just need to clarify if you had hysterectomy or not. If yes, you can not conceive anymore. If no and with fallopian tubes, ovaries, and uterus intact, you can conceive if your partner is free of male infertility factors and both are compatible for sperm survival and swimming.

Best wish... ...Read more

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After a partial hystorectomy can u still get STDs n which ones

After a partial hystorectomy can u still get STDs n which ones

Probably all of them: After a hysterectomy, the vagina is still there, so if a woman has sex with an infected person, she can catch any of the usual std's. ...Read more

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Left pain for 1yr colonoscopy normal no STD hysterectomy helped some no bowel issue put on amoxclav 875mg seem to be helpin what could of been cause?

Left pain for 1yr colonoscopy normal no STD hysterectomy helped some no bowel issue put on amoxclav 875mg seem to be helpin what could of been cause?

Divewrticular dis: The two issues that cause pain in abdomen are bleeding from ovarian cyst or inflammed diverticular disease. The pain of transient bleeding is short lived. Inflammed diverticular problems may not be seen on colonoscopy. Amoxicilllin will not help presence of irritating blood but will moderate the symptoms arising from an inflammatory process in the left bowel. ...Read more

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Severe vaginal burning, ll quad pain, not uti, std, yeast, products or sex. Painful/difficult urination. Long endo history/ hysterectomy. Kidney stone?

Severe vaginal burning, ll quad pain, not uti, std, yeast, products or sex. Painful/difficult urination. Long endo history/ hysterectomy. Kidney stone?

Atrophy?: Atrophic vaginitis or desquamative vaginitis can cause the vaginal symptoms, as can other infections besides yeast, like bacteria and viruses. The treatments are all very different, so you'd need a gyn specialist to sort it out. As far as the llq pain, it may or may not be related, but it could be caused by a stone, or an ovarian cyst. But a kidney stone wouldn't cause vaginal burning. ...Read more

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Are STDs less likely if I had a hystorectomy?

Are STDs less likely if I had a hystorectomy?

Depends: Chlamydia and gonorrhea are more likely when there is a uterus, but an infection is still possible in othre parts of the body if the uterus is absent. ...Read more

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Could you get STDs just from kissing?

Could you get STDs just from kissing?

Yes! Several STDs: Can be transmitted that way: herpes, syphilis (if chancre on lip/mouth), gonorrhea (if after oral sex), hpv (after oral sex). If there are no std lesions/bacteria/viruses on lips or in mouth, then simple kissing can't transmit them. ...Read more

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Can you get stds from sharing soaps?

Can you get stds from sharing soaps?

No, but...: No is the real-life answer. That's because although there's a finite theoretical risk everywhere on Earth... we in real-life don't worry about catching sexually transmitted diseases from soap, shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, etc. To be safest in public bathrooms, one can rinse off after touching soap dispensers or faucet handles, dry hands with a paper towel, grab the door handle with the towel. ...Read more

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Can you get STDs from clothing such as gym shorts?

Can you get STDs from clothing such as gym shorts?

STDs: Nope. Not at all. I often use questions like this to remind anyone that is sexually active that they should take the time to learn the twelve common stds and how to prevent them. ...Read more

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Can I get STDs from sharing fries with hands with someone who has STDs?

Can I get STDs from sharing fries with hands with someone who has STDs?

No, but...: No is the real-life answer. That's because although there's a finite theoretical risk everywhere on Earth... we in real-life don't worry about catching sexually transmitted diseases from French fries, hash browns, baked potatoes, or other similar foods. It's actually good to share fries because one order of fries is usually too much (too much unhealthy food) for a single person to eat at one time. ...Read more

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I washed my hands in the bathroom then touched the door handle with wet hands can I get stds from the door handle if it was sticky?

I washed my hands in the bathroom then touched the door handle with wet hands can I get stds from the door handle if it was sticky?

Not Likely: If it were likely, every man, woman & child in the world would constantly have STDs since most studies show that few bother washing their hands before leaving the restroom (gross, I know!) Still, STD =SEXUALLY transmitted disease so unless you had sex with the door handle (Really Gross!) you'll be fine. If anything, you are more likely to catch a cold than an STD this way! ...Read more

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Can you get stds by putting your penis into a vagina?

Can you get stds by putting your penis into a vagina?

Certainly: That is one of the primary methods. The basic requirement is that an infected person transfers infected material (mucous, saliva, etc.) to an uninfected person, That passes the STD, ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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