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Are cysts an early sign of HIV or a kind of std?

Are cysts an early sign of HIV or a kind of std?

More info?: Cysts...I need more info. In general terms no "cycts" are classically associated with hiv. If your referring to herpes, shingles, warts or molluscum...Then to some degree yes. If your referring to kidney or liver cysts..Absolutely not. ...Read more

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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What are common signs of a yeast infection?

What are common signs of a yeast infection?

Sxs: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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Can the signs of a UTI also be the signs of an STD ?

Can the signs of a UTI also be the signs of an STD ?

UTI: A UTI (urinary tract infection) can include frequency, burning, foul odor, lower abdominal pain, or fatigue. I would advise you to go to see a medical provider and have your urine undergo a urinalysis. Std's can cause similar symptoms. ...Read more

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What's most likely signs of an adult ear infection?

What's most likely signs of an adult ear infection?

Fever/pain/hearing: 1) ear pain 2) fever 3) muffled hearing 4) ear drainage. ...Read more

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Are all genital discharges a sign of an std?

Are all genital discharges a sign of an std?

No: Men with prostatitis may have a discharge that is not related to a std and in some females can have a "normal" vaginal discharge, but these should always be checked out. ...Read more

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What are signs of having an std?

What are signs of having an std?

Many: Stds may present with many different symptoms and are acquired by sexual contact. Some symptoms include burning with urination, genital pain, discharge, or skin lesions. However, many times infections can be asymptomatic. If you are concerned, you should be evaluated and tested. ...Read more

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What are the signs of an std/bacterial disease?

What are the signs of an std/bacterial disease?

Male & female: Chlamydia:Painful urination, low abdominal pain, discharge from urethra in men & vagina in women, Pain with intercourse in Fs &in testis in Ms. Gonorrhea: Pus-like or blood discharge from vagina or penis, pain w urination, Abn menses, painful swollen testes or BMs.Trichomonas: similar + strong vaginal odor. HIV: none at first then flu like,fatigue, rash & swollen glands, later night sweats,fatigue ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an STI and an std?

What are the symptoms of an STI and an std?

Depends on the STD: The most common symptom for stds is no symptom at all. Some people may notice symptoms such as genital itching, odor, discharge or sores within 3 days of exposure. Others, will never have any of these symptoms. So, if you think you may have been exposed, its best to go ahead and get tested. You may even consider getting treated for common infections just to be on the safe side. ...Read more

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What are signs of an eye infection?

What are signs of an eye infection?

Pain in the eye: A feeling that something is in the eye increased sensitivity to light. Yellow, green, bloody, or watery discharge from the eye. Increasing redness of the eye or eyelids. A gray or white sore on the colored part of the eye . Fever with no other cause. Blurred or decreased vision. ...Read more

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What are common signs of an egg allergy?

What are common signs of an egg allergy?

Egg allergy: Egg allergy can lead to a worsening of eczema, it can result in hives or swelling (angioedema) of the face, mouth or entire body. Symptoms can include vomiting and diarrhea. Egg anaphylaxis (severe reaction) is less common, but more serious. Egg allergy is more common in children than adults and the triggering protein is usually in the egg white vs the yolk. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a yeast infection vs normal discharge?

What are the signs of a yeast infection vs normal discharge?

Different: Yeast infections often produce a cheesy white exudate and it is often accompanied by itching and sometimes a rash which may spread to the area around the anus and onto the thighs. There is also a different odor to the discharge (which is difficult for me to describe). ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of an anal abscess/fistula?

What are common symptoms of an anal abscess/fistula?

Anal Abscess: An anal abscess is a painful condition in which a collection of pus develops near the anus. Most anal abscesses are a result of infection from small anal glands. http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/anal-abscess ...Read more

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What's most likely signs of an ear infection in adults?

What's most likely signs of an ear infection in adults?

Ear pain, discharge: Ear infections can be outer ear infections (in the ear canal) or middle ear (behind the ear drum). Outer ear infections present with ear pain (inner/outer), discharge, fullness. Middle ear infections present w/deeper ear discomfort, decreased hearing and possible drainage (if ear drum ruptured). Seeing a specialist is important to treat and make sure nothing more going on nearby that is concerning. ...Read more

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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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What are signs of HPV the STD ?

What  are signs of HPV the STD ?

HPV: Many woman do not have not signs or symptoms with hpv. Hpv is a family of viruses, if you have the right one, you could have genital warts. ...Read more

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Which are symtoms of a vaginal infection?

Which are symtoms of a vaginal infection?

The woman may: Have a vaginal discharge with a change in color, texture, odor or amount (over her normal baseline vaginal secretions) as well as problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling. If these occur then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an infection after an abortion ?

What are the symptoms of an infection after an abortion ?

Abortion : After an abortion any pain or cramping for more than a few days, persistent bleeding usually for more than a week, and especially an abnormal odorous vaginal discharge are signs of an infection called endometritis or pid. Any fever or chills are also a warning sign that there is something wrong. Fever and pain or fever and bleeding/abnormal discharge after an abortion should prompt a doctor visit. ...Read more

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What are some signs & symptoms of a female urinary tract infection?

What are some signs & symptoms of a female urinary tract infection?

Urgency : Burning urination, increased frequency, cloudy foul smelling urine, pain in the bladder area. Fever, chills and back pain usually suggest infection of the kidneys and require hospital admission for IV antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are signs of a urinary infection?

What are signs of a urinary infection?

Burning, void a lot: Usually burning with urination. Also you will void more frequently and have more urge to go. If it gets bad you may have a fever or back pain. For more see www.Peedoc.Com @thepeedoc. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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