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Common St Ds That Cause Infertility In Females
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many: There is a long list of std's that can cause infertility in men such as mumps, tuberculosis, gonorrhea, syphilis and others. There are many other conditions both anatomical as well as environmental that can cause infertility in men. The first step is to do a semen analysis and if abnormal x 2 to see a fertility specialist or a urologist for further evaluation and possible treatment. Good luck.. ...Read more
Been w/ 1 guy b4. now 3 yrs later, I found out he may have given me a STD. If it has been left untreated this long could it have caused infertility?
Once infected with a std/sti how long left untreated can it cause either infertility or other problems?
Depends which STD: Also depends upon gender. I.E. Hiv?Aids does not impair fertility until subject is bebilitated from their diease. Syphilis, hpv & candidiasis do not significantly impair fertility. Trichomona and chlamydia infections are major causes of female infertility in women, if not not treated early and they develop pelvic inflammatory disease (pid). Less likely in males. Same 4 g0norrhea in both sexes. ...Read more
Varies: Depends upon to which std you are referring. Even if we focus on one of the more common leading to infertility, e.g., chlamydia, this focuses on the degree of inflammation created in that person's fallopian tubes and elsewhere, and how long it goes on. Sometimes scarred and obstructed tubes can be reopened by skilled surgeons, sometimes not. There are other ways in which infertility occurs. ...Read more
Need to be treated : The longer you have an untreated std and the higher the number of episodes of std he higher the chances of infertility, mainly blockage of the fallopian tubes. The chances of blocked tube is ~ 12% after one pelvic infection, 23% after 2 and 53% after 3. Antibiotics treatment and the use of condoms as well as bcp is highly recommended. ...Read more
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