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How do you prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)?

How do you prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)?

Few ideas: 1. Practice chastity. 2. Or practice monogamy with one safe partner. 3. Use a male or female condom (not 100%) ...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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Is ic a sexually transmitted disease/infection (std/sti)?  

Is ic a sexually transmitted disease/infection (std/sti)?  

No: Interstitial cystitis is an inflammatory condition wherein the bladder is deficient in a 'slime layer' that protects the lining from irritating substances in the urine. Almost like a 'diaper rash' on the inside. It can be managed and treated with dietary changes, oral medications and sometimes infusions of medicine into the bladder. ...Read more

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What sexually transmitted diseases (std) can affect gay men?

What sexually transmitted diseases (std) can affect gay men?

ALL of them: There are no "freebies" in terms of stds--if you have unprotected intercourse, you are at risk for contracting the entire spectrum of sexually transmitted diseases. Use condoms for protection. ...Read more

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Are certain cancers sexually transmitted as an std?

Are certain cancers sexually transmitted as an std?

Cervical cancer: Comes form certain high risk subtypes of hpv, almost always now days if you go for regular checks if it causes a problem, it should be diagnosed and treated if necessary in the pre- cancerous phase before it can get to cancer. ...Read more

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Where did sexually transmitted diseases originate from?

Where did sexually transmitted diseases originate from?

Evolution at work!: Same as for most infections. There are billions of bacteria and viruses that inhabit our bodies, mostly beneficial or at least harmless but sometimes causing disease. The STDs are caused by some that evolved to cause disease, to survive best in the genital tract, and to require human intimacy for transmission. In other words, they evolved with humans as we ourselves evolved from earlier ancestors. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of catching sexually transmitted diseases?

What is the likelihood of catching sexually transmitted diseases?

Risk factors: If you are celebate the chance is 0%. It all depends on the risk factors for the particular sexually transmitted diseases and your risky behaviors. ...Read more

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Are sexually transmitted diseases kind of a way of punishing promiscuity?

Are sexually transmitted diseases kind of a way of punishing promiscuity?

Not really: Just a result of promiscuity. Nobody is punishing anybody with these, anymore than with pneumonia or urinary tract infections or heart disease. They are just part of life. ...Read more

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Is it possible for sexually transmitted diseases to be transmitted using vibrators?

Yes: If your partner has an std, any contact transfer can spread the organism. This would include shared vibrators or other sexual toys. Protection is important until the std is treated. ...Read more

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What are the various germs causing sexually transmitted diseases?

What are the various germs causing sexually transmitted diseases?

See list: Here is a partial list:
oral and genital herpes/ (herpes I and ii)...
Chlamydia...
Gonorrhea...
Syphilis...
Human pappilloma virus...
Human immunodeficiency virus...
Hepatitis b...
Hepatitis c...
Molluscum contagiosum...
Herpes viruses 6, 7, and 8.
Chancroid due to hemophilus ducryie...
Lymphogranuloma venerium...
Trichomoniasis, . ..
Crabs, pubic lice, and scabies. ...Read more

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What are the sexually transmitted diseases that can affect only gay men?

What are the sexually transmitted diseases that can affect only gay men?

None: There are no STDs specific to gay men. Stds are equal-opportunity offenders. ...Read more

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How do male and female sex workers prevent sexually transmitted diseases?

How do male and female sex workers prevent sexually transmitted diseases?

Do they prevent?: Death, dementia, disfigurement, pain, cancer, transmission to others!

sores, rashes, pain on urination...
If you think you have been exposed. Get checked. ...Read more

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What is the best way of not getting sexually transmitted diseases when pregnant?

What is the best way of not getting sexually transmitted diseases when pregnant?

Being celibate: But if you choose to have sex during pregnancy continue protection with condoms and choose your partners carefully. ...Read more

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Can one contract any incurable sexually transmitted diseases by performing oral sex?

Can one contract any incurable sexually transmitted diseases by performing oral sex?

Yes.: Hiv, hepatitis b and c, herpes 1 or 2. These viral diseases are incurable, and except for the herpes, cab be fatal. If you are concerned, you should see your dr. About performing tests.

For my colleagues, I did not mention syphilis, gonorrhea, or chlamdya, all of which are treatable! ...Read more

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Statistically abstinence does not completely prevent sexually transmitted diseases, why?

Definition of Sex: When people are asked what abstinence means, their answers range from no penetration or oral sex up to "anal is ok, just not vaginal sex". Given that the definition is in doubt, it's not unexpected that stds can still occur in abstaining people via oral sex, mutual masturbation or even anal penetration. ...Read more

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What laws are there for partner notification that has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases?

What laws are there for partner notification that has HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases?

Varies: State laws on this differ, and you would have to access your lawyer or the state legal system to learn what the rules are in your area. ...Read more

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Are there any sexually transmitted diseases which may cause vibrating like pain in the urinary tracts? Which are they?

Are there any sexually transmitted diseases which may cause vibrating like pain in the urinary tracts? Which are they?

Rule out STD and UTI: "Vibrating" is not a term we hear described often, but urethral and bladder pain are common. This can be caused by a urinary tract infection but can also be caused by chlamydia or gonorrhea. In males, it is more often a sexually transmitted disease. Have you been exposed to either? If you are having pain or urethral discharge you should have your doctor test you for these things. Good luck. ...Read more

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Would there be an institution which has records about the new sexually transmitted diseases? (Working on that information has not reached my hospital)

"New" is relative: In general, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) here in the US is our go-to institution for information regarding STDs and every other infectious illness we encounter here. Check out their site: www. Cdc. Gov ...Read more

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How do sexually transmitted diseases begin?

How do sexually transmitted diseases begin?

Exposed to infection: They begin after having sexual activity with someone already infected. ...Read more

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What are some common sexually transmitted diseases?

What are some common sexually transmitted diseases?

Gonnorhea, Syphilis;: The following are common stds
1gonnorhea
2syphilis
3herpes simplex
4chlamydia
5trichomonus infection
6hpv infection
7hiv infection and aids
8chancroid
9Hepatitis B
10 Moluscum Contagiosom
11 Pubic Lice
12Donovanosis (Granuloma Inguinale) ...Read more

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What's the history of sexually transmitted diseases?

What's the history of sexually transmitted diseases?

Please clarify...: Do you mind clarifying your question so that I can answer you? ...Read more

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What's the best way to prevent sexually transmitted diseases?

What's the best way to prevent sexually transmitted diseases?

Moderation & condoms: Limit sexual activity and wear condoms when you have sex. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a baby to be born with sexually transmitted diseases?

Is it possible for a baby to be born with sexually transmitted diseases?

Absolutely: Particularly syphilis and hiv, along with herpes and several other potentially harmful organisms. ...Read more

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What sexually transmitted diseases can you get from giving someone head?

What sexually transmitted diseases can you get from giving someone head?

Many: Syphilis, hiv, gonorrhea, herpes are among the more common. This assumes you are receiving ejaculate onto the back of the throat and tonsils. Condoms provide protection. Stay safe please. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,600 Doctors shared insights

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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