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Is rubbing alcohol enough to kill the HIV virus? Is it also effective against other stds?

Is rubbing alcohol enough to kill the HIV virus? Is it also effective against other stds?

No!: Rubing alcohol will not kill HIV or any other std's such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, syphillis, hepatitis b, or others. To avoid std's use a condom every single time, even w/ oral sex. See a dr if you have been exposed to an std so you can get proper treatment. ...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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Does drinking alcohol kill stds?

Does drinking alcohol kill stds?

No: There's no evidence that drinking alcohol will cure an std. Specific antibiotics are necessary to be treated appropriately for specific std's. It's also important the the partner be treated as well. ...Read more

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Can common soap and water kill HIV virus and other stds?

Can common soap and water kill HIV virus and other stds?

No: Check out http://www.thebody.com/forums/aids/safesex/q8934.html. However, washing w/soap & water is recommended to lower risk for fecal-oral contamination & spread of other infections. http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/rr58e324a2.htm. ...Read more

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Will alcohol based sanitizer kill h1n1 virus?

Will alcohol based sanitizer kill h1n1 virus?

Yes and no: Technically a virus cannot be killed since it is not alive to begin with. It is more like a container with a program that inserts itself into a living cell and takes it over, leading to reproduction of the virus and infection of other cells. To prevent h1n1 - hand-washing and alcohol based sanitizers are recommended. Alcohol should be at least 60% content in the sanitizer. Prevention is the key. ...Read more

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Is it possible that alcohol kill papilloma virus?

Is it possible that alcohol kill papilloma virus?

No: If you have to ask, the virus is already present and integrated into your own genome. The good news is that you can manage hpv-related disease by keeping close tabs on your body with your physician's help. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I received oral and vaginal sex with a condom. I washed and used alcohol immediately afterwards. Is there any chance I could get any STDS?

I received oral and vaginal sex with a condom. I washed and used alcohol immediately afterwards. Is there any chance I could get any STDS?

Zero risk...: ...for all practical purposes. I would not recommend any testing unless you develop symptoms of STD. In the future, skip the alcohol, which can be irritating to genital tissues and does not any protection over soap and water, which is very effective on their own. ...Read more

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If I wash thoroughly with rubbing alcohol after sex, will I lessen my chance for an std?

No: No, rubbing down with rubbing alcohol is not effective at reducing your risk of obtaining an std. Stds are spread by contact with skin to infected skin or infected secretions from someone who has the std. After you have sex with someone who is infected is precisely the wrong time to be concerned for getting an std. Practice safe sex - always. Protect yourself and be prepared for safe sex! ...Read more

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Will drinking beer or alcohol make STDs worse?

Will drinking beer or alcohol make STDs worse?

Maybe: It should not worsen the std, however it may increase the likelihood of getting one or passing on one - may make bad decisions (like not wearing a condom). ...Read more

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Stoped drinking alcohol. But i still pee 20 times a day and can't hold it no STD no UTI urine test good what the heck is wrong with me?

Stoped drinking alcohol. But i still pee 20 times a day and can't hold it no STD no UTI urine test good what the heck is wrong with me?

Diabetes??: Polyuria-(excessive urination), along with polydipsia(excessive thirst) and polyphagia (excessive hunger) are suspicious symptoms for diabetes, i would suggest a medical blood chemistry panel.... ...Read more

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Hi I was recently diagnosed with and STD and my doctor prescribed me azithromycin. I took it yesterday but was wondering if alcohol would affect it?

Hi I was recently diagnosed with and STD and my doctor prescribed me azithromycin. I took it yesterday but was wondering if alcohol would affect it?

Alcohol: interacts very strongly with metronidazole (Flagyl) that is used to treat vaginal infections and/or some STD. This is not as much as a concern with azithromycin. Azithromycin and alcohol both require the liver to work harder, and taking them in combination is not recommended. Protect yourself from getting STDs in the future by consistent use of condoms. Some STDs are so easily treated. ...Read more

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How long to wait to drink alcohol after taking azithromycin for std?

STDs: Interactions between Metronidazole and alcohol exist. Some of these interactions may be severe and some potentially dangerous. Pharmacists will warn patients to avoid using alcohol while using the medication and for three days after the last dose of the medication has been used. According to the literature, there are severe side effects that include nausea, vomiting, flushing, etc. ...Read more

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Hi,Which std viruses causes fatigue and death.

Hi,Which std viruses causes fatigue and death.

STD virus?: HIV, Hepatitis B, cytomegalovirus (CMV), Human Papilloma virus (HPV) and Herpes simplex virus (HSV) can be sexually transmitted. Only HIV is really likely to cause death although under certain circumstances you could die from Hep B or CMV. Fatigue will certainly happen along the way ...Read more

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Hi,which std virus affects the mouth?

Hi,which std virus affects the mouth?

Several: HPV has been associated with cancers of the throat and the herpes virus can be transmitted sexually and can cause fever blisters/cold sores. Non-viral stds can also cause tonsilitis and sore throats (GC is probably the one that causes this most frequently). HIV can also be transmitted orally but causes a more systemic problem. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

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