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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
I think I have hyppchondria! for example if you think you have a STD can your mind really make the symptoms!?
Yes: Yes, of course!Get a more detailed answer ›
Besides STDs and hiv, is it possible to contract a basic illness from oral sex? For example, flu? Any other illnesses as well
Can you tell me for example taking Valtrex (valacyclovir) daily to reduce and STD breakout. what are the long-term effects?
If you go to the hospital for a check-up and they draw blood out and for a urine example would they let you know if you have an std? or something
Not necessarily: Depending on why you go to the ER.. If it's a non std related visit.. It is unlikely they will order tests to test for STDs. So in that case, no. Rarely are STDs considered an emergency department level concern and isn't routinely drawn on an emergent basis. If for some reason it is warranted and the hospital you are at can run the tests on site, they will give you those results there. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i get any sort of STD if someone spit in my drink? For example if the spit/saliva had blood or mucus in it.
Can you get an STD any other way than being sexually active? For example using a dirty bathroom or scratching yourself down there over top clothes
Sexually transmitted: disease, by definition, is sexually transmitted. You can contract infections that can be spread by other means as well as by sexual contact. For example, you can get AIDS or hepatitis from sexual contact or from blood transfusions. You cannot get STD from dirty bathroom or scratching. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chlamydia is a STD that for example if a female has it in her vagina and you get oral sex from her she can't pass it on to you correct?
Not As Likely: Not as likely, but still possible. If she has chlamydia, best to have yourself treated as well. ...Read more
Why does HPV causes cancer where herpes for example doesn't? What makes it more dangerous when both are STDs & viruses? Will I get rid of HPV16 ever??
Your HPV will clear: HPV and herpes are different viruses. Not every virus causes the same health problems as others. Neither herpes nor HPV is very dangerous, and it isn't sexual transmission that makes anything dangerous. Most HPV infections (type 16 and others) are cleared by the immune system over 1-2 years and do not cause cancer. People tend to get freaked because of association with sex, but there's no need. ...Read more