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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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Trichomonas (Definition)

An infection of the vulva or vagina that has a ...Read more


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Whats the procedure of getting tested for different types of stds? Especially those which has a symptom of penile discharge.

Whats the procedure of getting tested for different types of stds? Especially those which has a symptom of penile discharge.

STD evaluation: The STD evaluation for med usually consists of a history and physical, blood tests, and cultures taken from urine or culture of discharge from your urethra (a tiny swab is inserted for this). ...Read more

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What are symptoms of PID and cervictitis ?

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What  are symptoms of PID and cervictitis ?

PID: Symptoms of pid are pain/tenderness in lower abdomen/back, fever, vaginal discharge, chills, fatigue, bleeding after intercourse, frequent or painful urination, lack of appetite, increased menstrual cramps, irregular menstrual bleeding, nausea, painful intercourse. ...Read more

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Signs of STD in male?

Signs of STD in male?

STI's (STD's): It depends on the sti's (sexually transmitted infections) you are referring to. Painful or painless rash. Burning on urination. Penile discharge. Some sti's can be fairly asymptomatic and thus testing is your best bet to know if you have one (or more than one). ...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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Can the presence of rheumatoid factor be caused by a past history of syphilis?

Can the presence of rheumatoid factor be caused by a past history of syphilis?

Maybe.: Chronic syphilis is associated with rheumatoid factor, as any chronic infection can be. However, quickly treated case would not. Remeber, 5% of people have a positive rheumatoid factor and no disease. ...Read more

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What are the chances of lymphoma in someone with no family history of it?

What are the chances of lymphoma in someone with no family history of it?

Small risk: According to us national statistics, 22.5 per 100, 000 men and women per year will develop lymphoma. http://seer.cancer.gov/statfacts/html/lymph.html. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of chlamydia or gonorrhea in young women?

What are the symptoms of chlamydia or gonorrhea in young women?

Discharge and others: Many infected women notice nothing at all, especially for chlamydia. When symptoms occur, most commonly increased vaginal discharge, burning with urination, and spotting between periods or after sex -- often only one or two of these, not necessarily all. In severe cases, low abdominal pain, sometimes fever. Sexually active young women need periodic testing even if no symptoms. ...Read more

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Bloody ejaculate. No history of tramma or STDs. ?

Bloody ejaculate.  No history of tramma or STDs. ?

See a urologist: Would definitely go and get this evaluated. This could represent numerous illnesses including prostatitis, epididymitis, orchitis, reactive arthritis (Reiter's syndrome), urethritis and so on. Go soon and I hope this clears up quickly. ...Read more

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What is best source of info of use for genetic family history?

What is best source of info of use for genetic family history?

Ancestry: If you want to track your family then there are many websites. www.ancestry.com is a popular choice. If you want to understand more about a genetic disease in your family and how it is inherited, then check out www.Genereviews.Org. ...Read more

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Is chlamydia affect the results of other STDs tests as sphilyis ?

Is chlamydia affect the results of other STDs tests as sphilyis ?

Independent results: Hi Mohamed, STD testing shows each infection independently, no need to worry that the test result for one is changing another. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are the chances of a 26 year old with no family history of colon cancer and no genetic disorders having colorectal cancer or polyps?

What are the chances of a 26 year old with no family history of colon cancer and no genetic disorders having colorectal cancer or polyps?

Very low: However, I am curious why you ask. I suspect it is because of rectal bleeding (mentioned in your conditions), which is a medical problem you need to get evaluated right away, to find out what is causing it. Please see your doctor for a complete history and physical, and to get properly evaluated for your rectal bleeding and any other medical problems you may have. ...Read more

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What are the tests for history of premature birth?

What are the tests for history of premature birth?

History is history: If someone has previously given birth to a premature infant, then they have a "history of premature birth." the only test would be to ask the question. History can be personal history (specific to the person you are asking), or family history (the person or any of their blood relatives: parents, siblings, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc.). ...Read more

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What are the chances for twins without family history?

What are the chances for twins without family history?

Twin risk: I agree with other answers. Let me add that women older than 35 also have an increased risk because they have a higher natural level of FSH ( follicle stimulating hormone). In addition to ivf, any fertility medication increases the risks but to a variable degree. We have a ways to go but the trend to more single embryo transfer, is reducing the multiple rates from ivf. Best wishes. ...Read more

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With family history of Rheumatoid Arthritis (mother), what's the chance of me having the disease too? Am not a healthy individual. Dx of MD & more.

With family history of Rheumatoid Arthritis (mother), what's the chance of me having the disease too? Am not a healthy individual. Dx of MD & more.

Possibly but not : It is possible, but there are a lot of reasons one guest from a Taurus riders. One is the genetic risk which you have, but their environmental and other issues and infectious issues that seem to play a role. These are things you can discuss with your physician, and you can even have testing right now to see if you have any of the positive tests we sometimes see with rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting ovarian cancer at 24? No family history

What are the chances of getting ovarian cancer at 24? No family history

Very unlikely: Ovarian cancer typically occurs in older women, after menopause, with an average age of around 60. It's very rare at your age, although they can also be associated with people with a family history of breast and colon cancers. ...Read more

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How does trichomoniasis spread?

Sexual contact: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease that is transmiited via body fluids. It is treated with antibiotics. All sexual partners should be treated. The use of condoms will minimize your risks of contracting the disease. ...Read more

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Can trichomoniasis affect kids?

Can trichomoniasis affect kids?

Trichomoniasis : Trichomoniasis in a mother can impact the newborn due to an ^ in preterm deliveries and low birth weight. It could impact a child who is sexually active at a young age or a child that is the victim of sexual abuse. ...Read more

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Why is trichomoniasis so common?

Trichomoniasis: Although the prevalence of trichomonas is estimated at 8 million cases/year, that is probably an underestimate. The reasons are that it is not reported nationally, many people have no symptoms ; the tests used to diagnose it have low sensitivity. ...Read more

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Can trichomoniasis spread orally?

Doubtful: The normal routes of transmisssion for trichomoniasis are penis to vagina, vagina to penis or vagina to vagina. It would be uncommon for the infection to affect anus or mouth. ...Read more

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What does trichomoniasis look like?

What does trichomoniasis look like?

Trichomoniasis: May be silent in 70% of infected people. Symptoms may occur within 5 to 28 days or much longer out. Symptoms may be intermittent. Men may experience penile discharge, burning w urination ; /or ejaculation as well as itching internal to the penis. Woman may have a green/yellow/white or clear discharge as well as redness, itching, burning of tissues. Pain may occur with urination or with sex. ...Read more

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Could men give women trichomoniasis?

Could men give women trichomoniasis?

Yes: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called Trichomonas Vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal contact or vaginal to vaginal contact. It reportedly can infect the mouth & anus but can NOT survive in those areas. ...Read more

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How can trichomoniasis be contracted?

Sexually: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease from a parasite called Trichomonas Vaginalis. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal contact or vaginal to vaginal contact. It reportedly can infect the mouth & anus but can NOT survive in those areas. ...Read more

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How could trichomoniasis be contracted?

Trichomoniasis : is an STD caused by the Trichomonas Vaginalis parasite. Most often women become infected by penis to vaginal contact or vaginal to vaginal contact. It reportedly can infect the mouth & anus but can NOT survive in those areas. ...Read more

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Can trichomoniasis reappear after months?

Can trichomoniasis reappear after months?

Reinfection: The chances are the trichomonas came back because of reinfection. The 'tricky' thing about trich is that not every one has symptoms - so perhaps your partner may have had it and couldn't tell you because they themselves didn't know. Best to see an Infectious Diseases doctor who are experts in this kind of thing- you and your partner(s) would need evaluation to stop the spreading back and forth. ...Read more

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Why is trichomoniasis more prevalent in women?

More symptomatic: It is probably not more prevalent, just more symptomatic and easier to notice. ...Read more

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Will trichomoniasis go away on its own in men?

Usually not: Usually not. It takes a single dose of an antibiotic, so easier enough to treat. Here is some information: http://www.cdc.gov/std/trichomonas/STDFact-Trichomoniasis.htm ...Read more

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Is it possible to get trichomoniasis from oral?

The normal: Routes of transmisssion for trichomoniasis are penis to vagina, vagina to penis or vagina to vagina. It would be uncommon for the infection to affect anus or mouth. ...Read more

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Need I tell my partner if I have trichomoniasis?

Yes,: If you want to be free of trichomoniasis both you ; your partner need to be treated. Trichomoniasis can be treated w one or multiple oral doses of Metronidazole or tinidazole. These are antibiotics which your doctor can order. It is my opinion that you are ethically obligated to inform your partner of this sexually transmitted disease. Take care. ...Read more

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My wife has trichomoniasis. Why don't I have it?

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Here are some ...: Two possibilities: Either you have been able to fend off trich or you're asymptomatic. Remember: Due to individual variation in defense immune ability, some people would not develop symptomatic infection or never get it despite being exposed to it. In other words, exposure to infectious agent doesn't mean contracting it, and contracting it doesn't necessarily mean going to develop symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get trichomoniasis on your own?

Is it possible to get trichomoniasis on your own?

That is not normal: Mode of transmission. Trichomoniasis is the most common std. It is due to infection with a parasite called trichomonas vaginalis. The normal routes of transmisssion for trichomoniasis are penis to vagina, vagina to penis or vagina to vagina. It would be uncommon for the infection to affect anus or mouth. ...Read more

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Why do so few places test men for trichomoniasis?

Why do so few places test men for trichomoniasis?

Trichomoniasis: Most importantly, most men don't have vaginas! If they report that their partners are + for Trichomoniasis they should of course should be treated. ...Read more

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Why is it so hard to find trichomoniasis in a man?

Why is it so hard to find trichomoniasis in a man?

thricomonas: It may not be hard if you look at a centrifuges sample of the first portion of voided urine. ...Read more