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How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

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 more

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

STD is also known as Sexually transmitted disease. 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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Can u get an STD if your parent does not have it or has never had it and if you use protection (condom all the time during sex) ?

Can u get an STD if your parent does not have it or has never  had it and if you use protection (condom all the time during sex) ?

Yes: A person can get a sexually transmitted disease even if the person has no family history of sexually transmitted diseases. Even persons that use condoms during sexual intercourse can get contagiated with a sexually transmitted disease. Depending on how it is used and type of condom (lambskin for example) condoms may not provide protection against sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. ...Read more

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Do u have to get check regulary for std if you have the same partner if so why?

Do u have to get check regulary for std if you have the same partner if so why?

Because it matters: Several of the std's can be lifelong, deadly, cause sterility, be present without symptoms for years and return, etc. Unless you entered a relationship with a virgin as a virgin an neither of you ever stray (100%), periodic screening is a reasonable thing to do.That is if you want to avoid the potential problems. ...Read more

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Why do they say the younger u are the most likely to get Std?

Why do they say the younger u are the most likely to get Std?

Because it's true: The reasons are complex. 19 year olds are no more susceptible to most STDs than persons age 25 or 30. But young people tend to change partners more frequently, to have occasional high risk partners, and often less likely to use condoms consistently. Older folks often have had STDs previously and therefore are partly resistant or immune. Protect yourself: use condoms, get vaccinated against HPV. ...Read more

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Can u get a STD when using a comdom ?

Can u get a STD when using a comdom ?

Sometimes: Condoms when used properly certainly can cut down the risk of catching std. But sexual activity can be vigorous, and the chance of a std somehow spreading is still there even though lessened. Fortunately most std's can be treated. See your family doctor if you have suspicions. And get your partner into treatment if they have a problem. ...Read more

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After having unproted sex how long after should u get tested for any std?

OnlyIfYouHaveSymptom: All unprotected sex does not cause STD.You only need to be tested if you have symptoms or know that your partner has or may have an STD ...Read more

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What is a way u can get herpes/std's without sex?

What is a way u can get herpes/std's without sex?

Yes, but...: You could get herpes, syphilis, and some other stds from kissing if you kissed someone who had an oral or pharyngeal infection. However, this is not the way stds are commonly spread. ...Read more

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Can u still get std if you had sex with 2 diffrent people at diffrent times and they where virgins?

Can u still get std if you had sex with 2 diffrent people at diffrent times and they where virgins?

Checkup: Do not belabor the question. Go have yourself screened for STDs. Then agree only to have safe sex. Condom/sheath 100% of the time. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections is also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more