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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)

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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How do you catch std?

How do you catch std?

Unprotected contact: Std's are caught when someone has unprotected mucosal contact with an infected person's bodily fluids. This could be oral, anal, or vaginal mucosa with any fluids from the body. ...Read more

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How do you catch std ? What is std ?

How do you catch std ? What is std ?

Passing germs: Sexual activity involves the exchange of a variety of body fluids, which can be contaminated with bacteria or viruses that cause a variety of diseases. STD (sexually transmitted disease) include typical agents like gonorrhea and HPV, but can include hepatitis B and C and HIV. Your partner may or may not know they are infected.Some germs can render you sterile with one infection. Choose wisely. ...Read more

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Can I catch an STD from the toilet?

Can I catch an STD from the toilet?

No: STDs are harder to transmit than this. There is no known risk. In my nearly 40 years in the STD business, I have never seen a patient with STD who had not had sex. ...Read more

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How can you catch a STD without sex?

How can you catch a STD without sex?

Skin to skin contact: Certian stds, such as herpes and hpv, can be transmitted through skin to skin contact. Therefore, sex is not required to transmit these infections. ...Read more

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What can I do to catch an STD or sti?

See below: Stds/stis are transmitted by unprotected intercourse. Always use a condom to protect yourself. ...Read more

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Can you catch a STD from a co-worker that has one ?

Depends on contact: Sexually transmitted diseases (stds) can only be transmitted through direct contact. Just sitting in cubicle next to your co-worker will not put you at risk. Physical contact to a lesion (herpes, chancre, etc.) can lead to an infection. Obviously, sexual contact is included in the description of physical contact. ...Read more

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Can you catch any std's from toilet or any diease.

Can you catch any std's from  toilet or any diease.

Be wise in restrooms: It is unlikely to catch anything in a restroom except for diarrheal diseases, and perhaps contagious flu-like illnesses, because poop gets onto surfaces throughout restrooms, and flu-like illnesses are also transmissible via surfaces such as door handles. Act wisely in restrooms. ...Read more

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Can u still catch a STD is ur partner has not got one?

Can u still catch a STD is ur partner has not got one?

He may not know: No, but not all stds show symptoms in males. For example, chlamydia often has no symptoms in men but does in women; herpes has lesions that come and go; HIV can have no symptoms for years. So, just because someone says he does not have an std and is being honest, he may not know. If you do make the decision to engage in sexual activity, be careful and be protected to reduce your risk. ...Read more

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Can you catch any STDs from urine? If so, which ones and how?

Can you catch any STDs from urine? If so, which ones and how?

Water sports: I am surprised to see this question here. It is a first for me. But, urine play during a sexual encounter is a common experience that some couples use to enhance their sexuality. It is very difficult to think that urine exposure can put one at risk for stds. Most stds require blood, semen, or vaginal secretions to pass along the std. ...Read more

Crabs (Definition)

Crab lice is a colloquial term for pubic lice, or the infection of pubic hair by the louse parasite that feeds on human blood. The main symptom is itching. ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more