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How do you know if you have an STI before you go for testing? Id rather go to boh for treatment before my gyn sees me.

How do you know if you have an STI before you go for testing? Id rather go to boh for treatment before my gyn sees me.

You can;t: Std's require vaginal and blood testing. Many are without symptoms and must be treated to avoid serious medical problems now and in the future. Many states also require notification of any and all sexual partners as well to prevent spread of the disease. ...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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How do you know when you have STD or sti?

How do you know when you have STD or sti?

Testing: Some std's (sexually transmitted disease) aka STI (sexually transmitted infection) have an obvious appearance, but most require testing such as culture or dna testing. If you have had unprotected sex or know that you were exposed to an std, best to get tested. Early treatment can prevent complications. ...Read more

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Isn't there a STD test that can be given to make sure a strong hypnotic sedative is really needed and that patient understands dangers and doses. ?

Isn't there a STD test that can be given to make sure a strong hypnotic sedative is really needed and that patient understands dangers and doses. ?

Testing for: A standard test for what? Your question is very much unclear. What context are you discussing? Why are you worried about anesthesia? Is it dentistry? Or are you asking about rohipnol use in sexual play? ...Read more

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How to know if you have any STI ?

How to know if you have any STI ?

Get tested: Some STI's are silent - so you wouldn't know that you had them. ...Read more

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How would u know if you have std?

How would u know if you have std?

STD?: By seeing u physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a std? Like warts and how does one go about curing them if the do?

How do you know if you have a std? Like warts and how does one go about curing them if the do?

Testing leads to cur: STDs are best diagnosed by a combination of history, physical exam, urine and/or blood testing. There are many different treatments for genital warts that usually lead to a cure. Best to see your doctor to take care of this. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an STD in your throat?

How do you know if you have an STD in your throat?

If you have engaged: In oral sex and are concerned about pharyngitis - please get evaluated for an std. Some std's can be silent. ...Read more

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How to know if you have a yeast infection, is that considered an std?

How to know if you have a yeast infection, is that considered an std?

Yeast infection is: Not an std. A doctor can diagnose a yeast infection. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness ; itching of the vulva; burning with urination ; vaginal intercourse ; a clumpy, white, vaginal discharge with no odor. Sometimes the discharge isn’t apparent. ...Read more

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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

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 more

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How long do it take to know if you have a STD? And can someone putting there mouth on ur penis give you a STD?

How long do it take to know if you have a STD? And can someone putting there mouth on ur penis give you a STD?

Get tested: It may take days or weeks to know if you contracted an STD. If you had unprotected sex and have doubts, then go to the Health Dept or your family doctor and get tested. And yes, you can get STD by oral sex, especially viral. ...Read more

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Can stis be cured?

Can stis be cured?

Usually: Most are caused by organisms for which effective antibiotics are currently available. A few have developed some degree of resistance but still are susceptible to one or two agents. The earlier you seek treatment, the less likely there will be permanent damage. ...Read more

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How are common stis treated?

How are common stis treated?

DEPENDS: Treatment for each STI is different, some are treated by antibiotics and for others antiviral medications are prescribed . http://www.familyplanning.org.nz/advice/sexually-transmissible-infections/getting-tested-and-treatment ...Read more

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What are the symptoms. Signs of stis?

What are the symptoms. Signs of stis?

Depends: Some stds have no symptoms at all. Others can cause burning, itching, discharge, odor, pelvic pain, fever, rash, sores, and many other symptoms. If you think you might have ANS std, then call your family doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can a STI be treated ?

Can a STI be treated ?

A stye / an S.T.I. ?: Both can be treated. A sty (stye) is a bump in the eyelid, which is actually an infection of the oil glands in the eyelid. An s.T.I. (sexually transmitted infection) can occur easily in men or women, and treatments are available although some disease have no cure. Try to avoid catching s.T.I.'s. ...Read more

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What are all the sti's?

Here are some ...: STIs are caused by 3 groups: Bacteria - gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, & chancroid; virus - HIV, HPV, herpes simplex, hepatitis- B & C; parasites - trichomonas & crab louse. Those are so far we've known of; surely, may be more to come in the future - never know. ...Read more

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How did a person get an sti?

How did a person get an sti?

Sex: By having sex with another person who already has it. ...Read more

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What can I take for a n sti?

Depends on cause: You need seen by your dr / urgent care / gyn or er for exam, testing if needed, and proper medication selection(-s). ...Read more

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What are common STI symptoms?

What are common STI symptoms?

STI: Vaginal discharge, abdominal cramping, irregular bleeding, vaginal itching or burning, are all symptoms of an infection. Some STIs are completely silent and only testing performed routinely in a doctor's office can diagnose them. If you suspect exposure it is safer to get tested. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more