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How Long Can St Ds Lay Dormant
Yes: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the parasite trichomonas vaginalis. The infection usually does not cause symptoms in men and goes away on its own in a few weeks. When one partner is diagnosed, the general recommendation is that both get treated and for prevention purposes no sex or at least use condoms until cured. See: http://goo. Gl/n5ziq. ...Read more
Silent: Do you mean silent? Yes, some std's can be silent / dormant. ...Read more
Asymptomatic - yes: If you are asking if you can contract a std from someone who is not currently symptomatic _ yes! ...Read more
How can a person get a std/sti if they have both been faithful to each other? Is this possible? Can an STD lie dormant from previous partners?
Can gonorrhoea be dormant in a persons body? Also, can dormant STD's show up in tests even if no current symptoms.
History and examination may lead to the detection of STI which may be entirely unsuspected by the patient.
http://patient.info/doctor/sexually-transmitted-infections-pro ...Read more
I have had abnormal paps two years in a row and tested positive for HPV. Now I have an elevated WBC. Could this be from an untreated or dormant STD?
Yes: It can be elevated from any infection or STD. ...Read more
STD untreated effect: Syphilis can cause blindness and brain tumors in its' tertiary stage. It is a very rare occurrence as most positive VDRL tests are treated today. Gonorrhea and Chlamydia can cause sterility especially for females via Fallopian tube occlusion (blockage) and abscess. A word to the sexually wise, get STD tested before engaging a 2nd or 3rd partner if you are not in a mutually monogamous relationship. ...Read more
Depends on the STD: You could have an STD and be asymptomatic without any signs or symptoms. In fact, this happens with a lot of STDs. Even though you have no symptoms, you're still at risk of passing the infection along to your sex partners. That's why it's important to use protection, such as a condom, during sex. And visit your doctor on a regular basis for STD screening. ...Read more
That depends on: Which std it is.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Which std are you referring to? Syphilis and HIV can exist without being symptomatic for very long periods of time. Carriage of some organisms without their creating clinical disease is another possibility. The question must be more specific and delineate the particular infection and why you are asking the question. ...Read more
Which STD?: And what have you been exposed to since the last testing? This is a complicated question and needs more definition. ...Read more
Depends: While some stis are considered curable and can be cleared with a short course of treatment, others may be take more time. Some infections, such hiv, for example, presently are not considered curable. Speak with your provider about your specific condition. As with any sti, practicing safer sex protects you and your partner(s) from further infection / exposure. ...Read more
Indefinite : If you have a silent std.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Different stds have different incubation periods. It ranges from one week for gonorrhea, trichomonas and chlamydia to 6 months for hiv. That is why you must be very careful whom you take as a sex partner. Syphilis and hepatitis take about 6 weeks to detect.
Discuss the specifics with your doctor. ...Read more
Get tested yesterday: Do not wait! If you think you have a sexually transmitted infection, get tested now. If you don't get tested and treated it could become a pelvic infection and lead to chronic pain and infertility. Not to mention the risk of passing the infection on to someone else. ...Read more
48 to 72 hours: Most labs can process std testing in 48 to 72 hours. ...Read more
Depends on std: Most common thing would be infecting lots of other sexual contacts. ...Read more
About a month...: Early HIV symptoms occur about one month after infection. These can include: fever, headache, fatigue, swollen lymph glands, and rash. These early HIV symptoms often disappear after another month and can be mistaken for those of other viral infections. Early infected persons can be very infectious. More persistent symptoms of HIV infection may not appear for several years after the infection. ...Read more
Incubation periods: Vary depending on which std it is. ...Read more
Within 1 week: Usually 4-7 days but could be longer. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the type of testing that was done, the office hours and days of operation of the clinic who tested you, and the general operating efficiency of the clinic. ...Read more
Complications: Depending on which std it is, you may develop serious health complications. It doesn't hurt to get tested. Some std's can be "silent". ...Read more
Depends!: Some sexually transmitted diseases/infections are asymptomatic (without symptoms) until it's too late eg chlamydia leading to infertility. Or easily overlooked eg sores leading to tertiary infection. Or HIV leading to aids, hepatitis c leading to liver cancer or hpv leading to cervical cancer. Others produce symptoms like pain or discharge eg gonorrhea. If you engage in unprotected sex, get tested. ...Read more
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