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Doctor insights on: How Long Does It Take To Cure Std

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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 long does it take to get completely cured from an std?

How long does it take to get completely cured from an std?

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

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If a person diagnosed with STD then how long will it take to cure completely?

If a person diagnosed with STD then how long will it take to cure completely?

Varies : It totally depends on the type of std. For example herpes is with you forever whereas chlamydia can be treated with an antibiotic for a few days. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from an std?

How long does it take to heal from an std?

Depends: Depends on the std and the treatment. Some like herpes are forever, the acute outbreak can be treated but the virus stays in your body lifelong and can reactivate at any time. ...Read more

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How long does it take to see the signs of an std?

How long does it take to see the signs of an std?

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

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Subsequent to you get tested for a std, how long does it take to get the results?

Subsequent to you get tested for a std, how long does it take to get the results?

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

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