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How to know if I have an std?

How to know if I have an std?

Symptoms or tests: Symtoms include itching, redness or irritation of genitalia, burning on urination, vaginal or urethral discharge. Suspicion, if u had unprotected sex with a new partner. Should assume you have an std if partner has one. Dr can examine you, test discharge or take swabs which can be cultured ; will give definitive answer. Stds are very common, hence protection strongly advised, esp. For casual sex! ...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 to tell if I have an yeast infection?

How to tell if I have an yeast infection?

Symptoms: Vaginal itching, thick whitish discharge, external itching or irritation are common symptoms. Diet can have an effect. So can your blood sugar levels. See your healthcare provider if it happens frequently. ...Read more

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How to know if I have i have an std?

How to know if I have i have an std?

Yes: Of the dozen or more infections that can pass during sex, some can show up soon and be obvious while others can hide for years. Some hpv strains can remain hidden for decades before your pap smear changes and shows possible changes of cancer.If you are sexually active, let your doc know so they can test you for those with the most troublesome effects on your health. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have an std?

How can I know if I have an std?

If you have engaged: In behaviors that put you at risk, then arrange for an std evaluation. Have you been sexually active without protection or engaged in other high risk behaviors? Female- vaginal discharge, bleeding w intercourse or btwn periods, nausea, fever, painful intercourse, lower abdominal or back pain. Male? Discharge, burning w urination, itching of urethra, pain/ swelling of testes. Any rectal pain, >. ...Read more

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I need to know if I have an STD please?

I need to know if I have an STD please?

Doctor's visit : Need a long time and space to explain. It will help to visit your doctor to listen to your symptoms, history and an exam to be able to understand if you have an std, what kind and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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How to do you know you have an STD for a female?

How to do you know you have an STD for a female?

Test: Most stds are asymptomatic for females, unfortunately; the only way to know is to get screened if you have a high risk contact. ...Read more

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I need to know if I have an std?

I need to know if I have an std?

See your PCP: Talk to your doctor about your concerns and mention specifically what infections you think you might have. Request the std testing from your health care provider. Good luck. ...Read more

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How would i be able to tell if I have an sti?

How would i be able to tell  if I have an sti?

Med eval: You could be asymptomatic and have a sexually transmitted disease. The best way is to be evaluated medically. ...Read more

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How can I know if I have an STD and i want to die?

How can I know if I have an STD and i want to die?

If you have : Engaged in behaviors that put you at risk for an std then you can be checked at an std clinic or by your physician. Do you mean that you may want to die if you have an std? Or do you mean that you want to die right now? If you are having suicidal thoughts please have a friend or relative drive you to the nearest emergency room or call 911. You can call the national suicide hotlines 24/7 at >. ...Read more

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How would i be able to tell if I have a yeast infection?

How would i be able to tell  if I have a yeast infection?

Eval: 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. If you have never had a verified yeast infection before - recommend that the diagnosis be verified by your physician. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have vulvodynia?

How to tell if I have vulvodynia?

You'll know: Vulvodynia is a medical term for stating that a woman's vulva is painful. There are four main categories involved with diagnosing vulvodynia. It can be a very frustrating symptom for women. Finding a compassionate doctor who will thoroughly evaluate & treat vulvodynia can be difficult for woman with this symptom. Even with thorough diagnosis & treatment, symptoms may improve but persist. ...Read more

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How would i be able to tell if I have a male yeast infection?

How would i be able to tell if I have a male yeast infection?

Yeast infection: Men with yeast infections may have burning or itching at the urethra (hole in the penis). There may be a red rash as well. Monistat can be applied to the tip of the penis twice a day. If not resolving in a week, see physician. ...Read more

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How to know if I have an ear infection?

How to know if I have an ear infection?

Ear infection: Classic symptoms: ear pain or ear fullness, decreased or muffled hearing in one ear, drainage from ear canal, or exquisite tenderness of the ear to touch or tugging the ear. Ear infections are either middle ear (nontender to pulling) or external ear (very tender to pulling). ...Read more

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How to tell if I have a yeast infection?

How to tell if I have a yeast infection?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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How to know if I have an kidney infection?

How to know if I have an kidney infection?

Symptoms or see md: Symptoms of UTI are burning, urinating more often and lower abdominal pain. If the pain spreads to your back or your have fever you may have a kidney infection. You should see a doctor immediately. ...Read more

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How would i be able to tell if I have an ear infection?

How would i be able to tell if I have an ear infection?

Ear Infection: You may have severe ear pain, but it may be caused by an ear infection, sinusitis, TMJ disease or any other cause. Please see your primary care physician for further evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to know if you have a yeast infection?

For first time - get: Medical eval to know for sure. 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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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