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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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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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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 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 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

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What do you suggest if i think i may have an eye infection?

What do you suggest if i think i may have an eye infection?

A few things: First - if you are wearing contacts, remove them. If the vision is down, or there is pus or much pain, then see an ophthalmologist. Otherwise keep the eye clean, wash your hands so you don't spread it and seek help if it is still present after about 4 days. ...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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What do you suggest if I have an appointment to see if what do you suggest if I have endometriosis. If I do have it, will they do a laparotomy on me even though i'm not ttc?

What do you suggest if I have an appointment to see if what do you suggest if I have endometriosis. If I do have it, will they do a laparotomy on me even though i'm not ttc?

Endometriosis: The treatment for endometriosis depends on the symptoms, signs, and patient desires. At appointment your physician will evaluate you to see what your symptoms are and do a physical examination to see if there are any findings consistent with endometriosis. Your physician may order additional tests, like an ultrasound. Then depending on your findings and your desires determine treatment options. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an infection?

How do I know if I have an infection?

Depends where: It depends what part of the body is infected. If in the lungs cough, sputum, chest pain and shortness of breath would be the symptoms. The classic signs of inflammation and infection are redness, swelling and pain. Fever, malaise, arthralgias and myalgias are also frequent symptoms when infected. ...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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How do I know if I need to get an appendectomy?

How do I know if I need to get an appendectomy?

Appendectomy: First of all, your symptoms have to be diagnosed as appendicitis; classic signs and symptoms can indicate the diagnosis by physical examination. When your symptoms are not clear-cut, a ct scan of your abdomen will help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What to do if I have anal itching, help, i think i may have an std?

What to do if I have anal itching, help, i think i may have an std?

Can be due: To excessive caffeine especially if the itching wakes you from your sleep at night. Start but eliminating all caffeine sources for 10-14 days and see if it is better. ...Read more

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What to do if i think i might have an allergy but if i go to the hospital to see if I do what would happen?

What to do if i think i might have an allergy but if i go to the hospital to see if I do what would happen?

Allergy diagnosis: Dont go to the er for the diagnosis of an allergy unless you are having severe symptoms. Most allergy evaluations are done as an outpatient. The er is for the treatment of emergencies such as anaphylaxis or severe asthma attacks. ...Read more

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What to do if i may possibly have an std. Help!?

What to do if i may possibly have an std. Help!?

Evaluation: Please either see your personal physician or be evaluated at an std clinic. There are some sexually transmitted diseases that are "silent" so this is important. Take care. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an yeast infection?

You may have clumpy: Cottage cheese type discharge with no odor. There was be redness, swelling, itching or burning. ...Read more

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What should I do if I think I have an std?

What should I do if I think I have an std?

STD checkup: Both men and women owe it to their partners to get an exam to test for std. Some of the tests can be done on urine or blood and others can be done it there is discharge in either sex. Get checked so you can treat and avoid injury. You dont want to spread it to another person you care about. Get checked. ...Read more

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What to do if I have an appointment to see if I have endometriosis. If I do have it, will they do a laparotomy on me even though im not ttc?

What to do if I have an appointment to see if I have endometriosis. If I do have it, will they do a laparotomy on me even though im not ttc?

Laparoscopy: An expert in endometriosis treatment will be a specialist in minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery. I make the majority of my practice out of endometriosis care, and do not find a laparotomy to be an advantage in almost anything I do. Laparoscopic surgery can be used to resect/remove endometriosis, which leads to the longest term benefit for the condition. ...Read more

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If i wanted to get an abortion, what would i need to do?

If i wanted to get an abortion, what would i need to do?

Please: Contact your gynecologist or a family planning clinic to receive education and guidance on this matter. ...Read more

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. Hunter Handsfield
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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