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Where can a teenager get information about an std?

Where can a teenager get information about an std?

Your doctor: You can always ask a knowledgable adult or your physician. Those are great places to start. You can also find reputable info on cdc.Gov. ...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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With STD information available everywhere, how can one out of four teen girls have an std?

With STD information available everywhere, how can one out of four teen girls have an std?

Info not = 2 action: Great point that information is available but that does not mean that people act on it. Everyone knows that smoking is dangerous and eating fried food is bad for you but millions still do it. Std avoidance is more complicated than just providing information. Access to healthcare is a problem for many. Many schools avoid sex education and many families do not openly discuss sex at home. ...Read more

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I need a website that has the teen pregnancy & STD information?

I need a website that has the teen pregnancy & STD information?

Lots of options: National campaign to prevent teen pregnancy has the best information. These sites are directed towards a young audience. http://www.stayteen.org/ mtv its your sex life http://www.Itsyoursexlife.Com/ scarleteen http://www.Scarleteen.Com/. ...Read more

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How private and secure with patient information are STD testing centers?

How private and secure with patient information are STD testing centers?

Confidentiality: There is no reason to expect anything except complete confidentiality regarding your visit and your results from an std clinic. Be aware, however, that the centers for disease control and prevention require reporting for cases of hepatitis, gonorrhea or syphilis. In those cases, your name will be provided to the health department to follow up on treatment for you and any partners. ...Read more

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Could I have some sort of std/sti?

Could I have some sort of std/sti?

Yes: If you had unprotected sex, especially with a new partner with or without symptoms. Gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, syphilis, herpes hiv/aids can all be present in women without any symptoms, 1st 4 easily cured in early stages. Candida/yeast usually produce an itchy whitish discharge. Men likely develop urethral discharge with 1st 3, chancre with syphilis, warts with herpes. Test if in doubt. ...Read more

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What can I do to catch an STD or sti?

What can I do to catch an STD or sti?

See below: Stds/stis are transmitted by unprotected intercourse. Always use a condom to protect yourself. ...Read more

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What can I do to keep from getting an sti/std?

What can I do to keep from getting an sti/std?

See below: 1. Know your partner and his/her history before having sex with them. 2. Use protection - condom for example. 3. Don't have multiple partners - your probability of acquiring an std increases. 4. Get tested often. ...Read more

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How to know if I have an std, sti, or something else?

How to know if I have an std, sti, or something else?

Testing: You did not list symptoms or exposure history. Even if you did, you need a local evaluation to confirm or exclude this collection of diagnoses. Only with a review of exposure history, exam and testing can this be answered with confidence. ...Read more

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I'd like to get checked for any STI or std. Where do I get for these tests?

I'd like to get checked for any STI or std. Where do I get for these tests?

Blood and sex organ: Different stds have different incubation periods before testing accurate. 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 or county health department. ...Read more