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Is Bells Palsy Sexually Transmitted
...is a corruption of French "paralise" from Latinized Greek "paralysis." In the old days it meant any kind of persistent weakness. To this day Parkinson's disease is also called "paralysis agitans" which is a Latin translation of Dr. Parkinson's original name for it, the "shaking palsy." We've obviously reborrowed the full form "paralysis" into English as well; today ...Read more
Direct contact may spread some types of skin infections.
An abscess is a tender mass generally surrounded by a colored area from pink to deep red. Abscesses are often easy to feel by touching. The middle of an abscess is full of pus and debris.
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No, just contact: Sexually transmitted diseases like syphilis, gonorrhea/chlamydia, require intimate genital or oral contact between an infected person and a non-infected person. In contrast, transmitting the bacteria that causes carbuncles and boils no not rely on direct genital contact.- merely by touching the boil or its purulent drainage, can transmit the bacteria that causes the infection. ...Read more
No: Tuberculosis can affect any part of the body (though it usually affects the lungs) including the epididymis and testes. Tuberculosis is transmitted via inhalation of infected respiratory droplets. ...Read more
Please clarify...: Do you mind clarifying your question so that I can answer you? ...Read more
Beware: Your question makes me concerned that you're a victim of a scam ("Live Cell Analysis"), in which victims are shown their blood in a weird microscope and told it is loaded with parasites. It's vicious. Real blood parasites (Wucheria, malaria, babesia, others) aren't transmitted by sex. ...Read more
Demerits?: You mean what's bad about them? Well...They're disease for one thing. And they're also sexually transmitted, which means you can give them to other people, including people you might care about. I could go on, but it doesn't seem necessary to specify why it's not good to have sexually transmitted diseases, and there's certainly nothing good about them. ...Read more
Evolution at work!: Same as for most infections. There are billions of bacteria and viruses that inhabit our bodies, mostly beneficial or at least harmless but sometimes causing disease. The STDs are caused by some that evolved to cause disease, to survive best in the genital tract, and to require human intimacy for transmission. In other words, they evolved with humans as we ourselves evolved from earlier ancestors. ...Read more
Blood parasites: Blood borne parasitic infections have been known to be transmitted through blood transfusions. These include Malaria, Chagas Disease and African Trypanosomiasis, Babesiosis, Toxoplasmosis, Leishmaniasis. %ages very low given the # of blood transfusions. In theory, it might be possible to transmit sexuallly if there were blood exchanged with actively infected partner, but prob. Very unlikely. ...Read more
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
STD: A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is transmitted via sexual contact. ...Read more
Less screwing around: Less screwing around promiscuously, less drug use, which indirectly causes the first, but with needle sharing, causes transmission itself. Better education does not appear to work. I'm sure my colleagues will tear me apart for this. And finally, we need to get rid of the selling of sex to young children, by way of the media. ...Read more
Not uisually: But that means that your partner is also monogamous (something that is hard to guarantee - no pun intended), and that they did not bring an std into the relationship from prior activities. ...Read more
STD: Condom use is not 100% effective But is used consistently and correctly - it can markedly reduce risk. ...Read more
STD: Your question is rather unclear. What symptoms do you have and what disease do you suspect. There may be circumstances in which men may not display overt symptoms of some illnesses, but need to know what you are worried about. Rephrase question. ...Read more
STD's: Immaturity and a sense of invincibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
Depends: Generally it is considered easier for a woman to be infected with most std's than it is for a male - however, it may depend to some extent on which std is being transmitted. Herpes would probably be about equal. Hpv, trichomomas, and chlamydia may be easier for a woman to contract. ...Read more
They do: There are std's that affect animals.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can one get infected by a sexually transmitted disease if one ingests bodily fluids from an infected person?
Yes.... sort of: Oral sex is one way to pass std. Herpes, hpv and syphilis are passed by mouth to skin contact. Gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV are examples of disease passed by fluids. Ingesting the fluid though is not the issue. The fluid coming into contact with the tissue of the mouth and throat are how infections occur. ...Read more
What are the odds of transmitting an sexually transmitted disease if there is not an outbreak occuring and proper protection is used?
Depends what STD: You are talking about, but many stds can have no symptoms, using protection makes you less likely but that is no gurantee. ...Read more
How can I get a inffection of sexually transmitted when I only have one person is it possible of getting it of to much masturbate till I spot?
STD: I think the question is can you have a sexually transmitted disease with only one partner..... The answer is a resounding yes. One partner with an infection is all it takes. If you think you have an std see a doc for treatment. ...Read more
When sexually transmitted diseases are inspected, do all of them get researched or not? Which would be the unresearched ones or SIMILAR to main group?
Hard to say: Evaluations may be narrow or broad depending on the issue at hand and good communication with the doc. There are in excess of a dozen illnesses of various importance that can pass during intercourse. These range from the simple gonorrhea to viral hepatitis and more. The more you tell the doc, the more likely he/she is to do the additional testing to exclude a broader set of problems ...Read more
HPV is an STD:
Cervical dysplasia (abnormal 'pre-cancer' cells of cervix) are usually caused by hpv (human papilloma virus) which is sexually transmitted. Gardisil (hpv vaccine) was developed to prevent transmission of hpv and thus prevent dysplasia and cervical cancer. A series of 3 gardisil injections is recommended to be fully immunized against hpv.
Vaccine is for age 9yo--26 yo, now available for males. ...Read more