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Is It Sti Or Std
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
Contact: Contact is how you get herpes, i know of no other way. Whether it's kissing or rubbing, skin to skin contact is how the disease is transmitted. There is something called herpes gladiotorum that has ruined wrestling seasons because all of the wrestlers get it on their body typically starting from 1 person's mouth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Penile Pain in Man: In a male urethritis is nearly always gonorrhea or chlamydia. You were not treated correctly if your medication list is correct. There are no longer oral treatments effective for gonorrhea. The only valid treatment in this case is an antibiotic shot and either Doxycycline for one week or one gram of Azithromycin once. ...Read more
Yes: Yes you can get herpes, chlamydia, gon , many stds from oral sex, the way to prevent that is to make sure your partner does not have anything by asking him or her, and if you are worried make them go to the doc to get cultures, blood work to r/o stds, your own fault if you do not do that first before having oral sex, or if they won't then tell them no oral sex. ...Read more
Possible!: Much less likely. The cheapest route to prevent stds. But they break, and do not necessarily cover the penis base well. Herpes can get through there as well as other stds. Boest regimen: know your partner; avoid getting intoxicated, and use a condom! (also to avoid unwanted fatherhood!). ...Read more
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Maybe: The term refers to inflammation of the urethra, which is the tube which runs from the bladder and carries urine out. This can be due to stds, but there are many non-sexually associated conditions in which urethritis may occur. When it is std, usually gonorrhea or non-gonococcal urethritis (variety of bugs). ...Read more
If prostatitis is caused by chlamydia or an STD and u test neg for the STD in a urine sample but got prostatitis from oral sex. Is it contagious?
Prostatitis vs STD: Prostatitis is not an STD and not sexually acquired. Chlamydia doesn't cause prostatitis. However, prostatitis has overlapping symptoms with some STDs, especially nongonococcal urethritis (NGU); it can be hard to tell them apart. NGU can be acquired oral to penis but chlamydia only rarely. Prostatitis is not contagious for sex partners. The risk to partners from non-chlamydial NGU is uncertain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes, almost always: With very rare exceptions, urethritis is an STD. (But not if you are not sexualy active; in that case, urethritis of course cannot be an STD.) The 3 main causes of urethritis are gonorrhea, chlamydia, and nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). If you think you have urethritis, or have symptoms (discharge of pus or mucus, sometimes with painful urination) see a doctor ASAP for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is molliscusm contagiosm a sexually transmitted infection? Is it forever? Or does it come and go like herpes?
Yes, no, and no: MC is mostly a childhood infection, transmitted by saliva in toddlers, mostly on the face. Cases in young adults usually are in the genital area, groin, etc and are sexually acquired from infected partners. MC is a harmless inconvenience with no serious complications. It clears in a few months and rarely recurs. Treatment can speed healing; see a doctor, preferably dermatologist or STD specialist. ...Read more
No: But these are potentially serious medical conditions that need to be treated promptly for the best long term outcome. ...Read more
Herpes: It depends on who is infected and where. If the condom covers the infected skin on the male's penis then no. If the condom is not covering where he is infected then yes. If you have vaginal herpes then his condom would protect him. If your herpes is not in the vagina then a condom would not protect him. ...Read more