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Is Ovarian Cancer A Sexually Transmitted Disease
No: Cancer is not an infectious disease. We all have a risk of developing cancer. Many cancers seem to develop for no apparent reason. However, certain risk factors are known to increase the chance that one or more of your cells will become abnormal and lead to cancer. Risk factors include chemical, radiation, Tobacco, older age,certain infections . http://patient.info/health/what-causes-cancer ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...Read more
Yes: The transmission of a sexually transmitted disease is independent from the fact of a woman having cervical cancer. Most cervical cancers are caused by hpv (human papilloma virus), and are considered a sexually transmitted disease, but there are many other diseases that are transmitted sexually. ...Read more
Yes: Doctors go back and forth on the preferred politically correct terminology, but they're the same thing. ...Read more
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No: Interstitial cystitis is an inflammatory condition wherein the bladder is deficient in a 'slime layer' that protects the lining from irritating substances in the urine. Almost like a 'diaper rash' on the inside. It can be managed and treated with dietary changes, oral medications and sometimes infusions of medicine into the bladder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is there a difference between a sexually transmitted infection and a sexually transmitted disease?
Former causes Latter: A sexually transmitted disease is the manifestation of a sexually transmitted infection. The infection causes the signs, symptoms, and short and long term effects of disease. The disease is named for the agent that causes the infection. I hope this helps. ...Read more
Not really: Hpv has many subtypes and has become so prevalent that it can be likely passed without sexual contact. The good news is hpv associated head and neck cancer appears less aggressive than it's non hpv counterparts. Hpv associated throat cancer would not be considered a sexually transmitted disease, but exposure to the virus prior to forming the cancer might occur through sexual transmission. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Great question: This great question to which a book could be written in reply. Simply, there are rare cancers that can be passed on from a parent. In general however, genetic susceptibility is passed from a parent and modified by a persons environmental exposure. ...Read more
What is benign cellular changes pap smear associated by inflammation (bacterial coccobacilli infection)? Is it like a sexually transmmited disease?
Is bacterial vaginosis/vaginitis considered a sexually transmitted disease? How is chronic BV treated?
No: It is treated with antibiotics by mouth or vaginal cream. ...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
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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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