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Doctor insights on: Is Ovarian Cancer A Sexually Transmitted Disease

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

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


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Could a sexually transmitted disease be spread if the woman has cervical cancer?

Could a sexually transmitted disease be spread if the woman has cervical cancer?

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

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Are certain cancers sexually transmitted as an std?

Are certain cancers sexually transmitted as an std?

Cervical cancer: Comes form certain high risk subtypes of hpv, almost always now days if you go for regular checks if it causes a problem, it should be diagnosed and treated if necessary in the pre- cancerous phase before it can get to cancer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about sexually transmitted disease?

Can you tell me about sexually transmitted disease?

Too many to cover: There are more than a dozen separate illnesses that can be passed through sexual contact. Some are more prevalent than others and some produce major problems and some only a few. If you have a question about a specific std, please start over with any relevant information and specify the type you are interested in. Questions are not linked. ...Read more

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It possible to get a sexually transmitted disease as a virgin?

It possible to get a sexually transmitted disease as a virgin?

Define virgin!: It seems that the youth want to redefine "virgin" to somehow allow a variety of partner sexual contact. To me any partner sex act excludes the label. In fact, any contact of an infected person's oral or genital secretions with the oral or genital regions of another can pass disease. ...Read more

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What are the medicines that can cure sexually transmitted disease?

What are the medicines that can cure sexually transmitted disease?

Antibiotics: The only sexually transmitted diseases that can be cured are caused by bacteria or parasites and can be treated with antibiotics. The drug depends on the disease. Std's caused by viruses cannot be curred with medication. Your body's immune system must clear them. Existing drugs will only otherwise suppress their effects. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a sexually transmitted disease from your partner?

How do you know if you have a sexually transmitted disease from your partner?

Signs symptoms test: Depends on gender. Discharge, bloody mucous, pain, irritation, burning on urination, known exposure to an std, or a positive test. Some std may not have signs or symptoms. If you suspect you've got one, see your doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Can you get a sexually transmitted disease from sharing utensils?

Can you get a sexually transmitted disease from sharing utensils?

STD: Std spreads due to body fluid transmission and unlikely to spread sharing clean utensils. ...Read more

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What are the ways that people get a sexually transmitted disease/infection?

What are the ways that people get a sexually transmitted disease/infection?

Sexual contact: Depends on the infection - but often through oral, anal or vaginal sex. ...Read more

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How to know if you have a sexually transmitted disease besides seeing obgyn?

How to know if you have a sexually transmitted disease besides seeing obgyn?

Blood and urine: There are urine and blood tests for some stds, which means that a pelvic exam is not always required. ...Read more

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Hello I need to know if a urinary infection is the result of a sexually transmitted disease?

Hello I need to know if a urinary infection is the result of a sexually transmitted disease?

UTI versus STD: A good medical provider that you trust should be safe to discuss all of your concerns and your recent history...Including your sexual history.

But, along with the urine culture that must be happening, the provider can also test for common stds that can also cause the symptoms of a uti. ...Read more

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Egg smellin pee and the pee burns, is this a sexually transmitted disease?

Egg smellin pee and the pee burns, is this a sexually transmitted disease?

Sounds like a UTI: Burning with urination, an increase in frequency and urgency and foul smelling urine typically represents a urinary tract infection (uti). The best management is to see your md for a course of antibiotics. If the symptoms recur, then referral to a urologist might be indicated to search for a cause. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a sexually transmitted disease?

How can you tell if you have a sexually transmitted disease?

Get tested...: Get tested and get an exam by your physician. You can't tell for sure by guessing, 'googling' or asking on a question board. See your doc and get tested. Then follow that up with recurrent and consistent medical care for guidance and testing as long as you are sexually active... ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of sexually-transmitted disease?

What are the most common symptoms of sexually-transmitted disease?

Varies with STD's: Pelvic pain, pain with voiding, increased temperature, and / or vaginal discharge are common with some std's. Painful sores and warts are associated with other std's. Some std's can affect the liver and the immune system with symptoms related to those organs. ...Read more

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Never used protection, and so I am afraid I might have a sexually transmitted disease what to do?

Never used protection, and so I am afraid I might have a sexually transmitted disease what to do?

Time for a visit: It would be reasonable to set up a visit with your doc or OBGYN and share your concerns with them. There are in excess of 2 dozen infections that can be transmitted sexually, some common and some rare. The only way to know is to have a good evaluation done with proper testing. ...Read more

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Hi Doctors. How do I know if I got a sexually transmitted disease?

Hi Doctors. How do I know if I got a sexually transmitted disease?

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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Can you get a sexually transmitted disease even if you practice monogamy?

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

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Is there a sexually transmitted disease that man carry, and only women show signs of?

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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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

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What is the best treatment for sexually-transmitted disease?

What is the best treatment for sexually-transmitted disease?

Depends: It depends on which std one has. Some STDs like gonorrhea are caused by bacteria and treated with antibiotics. Others like herpes and HIV are caused by viruses and treated with anti-viral therapy. The treatment will be specific to the disease. If you think you have an std, you need to see your doc to be tested and treated right away. All one's partners should be treated, too. ...Read more

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Is a sexually transmitted infection the same as a sexually transmitted disease?

Is a sexually transmitted infection the same as a sexually transmitted disease?

Yes: Doctors go back and forth on the preferred politically correct terminology, but they're the same thing. ...Read more

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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

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Is it plausible that bed bugs could spread sexually transmitted disease's since it feasts on human blood?

Is it plausible that bed bugs could spread sexually transmitted disease's since it feasts on human blood?

Plausible not likely: No recorded cases that I know of. Not for bed bugs or kissing bugs. Mosquitoes can transfer malaria from one human to another but I know of no cases of hiv/aids transmitted by this vector. That should be reassuring because both malaria & HIV are endemic to the same areas of tropical africa. Anyone else have information on this terrorfying scenario? ...Read more

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


Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Ovarian Cancer (Definition)

A typically silend cancer which ...Read more