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Is a vaginal pimple an std?

Is a vaginal pimple an std?

Possibly....: It may not be a pimple.... If you have had unprotected contact you should be seen by your doctor for evaluation. ...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


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It is possible that a man be a carrier for a yeast infection?

It is possible that a man be a carrier for a yeast infection?

Yeast: Yes, a man can harbor yeast. If you are talking in the genital area, it would be more common in an uncircumcised man, under the forekin. A skin culture swab done by your doctor would tell you. ...Read more

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Is penis dermatitis an std.

Is penis dermatitis an std.

Not usually: needs to be seen but most STD's are actual lesions not dry skin, ulcers, or discharge from the opening. I would see urologist or dermatologist for answers. ...Read more

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Is HIV a std?

Is HIV a std?

Yes: Hiv is a virus that is transmitted from one person to another through sexual activities, among other ways. Therefore, it is one of the many std's. ...Read more

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Is scabies a form of herpes?

Is scabies a form of herpes?

No: As my colleagues point out no.Totally different life forms.Not related. ...Read more

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Is scabies a contagious disease?

Is scabies a contagious disease?

Yes!: A very contagious problem. It is passed by close contact with the infected individual. Wash bed sheets and clothing with hot water and detergent. See your doctor for further treatment. ...Read more

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Is urethritis a std?

Is urethritis a std?

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 more

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Is trichimonos a std? Can virgins get it?

Is trichimonos a std? Can virgins get it?

Yes: Trichomonas is an STD and is transferred through sex. Unlikely to get trichomonas if you dont have intercourse. Best wishes Dr M ...Read more

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Is folliculitis an std?

No : Folliculitis is caused by a mild, superficial bacterial infection. It is not a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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What is papillaris vulvae? Is it deadly? A std?

What is papillaris vulvae? Is it deadly? A std?

This is: This is pieces of skin on the vulvae that look like warts. See a dermatologist to make sure. ...Read more

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Is a UTI a std?

Is a UTI a std?

No: Urinary tract infections are not STD's but in women intercourse contributes to the development of UTI. Often referred to as "honeymoon cystitis" UTI begins when bacteria ascends from the ano- genital area up the urethra. Intercouse aids this process. ...Read more

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I have a bacterial std. Is cephalexin good treatment for an STD like gonorrhea?

I have a bacterial std. Is cephalexin good treatment for an STD like gonorrhea?

GC resistant to CEPH: Cephalexin is not used these days for treatment of gonorrhea. You need to be checked and treated by your doctor or a clinic.You need to be examined and culture taken for gonorrhea and chlamydia or dna probe test done on discharge or urine test 2014 guidelines for treating gonorrhea one injection of ceftraxone250mgm or 400mgmof Cefixime orally and 2 grms of azithromycine as it will treat chlamydia. ...Read more

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Is yeast and fungal hype is an std??

Is yeast and fungal hype is an std??

Yeast can be STD: Yes, Yeast is a fungus and Yes it can be transmitted by sexula contact. Partners should be simultaneously treated with an oral prescription medication! Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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Is herpes is an STD ?

Is herpes is an STD ?

Yes: Genital herpes is almost always a sexually transmitted infection. Oral herpes can either be an STD but can also be transmitted other ways. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is scabies an std/sti? Will everyone in household catch it? If you have it, is itching a requirement?

Is scabies an std/sti? Will everyone in household catch it? If you have it, is itching a requirement?

Not necessarily std: Scabies is spread by any form of physical contact. It can also be contracted by sharing a towel clothing or a bed. Itching is the most characteristic feature but early cases may be asymptomatic. ...Read more

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Is it possible for staph to infect a scab?

Is it possible for staph to infect a scab?

Staph: Staph is a normal bug on the skin - it can infect any skin which has a breach in its integrity. So its quite possible to infect the area under the scab. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Scabies (Definition)

A skin disease caused by a mite infection. Symptoms include an extremely itchy, linear rash where the mite has ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more