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Doctor insights on: Is Staplyhloccocus Disease An Std

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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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Is e.Coli a sexually transmitted disease?

Is e.Coli a sexually transmitted disease?

No: But some women are prone to bladder infections caused by e.Coli associated with intercourse. ...Read more

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Is lymphoma an std?

Is lymphoma an std?

No: No lymphoma is not sexually transmitted. Hiv is sexually transmitted and is a risk factor for the development of lymphoma. ...Read more

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Is scabies an infectious disease?

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Is scabies an infectious disease?

Yes, by transmission: Transmission of scabies is usually by direct contact. Parents to children, mom to infants is routine. Young adult usually by sexual contact. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is a chlamydia infection?

What sort of disease is a chlamydia infection?

Sexual transmitted: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease. Both men and women can get this disease. It is caused by a bacteria that can infect the urethra (what we pee out of), causing pain, especially when urinating) and often a brown, foul-smelling discharge from the penis or vagina. It is easily treated with antibiotics. Untreated, it can cause bladder and uterus infections, and even sterility. ...Read more

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Is urethritis an std? What bacteria or virus would that be?

Is urethritis an std?  What bacteria or virus would that be?

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

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What is an infectious disease?

What is an infectious disease?

See below: An infectious disease is caused by microorganisms such as viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa and parasites. Infectious diseases can affect almost every organ in the body. Examples are boils, abscesses, influenza, colds, pneumonia, pyelonephritis, amoebic dysentery, hiv/aids, malaria, tuberculosis, histoplasmosis etc. Etc. ...Read more

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Help please! is bacterial infection like staphylococcus a sexually transmitted disease?

Help please! is bacterial infection like staphylococcus a sexually transmitted disease?

No: Even though an infection could be transmitted during the act of sex does not mean that it falls into the category of sexually transmitted diseases. ...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 ic a sexually transmitted disease/infection (std/sti)? 

Is ic a sexually transmitted disease/infection (std/sti)? 

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 more

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Is cancer a transmitted disease?

Is cancer a 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 more

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Is HIV an autoimmune disease?

Is HIV an autoimmune disease?

HIV: This is a viral infection which destroys T4 lymphocytes and by doing so destroys the body's immunity. It is not an autoimmune disease, but rather an infection. ...Read more

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Is cellulitis an infectious disease?

Is cellulitis an infectious disease?

Infection: Yes. Cellulitis is an infection. Usually a bacterial infection. It is usually not contagious to others. ...Read more

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What determines whether a disease is considered an epidemic disease?

What determines whether a disease is considered an epidemic  disease?

Beyond the community: An outbreak is often referred to an infectious agent spreading within a community/small area, but when spread beyond this small community to other areas/cities/states is called and epidemic. When the spread is crossing beyond the country to other continent(s) is called a pandemic as what happened with the h1n1 swine flu in 2009. Have fun learning. Knowledge is power. ...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

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


Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more