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Are sexually transmitted diseases kind of a way of punishing promiscuity?

Are sexually transmitted diseases kind of a way of punishing promiscuity?

Not really: Just a result of promiscuity. Nobody is punishing anybody with these, anymore than with pneumonia or urinary tract infections or heart disease. They are just part of life. ...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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What are the types of STDs or stis?

What are the types of STDs or stis?

Bacterial or viral: Bacterial- curable - gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, viral- non curable- hpv, herpes, hiv, hepatitis. ...Read more

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Whats the procedure of getting tested for different types of stds? Especially those which has a symptom of penile discharge.

Whats the procedure of getting tested for different types of stds? Especially those which has a symptom of penile discharge.

STD evaluation: The STD evaluation for med usually consists of a history and physical, blood tests, and cultures taken from urine or culture of discharge from your urethra (a tiny swab is inserted for this). ...Read more

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What kinds of STDs are there?

What kinds of STDs are there?

STD: Bacteria, viruses and parasites can cause STD's. Herpes, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Hepatis B, Hepatitis C, HIV are viruses which can be spread sexually, Trichomonas is a parasite, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & Syphilis are bacterial infections. ...Read more

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What kinds of STDs are there?

What kinds of STDs are there?

STD: Bacteria, viruses and parasites can cause STD's. Herpes, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Hepatis B, Hepatitis C, HIV are viruses which can be spread sexually, Trichomonas is a parasite, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & Syphilis are bacterial infections. ...Read more

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What are the causes of STDs or stis?

What are the causes of STDs or stis?

STD: Sexualu transmitted diseases are cased by sexual contact. It includes but not limited to gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamidia. ...Read more

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What different kinds of STDs are there?

What different kinds of STDs are there?

STD: Herpes, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Hepatis B, Hepatitis C, HIV are viruses which can be spread sexually, Trichomonas is a parasite, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & Syphilis are bacterial infections. ...Read more

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They found s. Heamolyticus in urine. What are the different ways of contracting this? Please list all possibilities.

They found s. Heamolyticus in urine. What are the different ways of contracting this? Please list all possibilities.

that bacteria : In the urine comes form the vagina. In some people it could have been introduced into the vagina from the rectum and then it gets into the urethra and into the bladder. ...Read more

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What kind of likelihood is there of getting an STI from oral sex?

What kind of likelihood is there of getting an STI from oral sex?

Agree w Dr. Namey: Oral sex has potential to transmit a # of sti's. Herpes simplex, hiv, hpv, gonorrhea, chlamydia ; syphilis can be spread via oral sex. Hepatitis a can be transmitted via anal- oral sex (anilingus). If blood is co-mingled w fluids – hepatits c can be transmitted via oral sex. Hepatitis b may be transmitted if infected fluids (semen, vaginal secretions, blood) come in contact w inflamed tissue/. ...Read more

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What are signs of HPV the STD ?

What  are signs of HPV the STD ?

HPV: Many woman do not have not signs or symptoms with hpv. Hpv is a family of viruses, if you have the right one, you could have genital warts. ...Read more

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What are some non std causes of penile discharge?

What are some non std causes of penile discharge?

Nothing: Almost all penile discharge is due to an STD, usually gonorrhea, chlamydia, or nongonococcal urethritis. NGU is sometimes mistaken for a non-STD problem because no standard STD shows up on testing. But you only get it from sex. You and your sex partner(s) need treatment. Don't screw around with this; get care promptly. ...Read more

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Are all genital discharges a sign of an std?

No: Men with prostatitis may have a discharge that is not related to a std and in some females can have a "normal" vaginal discharge, but these should always be checked out. ...Read more

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Doctors, what are the chances of contracting an infection disease from a mosquito.. Do all of them carry disease..?

Doctors, what are the chances of contracting an infection disease from a mosquito.. Do all of them carry disease..?

Quite variable.: Not all mosquitoes are carrying infections. Depending on where one is, mosquitoes can be a linked to diseases such as Dengue Fever, Malaria, Yellow Fever, West Nile viruses & encephalitis. West Nile, encephalitis viruses & Dengue Fever (rare) can be found in the US. If you are an area that it endemic for a particular disease - then your chances of contracting it are higher. ...Read more

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What are all the kinds of cancer a man can get?

What are all the kinds of cancer a man can get?

Cancer of pretty...: ...much any organ, except those organs only present in women, of course (ovary, uterus, etc.). Breast cancer, albeit rare, can develop in men, by the way. Most common? Prostate, lung, colon. ...Read more

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Do doctors know of different kinds of bacterial meningitis?

Do doctors know of different kinds of bacterial meningitis?

Absolutely: There are multiple kinds of bacterial organisms that produce meningitis. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of stds?

What are some symptoms of stds?

Here are some ...: Common STD-related symptoms may include, not limited to, the following: Gono / chlamydia - burning peeing, urethral / vaginal discharge, etc.; herpes - itching, sore, painful blisters at sites, etc.; trich - frothy fishy discharge, painful sex, etc.; syphilis - painless lesions with indurated margin, etc. at early stage, - nerve deficiency at its very late stage as neurosyphilis, etc.; ... ...Read more

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Hiv like virus is found in some species ?Are all species having some kind of hiv?

Hiv like virus is found in some species ?Are all species having  some kind of hiv?

HIV: Retroviruses similar to HIV have been isolated from simians (monkeys, chimps, etc.) are called siv, and are the likely source of hiv. There are other retroviruses, and although could not cite specific examples, would be very surprised if they were not found in other animals. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of gonorrhea in women prostitutes?

What are symptoms of gonorrhea in women prostitutes?

Discharge/no symptom: There may be no symptoms as it takes few days after the exposure to the infection to when you get the discharge. So if you do have to have sex with a prostitute practice safe sex with condom and no oral sex beside gonorrhea you can also contact chlamydia, syphilis, HIV infection and lymphogranyloma venerium best is abstain or play it safe. ...Read more

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Which kind of STI causes urinating of blood?

Which kind of STI causes urinating of blood?

Something else: That would be unusual for an sti, and is more likely cause by something else. You should see a doctor. ...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. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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