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Male Std Symptoms
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
Why are most std's transferred from your partner? Are they unaware they have an STD or are the symptoms different for men vs women?
I'm almost 20 now,did oral many times when 15 with a friend.we are both male.dont think I've had symptoms.would I know if I have a std by now from him?
If i am a heterosexual male that ALWAYS use condoms for protection and never had symptoms ... do i still need to get checked for STDs every 6 month?
Condoms=not 100%: There are a variety of illnesses that can sneak past your condom and infect you. The adage is, you are having exposure to anyone your partner ever had sex with.Since some of these STD's can cause infertility, you and your partners are best protected when your surveillance matches your exposure pattern. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted infection caused by the parasite trichomonas vaginalis. The infection usually does not cause symptoms in men and goes away on its own in a few weeks. When one partner is diagnosed, the general recommendation is that both get treated and for prevention purposes no sex or at least use condoms until cured. See: http://goo.Gl/n5ziq. ...Read more
Male. 22. No STD's. I have had an unrelenting, constant urge to urinate for the last month; I have no other symptoms. What could this be?
I'm a male with burning in my urethra about a week after unprotected sex. If this symptom is caused by an std, then will i test positive, right?
Generally: By the time you have symptoms you can usually test positive.The trick is letting your doc know so s/he will order the appropriate testing. They don't read minds. If they know your concern they can look into it. ...Read more
Flat/painless red mark in throat possible std from oral on male, or bruising from brushing? Been there a week or so w/ no other symptoms.
Need exam: It is likely traumatic, and should get better with time. Sounds like it's ok to watch, but if you're concerned, get it examined by a primary care doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more