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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
32 yr old male with pain in left testicule and trunk of penis. No possible uti or stds! also might have diabetes haven't done test.can it be a symptom?
Testicular pain: Knowing no STD or UTI should mean you were examined and tested. That doctor is the one to discuss the causes of these symptoms. If no doctor involved, i.e. you tested yourself, you should see a doctor now for professional diagnosis. If you definitely have a tender, enlarged testicle, do it ASAP to check for other infections (e.g tuberculosis) and testicular cancer. Probably not due to diabetes. ...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
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
STI's (STD's): It depends on the sti's (sexually transmitted infections) you are referring to. Painful or painless rash. Burning on urination. Penile discharge. Some sti's can be fairly asymptomatic and thus testing is your best bet to know if you have one (or more than one). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It varies: Some stds cause painful urination and discharge. Others cause ulcers on skin lesions which may or may not be painful.. In addition, conditions such as HIV or hepatitis c, which can be transmitted sexually, may have little or no symptoms at first. If you ae sexually active or have a history of multiple parterners talk to a doctor about proper screening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies by disease: Most people with and std are unaware and we find it during std testing. Symptoms may include warts, ulcers, yellow or white vaginal/penile discharge, burning with urination, pelvic pain, bleeding between periods, testicular pain and joint pain as well. Untreated infections can cause serious complications. Get tested. ...Read more
Highly variable: Sexually transmitted diseases can cause a wide variety of symptoms or none at all, so if you're concerned that you were exposed to an std, you should see a healthcare provider to talk about the right testing for you. Some symptoms to watch out for include discharge from the vagina, urethra, anus, or penis, lumps or bumps in the groin or genital area, and pain or tenderness of that area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on the STD: The most common symptom for stds is no symptom at all. Some people may notice symptoms such as genital itching, odor, discharge or sores within 3 days of exposure. Others, will never have any of these symptoms. So, if you think you may have been exposed, its best to go ahead and get tested. You may even consider getting treated for common infections just to be on the safe side. ...Read more