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How do sexually transmitted diseases begin?

How do sexually transmitted diseases begin?

Exposed to infection: They begin after having sexual activity with someone already infected. ...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 some common sexually transmitted diseases?

What are some common sexually transmitted diseases?

Gonnorhea, Syphilis;: The following are common stds
1gonnorhea
2syphilis
3herpes simplex
4chlamydia
5trichomonus infection
6hpv infection
7hiv infection and aids
8chancroid
9Hepatitis B
10 Moluscum Contagiosom
11 Pubic Lice
12Donovanosis (Granuloma Inguinale) ...Read more

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What's the history of sexually transmitted diseases?

What's the history of sexually transmitted diseases?

Please clarify...: Do you mind clarifying your question so that I can answer you? ...Read more

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What's the best way to prevent sexually transmitted diseases?

What's the best way to prevent sexually transmitted diseases?

Moderation & condoms: Limit sexual activity and wear condoms when you have sex. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a baby to be born with sexually transmitted diseases?

Is it possible for a baby to be born with sexually transmitted diseases?

Absolutely: Particularly syphilis and hiv, along with herpes and several other potentially harmful organisms. ...Read more

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What sexually transmitted diseases can you get from giving someone head?

What sexually transmitted diseases can you get from giving someone head?

Many: Syphilis, hiv, gonorrhea, herpes are among the more common. This assumes you are receiving ejaculate onto the back of the throat and tonsils. Condoms provide protection. Stay safe please. ...Read more

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What are the three most common sexually transmitted diseases on campuses?

What are the three most common sexually transmitted diseases on campuses?

Interesting?: Chlamydia, herpes and gonorrhea are among the most common, but difficult to know the true frequency of HIV disease because of the often delayed recognition. Syphilis is less common. Trichomonas may also be in the top 5. ...Read more

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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

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Could the gardasil shot only protect against sexually transmitted diseases?

Could the gardasil shot only protect against sexually transmitted diseases?

Confusing question: The Gardasil shot will only help protect against 4 strains of the hpv, a std with many strains. It will only protect if given prior to exposure. It will not protect against the dozen or more diseases that can be transmitted via sex. ...Read more

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Is it possible for sexually transmitted diseases to be transmitted using vibrators?

Is it possible for sexually transmitted diseases to be transmitted using vibrators?

Yes: If your partner has an std, any contact transfer can spread the organism. This would include shared vibrators or other sexual toys. Protection is important until the std is treated. ...Read more

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How fast can you spread sexually transmitted diseases after you contract them? I mean, before the tests come back?

How fast can you spread sexually transmitted diseases after you contract them? I mean, before the tests come back?

The next contact: Death, dementia, disfigurement, pain, cancer, transmission to others!

sores, rashes, pain on urination...
If you think you have been exposed. Get checked. ...Read more

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Where did the first sexually transmitted diseases come from, I mean since you aren't born with them where did the first cases come from?

Where did the first sexually transmitted diseases come from, I mean since you aren't born with them where did the first cases come from?

Unanswerable: That is a very good question. I do not think there is any valid answer in the history of medicine books. ...Read more

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What are the various germs causing sexually transmitted diseases?

What are the various germs causing sexually transmitted diseases?

See list: Here is a partial list:
oral and genital herpes/ (herpes I and ii)...
Chlamydia...
Gonorrhea...
Syphilis...
Human pappilloma virus...
Human immunodeficiency virus...
Hepatitis b...
Hepatitis c...
Molluscum contagiosum...
Herpes viruses 6, 7, and 8.
Chancroid due to hemophilus ducryie...
Lymphogranuloma venerium...
Trichomoniasis, . ..
Crabs, pubic lice, and scabies. ...Read more

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Picture of throat in sexually transmitted diseases?

Picture of throat in sexually transmitted diseases?

The oral HPV: Human papilloma virus (hvp) is the responsilbe agent for causing >70% of cervical cancers, also anal and oral cancers as well. Here is an example picture of the hpv causing ulceration/cancer of the tongue--it is not pretty. Oral gonorrhea causes nasty looking throat can pose significant public health concern, but it is not a cause of cancer. Live well, live safely drdiyaldas. Good luck. ...Read more

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Where did sexually transmitted diseases originate from?

Where did sexually transmitted diseases originate from?

Evolution at work!: Same as for most infections. There are billions of bacteria and viruses that inhabit our bodies, mostly beneficial or at least harmless but sometimes causing disease. The STDs are caused by some that evolved to cause disease, to survive best in the genital tract, and to require human intimacy for transmission. In other words, they evolved with humans as we ourselves evolved from earlier ancestors. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of catching sexually transmitted diseases?

Risk factors: If you are celebate the chance is 0%. It all depends on the risk factors for the particular sexually transmitted diseases and your risky behaviors. ...Read more

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What is the best way to eradicate sexually transmitted diseases globally?

What is the best way to eradicate sexually transmitted diseases globally?

Less screwing around: Less screwing around promiscuously, less drug use, which indirectly causes the first, but with needle sharing, causes transmission itself. Better education does not appear to work. I'm sure my colleagues will tear me apart for this. And finally, we need to get rid of the selling of sex to young children, by way of the media. ...Read more

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Can you still contract sexually transmitted diseases even if you use a condon?

STD: Condom use is not 100% effective But is used consistently and correctly - it can markedly reduce risk. ...Read more

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Why the alarming rise of sexually transmitted diseases in singapore young people?

Why the alarming rise of sexually transmitted diseases in singapore young people?

Sex at an early age.: Sex at earlier ages, the media, etc. Sexual promiscuity is the greatest factor for std rise. In africa, HIV is more transmitted by promiscuous men, than by homosexual behavior or needle use. ...Read more

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What is the most accurate way to test men for common sexually transmitted diseases?

What is the most accurate way to test men for common sexually transmitted diseases?

You need an exam: This takes several test.


Death, dementia, disfigurement, pain, cancer, transmission to others!

sores, rashes, pain on urination...
If you think you have been exposed. Get checked. ...Read more

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Are women more likely to pass on sexually transmitted diseases or is it equal with males?

Depends: Generally it is considered easier for a woman to be infected with most std's than it is for a male - however, it may depend to some extent on which std is being transmitted. Herpes would probably be about equal. Hpv, trichomomas, and chlamydia may be easier for a woman to contract. ...Read more

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When sexually transmitted diseases are inspected, do all of them get researched or not? Which would be the unresearched ones or SIMILAR to main group?

Hard to say: Evaluations may be narrow or broad depending on the issue at hand and good communication with the doc. There are in excess of a dozen illnesses of various importance that can pass during intercourse. These range from the simple gonorrhea to viral hepatitis and more. The more you tell the doc, the more likely he/she is to do the additional testing to exclude a broader set of problems ...Read more

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What are the sexually transmitted diseases that can affect only gay men?

What are the sexually transmitted diseases that can affect only gay men?

None: There are no STDs specific to gay men. Stds are equal-opportunity offenders. ...Read more

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How do male and female sex workers prevent sexually transmitted diseases?

How do male and female sex workers prevent sexually transmitted diseases?

Do they prevent?: Death, dementia, disfigurement, pain, cancer, transmission to others!

sores, rashes, pain on urination...
If you think you have been exposed. Get checked. ...Read more

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What is the best way of not getting sexually transmitted diseases when pregnant?

What is the best way of not getting sexually transmitted diseases when pregnant?

Being celibate: But if you choose to have sex during pregnancy continue protection with condoms and choose your partners carefully. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,601 Doctors shared insights

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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