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How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

STD screening: Screening guidelines for stds recommend that sexually active men and women should be offered routine screening for hiv. Serologic testing for hepatitis b should also be done. Women with a history of unprotected sex/multiple partners should be screened yearly for gc and chlamydia. Men for chlamydia. The window period for detection of HIV antibodies is 6 wks-6 mos. After exposure. ...Read more

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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 mild dysplasia or cervical dysplasia considered a form of std?

Is mild dysplasia or cervical dysplasia considered a form of std?

YES: Most likely, yes. The most common cause for this dysplasia is hpv, with at least have of all dysplasia caused by that virus. This is spread as an std with at least 80% of all women positive for hpv by age 50 years. Having one std, of course, means you are at risk to have attained another, so get it checked out. ...Read more

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Is mild dysplasia an std? My boyfriend and I have never used a condom and now I have this. Could I have gotten this from him?

Is mild dysplasia an std? My boyfriend and I have never used a condom and now I have this. Could I have gotten this from him?

DYSPLASIA: Some strains of human pappiloma virus or hpv have been linked to cervical cancer. A large %age of the population tests positive for this virus. Dyspalsia can happen independent if the virus also. F/u with you're pap's and recommendations of your gyn! ...Read more

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If someone has been diagnosed with cervical dysplasia, should she get tested for std?

Probably: Cervical dysplasia is not an std but it is almost always associated with an std (hpv). It is a good idea to be tested periodically for std's if there are any risk factors for std. ...Read more

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Is it possible for chylamida to be misdiagnosed as mild dysplasia?

Chlamydiae is: An odd bacteria without a cell wall, but usually cultured, whreas dysplasia is recorded from a pap smear. Not likely o be confused. ...Read more

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How did I get mild dysplasia and is it curAble an Why am I bleeding so much .

Dysplasia: Dysplasia is caused by HPV infection. There are many different types of HPV, some cause dysplasia and some essentially do very little. Speak with your doctor about treatment options. ...Read more

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Is intestinal metaplasia with mild dysplasia curable? If yes, how? What medication to be followed?

Is intestinal metaplasia with mild dysplasia curable? If yes, how? What medication to be followed?

Yes: I am not sure if your metaplasia is in the esophagus or stomach. If you have barrett's esophagus with mild dysplasia, it can be managed with radiofrequency ablation, which is very effective. If it involves the stomach, there is no specific treatment, except maybe to eradicate h. Pylori or avoid offending environmental agents. Medications for both may include a proton pump inhibitor. ...Read more

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I had a abnormal pap & now mild dysplasia. Does that mean I have HPV? If so, how can this affect my partner? Can I have mild dysplasia & no hpv?

Yes: If you have documented mild dysplasia you almost certainly have HPV. Mild dysplasia and no HPV would be so unusual as to suggest a misdiagnosis. Male partners have minimal if any risk. ...Read more

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Is it challenging to correct mild dysplasia during hip replacement? What is considered the desired alpha angle post-placement?

Is it challenging to correct mild dysplasia during hip replacement? What is considered the desired alpha angle post-placement?

No: The challenge in correcting hip dysplasia occurs when you are trying to realign and spare the joint. When performing a total hip arthroplasty, you can position the hip however you want. Dysplastic hips may have shallow sockets and pose a challenge to replacement. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon, who specializes in adult reconstruction. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more


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Dysplasia (Definition)

Abnormal cells which may be pre-malignant, but can also result ...Read more