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Most common venereal diseases in men?

Most common venereal diseases in men?

HPV and Herpes: The most common stds in men are hpv and herpes, followed by chlamydia, urethritis, and gonorrhea. ...Read more

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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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Are STDs more common in women?

Are STDs more common in women?

Yes, in some ways: Yes, overall, women have higher rates of stds. That may be partly because women are on the 'receiving end' of penetrating sexual contact and thus retain more secretions placing them at more risk. It may also partly be due to women getting tested more often. Women see gyn's frequently. Men dont have such specialized visits and thus are tested less frequently. ...Read more

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Which STIs are most common?

Which STIs are most common?

Chlamydia, HPV, HSV: It varies from place to place and depending on risk factors. For example, the answers are different in, say, North America or Europe compared with sub-Saharan Africa, or between heterosexuals and men who have sex with men. But in general, the most common are chlamydia, human papillomavirus (HPV), and genital herpes. ...Read more

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What are the most common cancers in women?

What are the most common cancers in women?

Lung, breast, colon.: Top 5 death rate: lung. Breast. Colorectal. Pancreatic. Ovarian. Top 5 new cases: breast. Lung. Colorectal. Uterine (endometrial). Thyroid. See image from american cancer society 2012 report. ...Read more

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Are STDs more common in men?

Are STDs more common in men?

Not overall: Overall, there are 3 times the number of stds found in the us in women than men. However, much of that could be because women are screened far more often than men because of gyn appts and testing. Others like syphilis are 6 times more likely in men than women. Just depends on the std discussed and the person. ...Read more

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What is the most common cancer in children / teens?

What is the most common cancer in children / teens?

Leukemia/lymphoma: Acute lymphoblastic leukemia is the most common cancer in childhood. It is still common in adolescents, but lymphoma becomes more common in the teenage years, and the frequency of hodgkin lymphoma and nhl approaches that of all. Brain tumors are common in childhood as well, but not nearly as common as in adults. ...Read more

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Please describe the most common fatal cancer in children and teens?

Please describe the most common fatal cancer in children and teens?

Leukemia & Brain: The most complete (though older) data is from 1995, where leukemia caused the most deaths in children and teens. Over the past decade, we have gotten better at treating leukemia. The most current good data available (2009) shows that leukemia and brain tumors now cause about the same number of cancer deaths in children and teens. ...Read more

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Are calluses common in young people?

Are calluses common in young people?

Maybe: Calluses are caused by pressure from activities such as manual work, exercise, sports or even walking. Older people will develop calluses quicker due to deterioration of tissue covering pressure areas. If a younger person is an avid weight lifter he may develop calluses on his hands or a runner on there feet. ...Read more

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Who are the most common victims of HIV?

Who are the most common victims of HIV?

GBT: Gay and bisexual men are the groups most severely affected by HIV in the US. They accounted for more than 60% of all new HIV infections in the US. ...Read more

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What vitamin deficiencies are most common in young women?

What vitamin deficiencies are most common in young women?

Probably the most: Common that's associated with being a woman is iron deficiency related to having a period/menstruation. Vitamin D deficiency is common across the board for men and women. ...Read more

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What are the most common dental health problems seen in middle-aged adults?

What are the most common dental health problems seen in middle-aged adults?

More frequent visits: Periodontal disease and decay are common dental issues. If you feel that you are having a problem or problems see your dentist on a more frequent basis. The dentist may add prescription fluoride to your regimen of treatment if the water does not contain fluoride to help prevent addition caries. ...Read more

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What are the most common memory problems or diseases found in teens?

What are the most common memory problems or diseases found in teens?

Short-term auditory,: Active-working or long-term memory? Short-term & active-working memory (holding information in your head till you have to manipulate it), may be impacted by undiagnosed adhd-primarily inattentive type, anxiety &/or depression, inadequate consolidated sleep & simply being "on overload." if your doctor says you're healthy, ask for referral to a psychologist for testing. ...Read more

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Is IBS common in teens?

Is IBS common in teens?

Yes: But so are other GI diseases (ie ibd) so best to be evaluated. ...Read more

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What are the six most common diseases in babies?

What are the six most common diseases in babies?

Hope this helps: Babies can be broken down into various age groups - we often view those under 2 months old for certain infections for that range vs over 2 months. I found this article with links to other good ones to help you hone down the age group you are interested in. https://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/commoninfantandnewbornproblems.html ...Read more