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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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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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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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Are certain cancers sexually transmitted as an std?

Are certain cancers sexually transmitted as an std?

Cervical cancer: Comes form certain high risk subtypes of hpv, almost always now days if you go for regular checks if it causes a problem, it should be diagnosed and treated if necessary in the pre- cancerous phase before it can get to cancer. ...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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Most common manifestations of HIV infection?

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Most common manifestations of HIV infection?

Depends: Early on, you can get a flu-like syndrome known as acute retroviral syndrome. Afterwards, manifestations depend on what opportunisitic infection occurs first; it could be thrush, pcp, or any of a host of other infections or malignancies. ...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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Is a sexually transmitted infection the same as a sexually transmitted disease?

Is a sexually transmitted infection the same as a sexually transmitted disease?

Yes: Doctors go back and forth on the preferred politically correct terminology, but they're the same thing. ...Read more

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Some parabasalids can cause human infections? Trichomonas is the one that causes a sexually transmitted infection?

Some parabasalids can cause human infections? Trichomonas is the one that causes a sexually transmitted infection?

Yes to both: The parabasalids are currently divided into 10 orders. The trichomonads have one group of 4-6 flagella, one of which is attached to the side of the cell and often forms an undulating membrane. Many are found in vertebrate hosts, including trichomonas vaginalis, which causes a sexually transmitted disease in humans. ...Read more

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Can one contract any incurable sexually transmitted diseases by performing oral sex?

Can one contract any incurable sexually transmitted diseases by performing oral sex?

Yes.: Hiv, hepatitis b and c, herpes 1 or 2. These viral diseases are incurable, and except for the herpes, cab be fatal. If you are concerned, you should see your dr. About performing tests. For my colleagues, i did not mention syphilis, gonorrhea, or chlamdya, all of which are treatable! ...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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Pelvic inflammatory disease---what is most common cause in sex workers?

Pelvic inflammatory disease---what is most common cause in sex workers?

Likely Chlamydia.: The usual std's can cause pelvic pain by rash, itching, etc., but the biggest cause of pid or pelvic inflammatory disease is chlamydia trachomatis, which is also sexually transmitted. This can cause lower abdominal, and pelvic pain, and a mucopurulent (pus-like) vaginal discharge. This is a very destructive disease which can require 14 days of antibiotics, like Doxycycline and clindamycin. ...Read more

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Can sexually transmitted diseases be transmitted by hand?

Can sexually transmitted diseases be transmitted by hand?

Generally no: Perhaps if you touched a herpetic lesion and then touched vaginal area tissues you could spread it, but this and other diseases would almost never be transmitted in this fashion. I would love to know what prompted this question. ...Read more

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Is chlamydia transmitted from saliva?

Is chlamydia transmitted from saliva?

Thanks for asking!: Chlamydia can be transmitted sexually.Remember that one can aquire infection at birth of the conjunctiva, vagina, rectum and nasopharynx. ...Read more

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Why most std's can be transmitted orally ?

Why most std's can be transmitted orally ?

Exchange of fluids: Germs need a portal of entry (mouth or genitals) and a transport medium (mucous). If you are exposed to germs orally, they are happy to pass this way. ...Read more

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How common is getting syphilis through oral sex? And what other STD are passed on through oral sex? is it common to catch STD through oral sex?

How common is getting syphilis through oral sex? And what other STD are passed on through oral sex? is it common to catch STD through oral sex?

Any STD can be: transmitted through oral sex, including syphilis, if the other person is infected (which they may not know). Gonorrhea, chlamydia and HPV(human papilloma virus) are more common than syphilis these days and can be transmitted this way, This is why use of condoms for oral sex, as well as anal or vaginal sex is so important. ...Read more

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How are sexually transmitted infections originally found?

How are sexually transmitted infections originally found?

Not to scare you but: Death, dementia, disfigurement, pain, cancer, transmission to others! sores, rashes, pain on urination... If you think you have been exposed. Get checked. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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