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Most Commonly Transmitted Std
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Can a pap smear detect the most common std's like chlamydia, genital herpes, HIV infection, gonorrhea, syphilis, trichomoniasis and hepatitis b?
No: No way.Get a more detailed answer ›
Are STDs transmitted only by sexual contact or by mixing blood? Which STDs are only sexually transmitted?
Yes: Doctors go back and forth on the preferred politically correct terminology, but they're the same thing. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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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