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Non Sexual Sources Of Infection
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
I am having urine infection and i wants to know how to cure and exactly what is it.It affects my sexual habits or not.. Thanks in advance
See doctor: If you have a urinary tract infection you need to see a doctor and get your urine checked. You will need an antibiotic to cure it. It is important that you do this soon because the infection, if not treated, can move to your kidneys and cause more serious problems. Please see a doctor soon. ...Read more
Real: From my reading, most couples in which one partner is infected and the other is not do not transmit the infection. ...Read more
Condom: While physicians usually suggest waiting a little longer for the body to recover after delivery to have sex again, everyone handles it differently.The risk of infection can be a little higher when started early because of anatomy changes.The best way to avoid infection at this point is to have same partner, and use a condom. ...Read more
To what extent is duo test (p24 and elisa) for hlv infection accurate and reliable after four weeks of sexual relation?
Yeast infection: I recommend that you treat the yeast infection before you have any sexual encounter for a couple of reasons -- it can be very uncomfortable and can spread the infection to your partner. Over-the-counter monistat is still a good first choice to treat vaginal yeast infection. ...Read more
Does a simple normal blood and urine test with no detection of infection rule out the presence of sexual transmitted disease?
I have reached third base with my boyfriend. But not indulged in sexual intercourse. Need i worry about developing any infection?
HSV testing needed after 5 years of last sexual exposure? Have no symptoms so far. Is it life threating infection? I am male by gender.
There are none.: The scary part is, there are no "immediate" symptoms which is one of the reasons diseases can be spread unknowingly and damge can occir to the patient. Sometimes, it may take days or even months before people develop symptoms/effects. For women, early (not immediate) symptoms include vaginal discharge, pelvic pain, low-grade fevers, urinary symptoms and pain during sex. Infertility is possible. ...Read more
No self control: 'nuff said. The best way to avoid stds is abstinence. No exposure = no stds. ...Read more