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Phootos Of Std In Urine
Urine is the product of the kidneys, which is produced to eliminate the waste products of metabolism, manage body fluid balance, &maintain acid-base balance. The blood is first filtered by the kidneys, and the composition of the resulting fluid is then altered depending on the body's needs. It is composed of mostly water, and breakdown products from blood cells impart ...Read more
Yes and no: Leukocytes are immune cells responding to an infection. They may be present for a variety of infectious causes including stds. If you are concerned about an std you should get specifically tested for chlamydia and gonorrhea and not rely on this generic test. ...Read more
No, ancient myth: Throughout modern medical history, once it was known that STDs are infections transmitted from partners, there have been rumors and stories about infections caught from toilet seats, shared clothing or towels, and so on. It's an urban myth and always was, used by patients (and in past years, some doctors) to explain away some infections in people who seemed to be at low risk. It never happens. ...Read more
STD: That would very unlikely. The std would likely need to make contact with a mucosal membrane (like mouth or genitalia) on you or go directly in through a break in your skin (depending on what it is). In other words the type of contact you have would not be conducive to this. However, there can be lots of germs in general on toilets- so hope you clean toilets with gloves. Take care. ...Read more
For the past several months, my urine has smelt like chemicals At random times. No other symptoms. No STDS. No change in diet or meds. Help?
Which STDs can people from the toilets is syphilis long or short which I've seen in my urine its coil round and has a long pieaceand sometimes itswavy?
Toilet unlikely STDs: Except for the moist secretions from a herpes lesion, most STDs would need more intimate contact than intact thigh skin against a dry toilet seat. Lesions in your urine sound more like mucous threads and could be coming from the urine or vaginal secretions and could either be normal or related to an infection. An exam and urinalysis by your family doctor or gyn would help clarify. ...Read more
NO: No, transmission of HIV through urine has never been established and is not a risk. Unless, there is significant amount of blood in the urine and you have significant exposure to the bloody urine for a period of time. Other STDs are also highly unlikely to be spread by urine and cannot be spread by toilet seats or other surfaces of fomites or surfaces. ...Read more
I am surprised to see this question here. It is a first for me. But, urine play during a sexual encounter is a common experience that some couples use to enhance their sexuality.
It is very difficult to think that urine exposure can put one at risk for stds. Most stds require blood, semen, or vaginal secretions to pass along the std. ...Read more
Not likely: Foamy or bubbly urine is a result of protein spillage in the urine. Tis is usually from high protein diets and poses no health problem, occasionally this care be the heralding sign of kidney disease. I would recommend evaluation by your general practitioner for routine blood and urine tests. If you have had unprotected intercourse, evaluation for stds is also appropriate. ...Read more
Here are some. .: Some leukocytes in urine may suggest the presence of some inflammation somewhere along urinary tract or contamination especially from "carelessly" collected urine specimen of sexually active females. So, such finding needs to correlate with individual scenario to derive clinical significance. Your inquiry of such denotes your being a health-conscious lady; congratulation! ...Read more
Here are some. ..: In the US, whatever approved by its FDA & marketed is considered to be reasonably safe, effective, & accurate although some frauds may still exist. But in comparison, that is best we can come by due to its highest transparency; of course, nothing is perfect and behind what we know always still hides a lot what we don't know. So, NAAT testing is good enough for daily use. More? Ask Doc timely. ...Read more
No: A doc can look at you and see if you have herpetic lesions there. Other diseases can be detected by blood tests. Many diseases can be treated by medicines and particularly with STDs both people should be treated at the same time or else they can reinfect each other. ...Read more
Chlamydia, gonorrhea: It depends on what is available at the office/place you seek treatment. It is common to be able to check for chlamydia & gonorrhea with a urine sample at emergency rooms & urgent care centers. Not all places have the means to do all tests. Sometimes trichomonas can be seen on a microscopic exam of the urine, but that method is not the best way to check for trich. Urine tests are less reliable. ...Read more
I have a random question. Is it possible to get an std by drinking someone urine? I'm very curious & would absolutely love to know.
Anything is possible: But not everything is likely.Get a more detailed answer ›
I've only slept with my boyfriend and he's only slept with me, he's been having blood in his urine which may be a sti/std, could I of given him it?
No if true: If you've each only had sexual relations with each other you cannot spread std's other than giving oral herpes to the genitalia by oral sex. But one of you may not be completely truthful. Your boyfriend could have a bacterial infection of the bladder or prostate gland that could cause hematuria. ...Read more
My boyfriend went to the dr today. They told him he has epididymitis. But that his urine was clean and that it wasn't an std. Do I need to go to my dr?
Let me explain:
Epididymitis has a number of causes, including:
1-sexually transmitted infections.
2-other infections. Boys, older men and homosexual men are more likely to have epididymitis.
3-the heart medication amiodarone (pacerone).
5-urine in the epididymis, it may occur with heavy lifting or straining.
Urine test alone will not enough to say no std. Know you decide, good luck. ...Read more
Several: Gonorrhea or chlamydia of the throat or rectum won't be picked up by blood or urine samples. Throat/rectal swabs are required. Herpes is not diagnosed by blood or urine tests either. (blood tests will tell you whether you have herpes in your body, but they won't tell you whether you have an active outbreak.) there are other less common stds that require other tests as well. ...Read more
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