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Doctor insights on: Phootos Of Std In Urine

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Can women get urine tests for stds?

Can women get urine tests for stds?

Yes: There are urine tests that can pick up chlamydia and gonorrhea. Many other std's do not send anything into the urine. Blood tests are often required before these can be detected. ...Read more

Urine (Definition)

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


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If urine has luekocytes could it be an std?

If urine has luekocytes could it be an std?

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

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Can you catch an std from urine on a toilet seat touching you?

Can you catch an std from urine on a toilet seat touching you?

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

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Please tell me if you can get tested for all std's through urine?

Please tell me if you can get tested for all std's through urine?

No: There are more than a dozen diseases that can be passed through sexual contact. Only a fraction will shed any material into the urine that could be used for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What STDs are tested with urine and which ones are tested with blood?

What STDs are tested with urine and which ones are tested with blood?

See answer: Gonorrhea and chlamydia generally can be tested by a urine assay, whereas hiv, syphillis, hepatitis, herpes can be tested for with a blood assay. "crabs" is a clinical dx. If active herpes infection, a direct culture/bx can also be obtained. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD by cleaning a toilet seat with someone eldest urine on it?

Can you get an STD by cleaning a toilet seat with someone eldest urine on it?

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

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White sticky drops after urine no pain and any discomfort and no any chance of STD?

White sticky drops after urine no pain and any discomfort and no any chance of STD?

Std: If you have unprotected sex is possible you could have an STD. Go see a doctor. They can check for chlamydia and gonorrhea with a urine sample ...Read more

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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?

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?

Could be: If your urine smells like a chemical, it could be you are being exposed to a chemical. I would suggest talking to your doctor or a physician experienced in environmental medicine. Check out American Academy of Environmental Medicine. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can STDs be transmitted through urine?

Can STDs be transmitted through urine?

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

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Can you catch any STDs from urine? If so, which ones and how?

Can you catch any STDs from urine? If so, which ones and how?

Water sports: 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

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Does urine test show std?

Does urine test show std?

Not routine tests: Routine urine testing does not look for stds. However urine can be tested for gonococcal and chlamydia dna which are stds. ...Read more

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Are STD urine test accurate?

Are STD urine test accurate?

Yes, reliable. ..: Yes, it's reliable but less than testing the specimens from vaginal fluid / cervical mucus/fluid, especially for trichomonas. Besides, some 75% & 50% of chlamydia-infected women & men have no symptom respectively. So, all women ...Read more

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Can std's cause foamy urine?

Can std's cause foamy urine?

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

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Do STDs show leukocytes in the urine?

Do STDs show leukocytes in the urine?

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

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Will a urine culture identify an std?

Will a urine culture identify an std?

Yes, some STDs: Gonorrhea and chlamydia can be cultured from urine. However, urine culture is not the optimum test for std diagnosis. There are specific tests for different stds. ...Read more

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How accurate are STD urine tests for men?

How accurate are STD urine tests for men?

GC & Chlamydia: Very accurate for gonorrhea and chlamydia, but not used for most other infections. ...Read more

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How accurate is urine std testing using NAAT?

How accurate is urine std testing using NAAT?

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

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Can a urine test discover if you have an oral STD?

Can a urine test discover if you have an oral STD?

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

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What STD or STI can you just get a urine sample for?

What STD or STI can you just get a urine sample for?

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

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Can STDs be transmitted through saliva or through urine?

Can STDs be transmitted through saliva or through urine?

Yes, some can: For example, if a man has a GC/CT/trich urethritis, the germs are going to be delivered through the urethra by both urine and ejaculate. Hepatitis and herpes have been present in saliva as well. Chances of co-infection increase with breaks in oral or vaginal mucosa. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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).
4-tuberculosis.
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

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Which std's are not detectable by just blood and urine samples?

Which std's are not detectable by just blood and urine samples?

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

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

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