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Doctor insights on: Sexually Transmitted Disease

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Can you tell me about sexually transmitted disease?

Can you tell me about sexually transmitted disease?

Too many to cover: There are more than a dozen separate illnesses that can be passed through sexual contact. Some are more prevalent than others and some produce major problems and some only a few. If you have a question about a specific std, please start over with any relevant information and specify the type you are interested in.Questions are not linked. ...Read more

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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How to know if I have a sexually transmitted disease?

How to know if I have a sexually transmitted disease?

Testing: You did not list symptoms or exposure history. Even if you did, you need a local evaluation to confirm or exclude this collection of diagnoses. Only with a review of exposure history, exam and testing can this be answered with confidence. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have a sexually transmitted disease?

How can you tell if you have a sexually transmitted disease?

Get tested...: Get tested and get an exam by your physician. You can't tell for sure by guessing, 'googling' or asking on a question board. See your doc and get tested. Then follow that up with recurrent and consistent medical care for guidance and testing as long as you are sexually active... ...Read more

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It possible to get a sexually transmitted disease as a virgin?

It possible to get a sexually transmitted disease as a virgin?

Yes: From oral sex you can get pharyngeal gonorrhea, syphillis, pharyngeal herpes simplex ii. From non penetrating genetal sex play you can get herpes or syphillis. ...Read more

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What are the medicines that can cure sexually transmitted disease?

Antibiotics: The only sexually transmitted diseases that can be cured are caused by bacteria or parasites and can be treated with antibiotics. The drug depends on the disease. Std's caused by viruses cannot be curred with medication. Your body's immune system must clear them. Existing drugs will only otherwise suppress their effects. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of sexually-transmitted disease?

Varies with STD's: Pelvic pain, pain with voiding, increased temperature, and / or vaginal discharge are common with some std's. Painful sores and warts are associated with other std's. Some std's can affect the liver and the immune system with symptoms related to those organs. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have a sexually transmitted disease from your partner?

How do you know if you have a sexually transmitted disease from your partner?

Signs symptoms test: Depends on gender. Discharge, bloody mucous, pain, irritation, burning on urination, known exposure to an std, or a positive test. Some std may not have signs or symptoms. If you suspect you've got one, see your doctor for proper evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do sexually transmitted disease exist if sex is supposed to be a natural thing?

Why do sexually transmitted disease exist if sex is supposed to be a natural thing?

Not the same: Eating is natural, but you can get food poisoning. Breathing is natural, bu you can contract influenza. Sex may be natural, but you can introduce an infectious agent into your body by perfoming it and contract a disease. ...Read more

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Never used protection, and so I am afraid I might have a sexually transmitted disease what to do?

Never used protection, and so I am afraid I might have a sexually transmitted disease what to do?

Time for a visit: It would be reasonable to set up a visit with your doc or OBGYN and share your concerns with them. There are in excess of 2 dozen infections that can be transmitted sexually, some common and some rare. The only way to know is to have a good evaluation done with proper testing. ...Read more

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I never used protection and now I am afraid I have a sexually transmitted disease. What should I do?

I never used protection and now I am afraid I have a sexually transmitted disease. What should I do?

See doctor or clinic: Visit a doctor or clinic for professional evaluation, advice, testing, and perhaps treatment. ...Read more

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Is e.Coli a sexually transmitted disease?

No: But some women are prone to bladder infections caused by e.Coli associated with intercourse. ...Read more

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How do sexually transmitted diseases begin?

Exposed to infection: They begin after having sexual activity with someone already infected. ...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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What's the history of sexually transmitted diseases?

What's the history of sexually transmitted diseases?

Please clarify...: Do you mind clarifying your question so that i can answer you? ...Read more

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Can i get sexually transmitted disease from oral sex?

Can i get sexually transmitted disease from oral sex?

Yes: All you need to get a std is genital contact and the germ. The germ can figure out what it wants to infect, and oral sex can end up passing some mean ones. ...Read more

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What are the demerits of sexually transmitted disease?

What are the demerits of sexually transmitted disease?

Demerits?: You mean what's bad about them? Well...They're disease for one thing. And they're also sexually transmitted, which means you can give them to other people, including people you might care about. I could go on, but it doesn't seem necessary to specify why it's not good to have sexually transmitted diseases, and there's certainly nothing good about them. ...Read more

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Where did sexually transmitted diseases originate from?

Where did sexually transmitted diseases originate from?

Evolution at work!: Same as for most infections. There are billions of bacteria and viruses that inhabit our bodies, mostly beneficial or at least harmless but sometimes causing disease. The STDs are caused by some that evolved to cause disease, to survive best in the genital tract, and to require human intimacy for transmission. In other words, they evolved with humans as we ourselves evolved from earlier ancestors. ...Read more

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Can you get a sexually transmitted disease from sharing utensils?

STD: Std spreads due to body fluid transmission and unlikely to spread sharing clean utensils. ...Read more