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Doctor insights on: Signs Of Std Infection

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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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My husband thinks he could have a STD infection because he was like small pimpples around his face could that be a sign?

Pimples not an STD: Nope. It is something but there is no common std that presents like this. He should see a doctor soon. ...Read more

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Can a baby be born with an STD but not show any signs of an infection?

Can a baby be born with an STD but not show any signs of an infection?

Yes: Chlamydia infant contracts from birth canal causes eye infection 1-2 weeks after birth and pneumonia in 1-3 months. Hpv infections in infants have variable incubation periods, 6 weeks or longer for laryngeal papillomatosis and months for condyloma. ...Read more

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I'm positive I don't have any std's. So could itching around opening of vagina and burning urination be signs of a yeast infection?

I'm positive I don't have any std's. So could itching around opening of vagina and burning urination be signs of a yeast infection?

Yes: Vaginal itching is often a symptom of yeast infection, frequently associated with white curd-like discharge. Sometimes irritation from soaps and other hygiene products is the culprit. ...Read more

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Could frequent urination be a sign of an std? Sometimes urine is dark, but mostly not. I use the bathroom at least fifteen times a day, and its not simply the urge. It doesn't feel like a urinary tract infection; no burning, no feeling of urgency without

Could frequent urination be a sign of an std? Sometimes urine is dark, but mostly not. I use the bathroom at least fifteen times a day, and its not simply the urge. It doesn't feel like a urinary tract infection; no burning, no feeling of urgency without

Urinary : Urinary frequency could be a sign of a UTI (regardless of wether or not other symptoms are present. However a more concerning cause of polyuria is diabetes. You need to see a doctor asap in order to do a complete work up of this problem. All the best. ...Read more

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How long does it take for one to start showing neurologic signs of sexually transmitted infections?

How long does it take for one to start showing neurologic signs of sexually transmitted infections?

Usually years: Sexually transmitted infection known to have neurolgical manifestations such as syphilis and hiv, may take years to show their effects. If syphilis is treated early, this late effect will not occur, because the disease is cured. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Infection (Definition)

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


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more