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What are sings of a yeast infection?

What are sings of a yeast infection?

Yeast Infections: A yeast infection causes itching or soreness in the vagina and sometimes causes pain or burning when you urinate or have sex. Some women also have a thick, clumpy, white discharge that has no odor and looks a little like cottage cheese. These symptoms are more likely to occur during the week before your menstrual period. ...Read more

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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Are painless sores always a sings of syphilis?

Are painless sores always a sings of syphilis?

Often: Not always, but often a painless sore around the genital area can be a sign of syphilis. If you haven't already, make a doctor's appointment to get tested. Remember to use protection during sex every single time! ...Read more

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What are signs of HPV the STD ?

What  are signs of HPV the STD ?

HPV: Many woman do not have not signs or symptoms with hpv. Hpv is a family of viruses, if you have the right one, you could have genital warts. ...Read more

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What are the causes of STDs or stis?

What are the causes of STDs or stis?

STD: Sexualu transmitted diseases are cased by sexual contact. It includes but not limited to gonorrhea, syphilis, chlamidia. ...Read more

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Are all genital discharges a sign of an std?

Are all genital discharges a sign of an std?

No: Men with prostatitis may have a discharge that is not related to a std and in some females can have a "normal" vaginal discharge, but these should always be checked out. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of gonorrhea in women prostitutes?

What are symptoms of gonorrhea in women prostitutes?

Discharge/no symptom: There may be no symptoms as it takes few days after the exposure to the infection to when you get the discharge. So if you do have to have sex with a prostitute practice safe sex with condom and no oral sex beside gonorrhea you can also contact chlamydia, syphilis, HIV infection and lymphogranyloma venerium best is abstain or play it safe. ...Read more

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Picture of throat in sexually transmitted diseases?

Picture of throat in sexually transmitted diseases?

The oral HPV: Human papilloma virus (hvp) is the responsilbe agent for causing >70% of cervical cancers, also anal and oral cancers as well. Here is an example picture of the hpv causing ulceration/cancer of the tongue--it is not pretty. Oral gonorrhea causes nasty looking throat can pose significant public health concern, but it is not a cause of cancer. Live well, live safely drdiyaldas. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of catching chlamydia from unprotected sex?

What is the likelihood of catching chlamydia from unprotected sex?

Very good!: 26% of males under 30, not married, and 29% of females, under 30, not married, are infected with chlamydia. Long term consequences can be severe. Don't "hook" up and use barrier protection, always! ...Read more

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How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

STD screening: Screening guidelines for stds recommend that sexually active men and women should be offered routine screening for hiv. Serologic testing for hepatitis b should also be done. Women with a history of unprotected sex/multiple partners should be screened yearly for gc and chlamydia. Men for chlamydia. The window period for detection of HIV antibodies is 6 wks-6 mos. After exposure. ...Read more

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Whats the procedure of getting tested for different types of stds? Especially those which has a symptom of penile discharge.

Whats the procedure of getting tested for different types of stds? Especially those which has a symptom of penile discharge.

STD evaluation: The STD evaluation for med usually consists of a history and physical, blood tests, and cultures taken from urine or culture of discharge from your urethra (a tiny swab is inserted for this). ...Read more

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What are the types of STDs or stis?

What are the types of STDs or stis?

Bacterial or viral: Bacterial- curable - gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, viral- non curable- hpv, herpes, hiv, hepatitis. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of gonnorhea of the throat?

What are symptoms of gonnorhea of the throat?

Usually none: Most cases are asymptomatic and are found when patients present genital infection. Rarely overt pharyngitis or throat inflammation and pain occur. ...Read more

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Are sexually transmitted diseases kind of a way of punishing promiscuity?

Are sexually transmitted diseases kind of a way of punishing promiscuity?

Not really: Just a result of promiscuity. Nobody is punishing anybody with these, anymore than with pneumonia or urinary tract infections or heart disease. They are just part of life. ...Read more

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Thoughts? Could showering after sex reduce the risk of HIV infection?

Thoughts? Could showering after sex reduce the risk of HIV infection?

No: No, showering after sex does not affect nor will it reduce the risk of HIV infection. The way to reduce risk of HIV infection with sex is by using barrier protection, such as using a condom. ...Read more

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Which kind of STI causes urinating of blood?

Which kind of STI causes urinating of blood?

Something else: That would be unusual for an sti, and is more likely cause by something else. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of acquiring and std/hiv from unprotected sex?

What is the likelihood of acquiring and std/hiv from unprotected sex?

Difficult to answer: It depends on the risk factor of your partner. Does your partner have hiv? Does your partner have an std? How many sexual partners does your partner have? Does your partner use IV drugs like heroine. If you are worried get tested with your family doctor or gyn. ...Read more

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What are signs of chlamydia?

What are signs of chlamydia?

Chlamydia is often a: “silent” disease – this means the person isn't experiencing symptoms. Chlamydia symptoms in women may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain w urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucus), lower abdominal pain, nausea & fever. Chlamydia in men may cause burning or pain w urinating, irritation at penis opening, discharge, groin pain w swelling & testicular swelling /pain. ...Read more

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What are the signs of invincible genital warts for men?

What are the signs of invincible genital warts for men?

They are invisible : Some times hpv virus will not show exfoliative lesions ( warts ) remain dormant on surface seen only by tests , then no signs or symptoms can transmit to the partner ...Read more

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What are some non std causes of penile discharge?

What are some non std causes of penile discharge?

Nothing: Almost all penile discharge is due to an STD, usually gonorrhea, chlamydia, or nongonococcal urethritis. NGU is sometimes mistaken for a non-STD problem because no standard STD shows up on testing. But you only get it from sex. You and your sex partner(s) need treatment. Don't screw around with this; get care promptly. ...Read more

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Sexually transmitted infections and hiv==risk of catching any of them per partner if sex only once with him?

Always a risk: Percentages have no meaning when it comes to an individual patient. You should be tested extensively, but more importantly, protect yourself and trust nobody when they profess to not having stds. ...Read more