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Std In Males
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
STI's (STD's): It depends on the sti's (sexually transmitted infections) you are referring to. Painful or painless rash. Burning on urination. Penile discharge. Some sti's can be fairly asymptomatic and thus testing is your best bet to know if you have one (or more than one). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got tested for an STD and it was negative but my male partner got tested and it was positive hows that possible?
Possible: You want to make sure you know what he tested positive for because there are different stds. Maybe a condom protected you. There are also both false positives and false negatives. If he tested positive for gonorrhea, chlamydia or syphilis and you have had unprotected sex you must get treated for the same regardless of what your test shows. ...Read more
Is it possible to catch and STD if both male and female don't have any, she has slept with 2 others and I was a virgin?
I'm almost 20 now,did oral many times when 15 with a friend.we are both male.dont think I've had symptoms.would I know if I have a std by now from him?
Not a STD: I would not consider BV a std. It is a bacterial overgrowth of abnormal bacteria due to changed vaginal ph - can be from douching, antibiotic use, spermicides, and other causes. I would start a hi dose multi strain probiotic from the health food store orally although you can use the capsule contents vaginally mixed with a bit of water and instilled as a douche as well. ...Read more
STD /hand transfer: Yes you can..Get a more detailed answer ›
Better than 3:1: 25 & single males between 20-29yrs have chlamydia. Please have protected sex (condom), asince there a host of other possibility from hpv and herpes, to other more serious diseases. Remember, your partner if infected, and not tested, is as good as the last person he had sex with, unless you are first encounter! ...Read more
Call around for info: Planned Parenthood may be able to check for STDs. They are at San Jose Health Center, 1691 The Alameda, San Jose, 408.287.7526. Also, if a teen is on his or her parents' insurance plan, visits for prevention or treatment of STD's, of pregnancy, and of drug/alcohol/psychological issues... are all supposed to be kept confidential from the parents. In real life, confidentially may not be 100%. ...Read more
I borrowed my friends vibrator it wasn't cleAn but I only had it inside of me for a minute. I am a teen male. Am I prone to any std's or sti's?
Only slight risk: Oral sex is safe sex, with low risk for all STDs and virtually zero risk for some, including HIV. Main risks are nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) due to normal oral bacteria (and probably harmless); gonorrhea; and herpes due to HSV1. All these are uncommon and would cause obvious symptoms. Syphilis possible but rare, but higher risk if your partner also is male. No testing needed if no symptoms. ...Read more