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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