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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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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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Are std's in males non harming?

Are std's in males non harming?

No: Men who get stds can develops scarring of the urinary tract. This can even possibly lead to infertility problems is worst case scenarios. ...Read more

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Are there common signs of STDs for males?

Are there common signs of STDs for males?

STDs: Different STDs may present in differing fashions and there is not a common thread. Some may occur without overt symptoms. ...Read more

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Can two STD free males get an STD if they have anal sex?

Can two STD free males get an STD if they have anal sex?

No, BUT....: Routine sts testing does not include hpv (which can cause anal cancers), does not rule out herpes or lgv , and may miss early stages of hiv. Unless both partners have never had sex before, the best approach is to be safe and use condoms at all times! ...Read more

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Signs of STD in male?

Signs of STD in male?

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 more

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What are the symptoms for males with an std?

What are the symptoms for males with an std?

Discharge/Burning/RA: Urethral discharge or burning while passing urine.Rash in genitalia like blisters(herpes simplex) or painless ulcer(primary syphilis)anal or genital warts(hpv), inguinal lymphadenopathy(lymphogranuloma venereum). ...Read more

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Which STDs can a male get from receiving oral sex?

Most, not all: Just about any of them: syphilis, herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia. The exceptions would be HIV or hepatitis a, b, or c. It would be very hard to get those from receiving oral sex. ...Read more

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I got tested for an STD and it was negative but my male partner got tested and it was positive hows that possible?

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

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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?

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?

No: The partner that has slept with two other people may have contracted an STD and infecting the virgin. Some STD may not be apparent or symptomatic for a long time ...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


Male (Definition)

Male refers to the masculine gender, those people ...Read more