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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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My husband is facing irritation & redness in his genitals. Though am not facing any such issues. Can this be std? What medication can be done?

Yeast Infection: The most common problem that this sounds like is a fungal or yeast infection. The medications for this are available without a prescription at all places that sells over the counter products. It is not a sexually transmitted disease. ...Read more

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Green vaginal discharge, no odor, no std, tried several medications to treat BV but still have light green discharge? I've had it for a few years now :(

Green vaginal discharge, no odor, no std, tried several medications to treat BV but still have light green discharge? I've had it for a few years now :(

Probabely normal : If you have been tested for std, trichomonas, bacterial infection, yeast infection and it has no odor and no responce to treatment.I will suggest dont take anything and hope it is normal for you.But if it changes in smell character get all the tests done again, as some infection might have been missed for some reason in initial exam and testing. ...Read more

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Can an STD really stop uti medication from working?

Can an STD really stop uti medication from working?

No: No, this doesn't happen. You misunderstood something you read or that your doctor might have said. ...Read more

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No sex in a month but I have a discharge what is this? Been treated for 2 STDs in 3 months and completed medication. Whats wrong with me?

No sex in a month but I have a discharge what is this? Been treated for 2 STDs in 3 months and completed medication. Whats wrong with me?

Discharge Happens: I am not sure why you bring this to us. Vaginal discharge often just is. It can be normal. It represents that you are alive and that your sweat and oil glands and all that goes with the vaginal skin is working. Do you have any other symptoms or odors that would make you worry you have disease? ...Read more

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What medication gets rid of stds?

Depends: It depends on the std. There is no single medication that will treat all stds. ...Read more

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What type of STD requires moths of 4 different medication?

What type of STD requires moths of 4 different medication?

Several: HIV, herpes, hepatitis C and B all require long term medications. Get tested, treated, consider what you can change in your habits and be well. ...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