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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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Can you get an STD from giving oral to a woman if so which ones did include. Any help in this regard would be greatly appreciated.

Can you get an STD from giving oral to a woman if so which ones did include. Any help in this regard would be greatly appreciated.

Very low risk: Cunnilingus (oral-vaginal contact) is very low risk for STDs, especially for the oral partner. In my 40 years in the STD business, I've never seen a patient who apparently acquired any STD by performing oral sex on a woman. In theory, you could get oral gonorrhea, herpes, syphilis, or HPV. No HIV risk. If no symptoms like oral sores or sore throat, you needn't worry and don't need testing. ...Read more

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Can women get urine tests for stds?

Can women get urine tests for stds?

Yes: There are urine tests that can pick up chlamydia and gonorrhea. Many other std's do not send anything into the urine. Blood tests are often required before these can be detected. ...Read more

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If both male and female are STD free can it still get transmitted?

If both male and female are STD free can it still get transmitted?

No: Unless she has a yeast infection. Yeast infections in women are not stds, only become an std if she is infected ; passes it on to her partner, . ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a woman get a STD after having a hysterectomy?

Please tell me, could a woman get a STD after having a hysterectomy?

Yes she can: Of course it would not affect her uterus as it has been removed. However the vagina ; introitus are not immune to catching an std from an infected partner. ...Read more

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If my friend gave a woman oral sex is it likely that he would get an std?

If my friend gave a woman oral sex is it likely that he would get an std?

If the woman had a : Std that is possible. Oral sex has potential to transmit a number of sti's. Herpes simplex, hiv, hpv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis ; hepatitis can be spread via oral sex. ...Read more

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I m .24 virgin guy . A female married lady interested in having oral sex with me. Any chances i may get std?

I m .24 virgin guy . A female married lady interested in having oral sex with me. Any chances i may get std?

Yes.: Sexually transmitted diseases are transmitted during sex. Oral sex is sex. Therefore there is risk if unprotected. (i know this sounds basic, but not too many years ago a former us president once argued that he did not know oral sex was still sex.). ...Read more

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Can a female get std while not being sexually active for 19 years and having no such disease prior to that?thanks

Can a female get std while not being sexually active for 19 years and having no such disease prior to that?thanks

No: If you didn't have even a latent infection and have had no sexual activity at all you can't get a sexually transmitted disease. However, there are sexually transmissible diseases such as herpes or HIV which can also be transmitted in ways other than sexually which can still occur. Hope this answers your question ...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