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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

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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What are STD statistics in the uk?

What are STD statistics in the uk?

???: Not going to bore you with the answers; they are comparable to most industrialized/developed nations. Best advice if you really want to know the dreary details is to call (or google) the uk ministry of public health office and discuss with them. ...Read more

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What are STD statistics in the us?

What are STD statistics in the us?

A Good Resource: The centers for disease control (cdc) collects and publishes data on quite a few medical ailments, including stds.

Try http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/ for a start. ...Read more

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What s all the ways to get a STD is it honestly only through sex?

What s all the ways to get a STD is it honestly only through sex?

Yup: That's why they're called sexually transmitted diseases. Of course, tainted blood in a transfusion or contaminated needle pricks can transmit some std like HIV or hcv. ...Read more

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Can you tell if you have or been exsposed to an STD/STI with in 12 hours? If so which one (s)

Can you tell if you have or been exsposed to an STD/STI with in 12 hours? If so which one (s)

Too soon: Gonorrhea and chlamydia testing is valid after 4-5 days, but no sooner. Blood tests for syphilis, HIV, etc take a few weeks. Be on the alert for symptoms like discharge from the penis, painful urination, or genital sores, which can show up any time from 2 days to a couple of weeks. Get checked ASAP if symptoms appear, otherwise best to wait a few days. ...Read more

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Can you tell if you have or been exsposed to an STD/STI with in 12 hours? If so which one (s).

Can you tell if you have or been exsposed to an STD/STI with in 12 hours? If so which one (s).

Don't bet on it: If you suspect you have been exposed pay attention and get checked out with any change in your system or at least every 6 mo. Viral illnesses like herpes and HIV take time to set up in your system and 12 hrs is too soon for them to show their presence, or generate any positive tests.Chlamydia & gonorrhea may produce no symptoms but should turn tests positive within the first week. ...Read more

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How are oral stds tested?

How are oral stds tested?

Exam: Usually oral condylomas are diagnosed by a clinical presentation and possible biopsy ...Read more

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How many types of STDs exist

How many types of STDs exist

Lots!: There are many different kinds of stds, including those caused by bacteria (like gonorrhea and chlamydia) and those caused by viruses (including herpes and hiv). You can limit your exposure to most STDs by using barrier forms of contraception (like condoms!), and since most are treatable (even if not curable), see a healthcare provider if you think you've been exposed. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of stds?

What are some symptoms of stds?

Here are some. ..: Common STD-related symptoms may include, not limited to, the following: Gono / chlamydia - burning peeing, urethral / vaginal discharge, etc.; herpes - itching, sore, painful blisters at sites, etc.; trich - frothy fishy discharge, painful sex, etc.; syphilis - painless lesions with indurated margin, etc. At early stage, - nerve deficiency at its very late stage as neurosyphilis, etc.;. .. ...Read more

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How can you get cured from STDs?

How can you get cured from STDs?

Depends: Some have cures, some do not. To find out how to cure the ones that can, you go to the doc for an evaluation. For others, the doc can provide ways to reduce symptoms and reduce the risk you pass them to others, based on what disease you have. ...Read more

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How often should I get checked for stds?

How often should I get checked for stds?

Depends on activity: That depends on how often you're having sex, especially unprotected sex. It could be anywhere from never to every 3 months. I have some patients who should probably be tested every week! But remember that there's no single easy test for stds. To test broadly you may need a combination of blood tests, urine tests, and often throat and rectal swabs. ...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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What STDs should Ibe most concerned about?

What STDs should Ibe most concerned about?

ALL of Them!: Herpes, Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Hepatis B, Hepatitis C, HIV are viruses which can be spread sexually, Trichomonas is a parasite, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & Syphilis are bacterial infections. ...Read more

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What are all the STDs that can cause epidimititis?

What are all the STDs that can cause epidimititis?

Epidydimitis: This article address your question: http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/treatment/2010/epididymitis.Htm. The most likely suspects are the gonococcus and chlamydia, but as you read, some other bacteria can be the cause as well. Your doctor will work you up to identify the offending organism and prescribe an appropriate course of antibiotics to eradicate the infection. ...Read more

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What's your opinion on what is the biggest misconception about stds?

What's your opinion on what is the biggest misconception about stds?

Symptoms: Most people assume that they will always have symptoms but this is not always true. Many stds are transmitted without a person's knowledge because most people who are infected have no symptoms. If you are having unprotected sex you are at risk. ...Read more

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Do e.R. Treat std?

Yes: You can be treated for an std in an er, but sometimes an urgent care center or std clinic will have a shorter wait. ...Read more

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How do you catch std?

How do you catch std?

Unprotected contact: Std's are caught when someone has unprotected mucosal contact with an infected person's bodily fluids. This could be oral, anal, or vaginal mucosa with any fluids from the body. ...Read more

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How do you get an std?

How do you get an std?

Sexually transmitted: A sexually transmitted disease is spread by having sex. They key thing for people to remember is that sex, may include oral to genital, anal to genital, genital to genital contact or even hand to genital contact. All of those types of contact can spread stds. Contact with infected skin or secretions can spread the disease. ...Read more

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How can you get a std?

Through sex: Direct contact with an infected lesion or infected fluid of a person who has a sexually transmitted disease like gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. This is achieved usually by close contact during sexual activity. ...Read more

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Can I get a STD orally?

Can I get a STD orally?

Absolutely: Many std's can be transmitted through oral sex including: herpes simplex, syphilis, hiv, gonorrhea, hpv & chlamydia. It is always best to know your std status & that of your partner (s). Getting tested at a clinic can help relieve anxiety about std's. Otherwise using a method of barrier protection (ie. Condom or dental dam) during oral sex will significantly reduce your chances of getting an std. ...Read more

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Can std's be hereditary?

Can std's be hereditary?

STDs: No, they are not hereditary in the sense that they are carried in one's dna, but some can be transmitted to the fetus in utero. Syphilis is the major problem, but HIV can be passed in utero and also acquired at the time of delivery through the vaginal barrel or by breast feeding. ...Read more

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Does pinnicilin help stds?

Not most: The cause of most stds are no longer or never were sensitive to penicillins. Syphillis is still treated with penicillin. ...Read more

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Can you get an std randomly?

Can you get an std randomly?

It needs to: Be transmitted from an infected source. Usually through sexual contact, as the name implies. It does not arise spontaneously. To get infected, you have to have exposure to the pathogen in a setting that facilitates transmission.. ...Read more

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How do I check if I have std?

How do I check if I have std?

See your Doc: Some std's require a blood test to identify, others require an exam for cultures or test samples. Be prepared to list your sexual practices, partners, and any exposures. There are std clinics in most towns that are discrete, can treat, & refer you to an md if needed. Don't delay. ...Read more

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What are common STD symptoms?

What are common STD symptoms?

Varies by disease: Most people with and std are unaware and we find it during std testing. Symptoms may include warts, ulcers, yellow or white vaginal/penile discharge, burning with urination, pelvic pain, bleeding between periods, testicular pain and joint pain as well. Untreated infections can cause serious complications. Get tested. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more