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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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Is STD or STI treatable?

Is STD  or STI treatable?

Yes: Stds are all treatable...For now. However, we're now at the point where there's only one antibiotic left that still treats gonorrhea, with nothing else on the horizon. So don't throw away your condoms! ...Read more

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Can non chlamidial ngu cause pid in female partner. Gonorrhoea, chlamidia, mycoplasma genitalium, ureaplsama , trich all negative. No std found. ?

Can non chlamidial ngu cause pid in female partner. Gonorrhoea, chlamidia, mycoplasma genitalium, ureaplsama , trich all negative. No std found. ?

Probably not: Neither PID nor any other health problem has ever been documented in the sex partners of men with NGU not due to chlamydia or M. genitalium. Does your partner have PID, or are you just worried concerned about it? If the latter, my advice is to not worry. If PID is suspected, she of course should see her doctor or perhaps an NHS GUM clinic. Otherwise nothing need be done. ...Read more

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Can BV or genitals herpes cause UTI symptoms?

Can BV or genitals herpes cause UTI symptoms?

Not really: These infections can cause urinary symptoms (burning, pain) but not typically associated with infection per se. ...Read more

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1 sex partner.After initial sexual encounter fishy rectal odor, lip tingling. Tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia= negative?Fishy odor due to herpes?

1 sex partner.After initial sexual encounter fishy rectal odor, lip tingling. Tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia= negative?Fishy odor due to herpes?

Bacterial vaginosis: The fishy odor is usually due to an infection that is a mixture of many different bacteria, the common name is bacterial vaginosis, also call it bv. The causes are many, bringing bacteria from the rectum to the vagina. It is not classified as a std, but it can be transferred from one partner to the other. Women can develop this with out being sexually active, hence not a true std. ...Read more

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Can UTI be sexually trasmitted?

Can UTI be sexually trasmitted?

Not usually: But it can be sexually-associated. Most utis have nothing to do with sex, but women who have sex are more likely to get them. Hygiene practices, anatomic anomalies, and bad luck can all contribute. ...Read more

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Negative STD herpes result but showing symptoms, what's wrong?

Negative STD herpes result but showing symptoms, what's wrong?

Need eval to know.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Symptoms of gonorrhoea?

Symptoms of gonorrhoea?

Not Many In Women: The cdc has excellent information about stds available at: http://www.Cdc.Gov/std/gonorrhea/stdfact-gonorrhea.Htm. See your doctor to find the cause for your symptoms. ...Read more

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How accurate are sexually transmitted infection tests?

Most very accurate!: From very common chlamydia, others, such as syphilis, hep c, hep b, hiv, gonorrhea, trichomonas can be acurately diagnosed1. ...Read more

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Penile discharge, burning when urination, penile itching, and minor fishy odor from penis, could it be yeast infection? Tested negative for stds.

Penile discharge, burning when urination, penile itching, and minor fishy odor from penis, could it be yeast infection? Tested negative for stds.

Fishy odor: May be bacterial Vaginosis, but be swabbed for all STSs if you have been exposured. All the best and stay safe. ...Read more

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Had unprotected anal sex now urethra burning. No other symptom. Std urine test negative. Taking antibiotics for possible UTI. Semen now thick. Why?

Had unprotected anal sex now urethra burning. No other symptom. Std urine test negative. Taking antibiotics for possible UTI. Semen now thick. Why?

Here are some ...: This Q was answered not long ago. In reality, please continue the care, planned follow-up, counseling for current situation and the future with the existing doc. Online fishing would not contribute much to your current care and concern. So, keep in touch with Doc. Best wishes ... ...Read more

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Can a UTI cause ngu? Std test was negative.

Can a UTI cause ngu? Std test was negative.

NGU is STD, UTI isn't: Urinary tract infection (UTI) and nongonococcal urethritis (NGU) are separate problems. But some doctors don't know the difference and diagnose UTI in men with NGU. UTIs are rare in men under age 35. Most NGU has negative STD tests, but it's still an STD. You're female, per your profile. Are you concerned for yourself or a male partner? I can help better with more info. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with urethritis but tested negative for UTI and stds. What other possible causes/treatments?

Diagnosed with urethritis but tested negative for UTI and stds. What other possible causes/treatments?

Ureaplasma or viral: Non-specific urethritis (NSU). These organisms are notoriously difficult to identify. Discuss with your Dr., ureaplasma respond to Erythromycin type of antibiotics. Viral urethritis is treated symptomatically. Pyridium (phenazopyridine) can relieve the burning sensation. Probiotics e.g live culture yogurt or lactobacillus may help ...Read more

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Which STD causes genital itching?

Which STD causes genital itching?

Itching: Genital itching is most likely caused by a yeast infection or a reaction to something you have come into contact with. These are not STD's. In fact, most STD's have no symptoms as all in women, so you should be tested at least yearly. However, a yeast infection invariably causes itching and can be caused by antibiotics, or occur without reason. ...Read more

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Mild urethra pain for 2 wks. No discharge. Doxycline=no effect. Tested neg for chlamydia & gonorhea. Neg herpes swab. Symptoms remain. OK to have sex?

Mild urethra pain for 2 wks. No discharge. Doxycline=no effect. Tested neg for chlamydia & gonorhea. Neg herpes swab. Symptoms remain. OK to have sex?

Irritation?: can get irritation of the urethra from new soaps, lotions, underwear, laundry detergent, fabric softener and other items. Might consider this as a possible cause for the discomfort you're experiencing. If symptoms continue, please be sure to follow with your doctor for further evaluation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What STD has immediate symptoms?

What STD has immediate symptoms?

Variable: Stds are all infections, and as such, will take time to root and cause symptoms. If you are asking if there is an std that you will know instantly if you have contracted it, about the only one would be pubic lice if you find a louse that has jumped. ...Read more

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Herpetic genital symptoms! should I avoid sex?

Herpetic genital symptoms! should I avoid sex?

Yes: Unless you want to transmit this to others. It is also not particularly comfortable to be having sex with herpetic lesions. ...Read more

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Is non chlamydial ngu contagious? All std tests neg. first swab slightly >5wbc. Never any discharge. Current Swab <5wbc but still have symptoms.

Is non chlamydial ngu contagious? All std tests neg. first swab slightly >5wbc. Never any discharge. Current Swab <5wbc but still have symptoms.

NGU: Non-gonococcal urethritis is usually caused by an infection The most common causes of NGU include Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycoplasma genitaliium, and Ureaplasma urealyticum. Rare causes are Trichomonas vaginalis, Yeasts, HSV, Adenovirus, other bacteria such as Streptococci, mycobacteria, or anaerobes. Either you have incomplete treatement or reexposure or nonbacterial urethritis. Contact MD. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms UTI problems and/or stds?

What are the symptoms UTI problems and/or stds?

Nothing or .....: You could have UTI or std without any symptoms. So high index of suspicion is needed. The usual symptoms for UTI are pain in the bladder area, burning when urinating, frequency, or fever/chills with backpain may suggest kidney infection. For std - there are many kinds - but look for discharge (other than white in color), odor, unusual irritation. ...Read more

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