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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
We would not either: A good history, physical and testing with your local doc could evaluate you for this problem. There are at least a dozen infections that can pass sexually, so a visit is worthwhile if you have been exposed. ...Read more
Possibly: An STD could stop a female from having children if it leaves scarring in the fallopian tubes. That side effect from STD's is not common but can happen. That usually means that you have a serious form of the STD called pelvic inflammatory disease. If you are concerned I would recommend talking with your doctor about it. Here is some more information http://www.cdc.gov/std/infertility/default.htm ...Read more
STD: He may not have gotten it.Get a more detailed answer ›
Did she see a doc?: It is common for men to show symptoms of an std such as chlamydia, but for women to be completely asymptomatic. Be sure that she saw a doctor and had a complete std screen and physical exam, so that if she did have an infection it could be treated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends on std: Most common thing would be infecting lots of other sexual contacts. ...Read more
No: They can only come from someone else who is infected. ...Read more
Go back to MD: If there is some vulvar burning, then there is usually an infection or irritant to the vulva. Let the GYN MD play "detective'. ...Read more
STD: There are many , often coexisting stds that can cause very diff. Symptoms in men and women, he needs to be tested sxs or not. ...Read more
Maybe but dangerous!: Maybe, but that is an awfully scary way to deal with a very dangerous situation. Some stds can go away without treatment, such as gonorrhea or chlamydia. Others do not, such as hpv, herpes, hiv, etc... But gonorrhea and chlamydia can also cause serious infections that can kill you or cause infertility. Suck it up, be an adult and get tested! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not necessarily.: Males, especially, can have std's and have no obvious symptoms, thus infections are spread easily from partner to partner. This is why using condoms, regular std testing and partner notification is the prudent and right thing to do to keep you and your sexual partners safe and healthy. ...Read more
What to do if i was just curious. What would happen if someone had an STD for like years and didn't notice?
Hey David. This is josh that AT&T rep. and was wondering about how get testing for std and how much would that be?
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?
I have signs of an STD and need to be tested and treated. But i can't find anywhere to go to do it till Monday what should i do?
Sooner is better!: It varies from one STD to the next and with severity of symptoms. If only discharge, without pain, it's probably safe to wait til Monday. But even here there is risk of serious complications in the next 1-2 days. For sure don't wait if you are in pain or fever, or have open sores that suggest herpes, for which effective treatment has to start early. If necessary, find an urgent care clinic. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer