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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
STD is also known as Sexually transmitted disease. 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
STDs: There are twelve common stds. Five of them are potentially life threatening. Your question is not that simple. As you enter adulthood it would be wise for you to learn these twelve and how they are diagnosed and prevented. Some are tested with blood tests. Some are tested with direct tissue swabbing or pap smear testing. Some are diagnosed by sight. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Exam and testing: You need an appointment with your physician and an exam done properly, as well as testing for the possible stds you are facing based on your sexual behaviors and risk profile. That testing may involve swabs of the location, or urine or blood testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hepatitis B: If you have NOT been vaccinated for Hepatitis B, it is possible to get a hep B infection from dried blood since it is a fairly strong virus and can live outside the body for many hours. You can't get HIV, Herpes, or other STDs from dried blood. That is why all health care workers and first responders are usually required to get Hep B vaccinations before they start work. ...Read more
Male to female unprotrcted sex (vaginal) been 6weeks now. What STD can I rule out at this time? And what STD needs time to rule out. 1n only sex ever.
STDS: Gosh. How did you let yourself get to this point? I do not understand this panic. Most sexual encounters do not transmit any stds. You are not reporting any symptoms of any stds. Why are you so panicked? If you get this panicked why did you have sex? Why did you not prepare yourself with vaccinations and condoms? Honestly. Perhaps we should be looking for therapy rather than medical evaluation. ...Read more
Twelve STDs: This question is way to general for this simple app. There are twelve common stds. They have distinctive symptoms and different ways to prevent such as condoms, vaccination, medication suppression, etc. I invite all of my patients to take the time to learn the basics. Now, if you have specific symptoms you are worrying about please re-ask this question. ...Read more
Condoms: Sti prevention for gay & lesbian partners is the same as for heterosexual couples. First, get tested. It's always a good idea to be sure before you have sex, regardless of orientation. Second, always use condoms. Besides abstinence, barrier method like condom is the next best way to prevent STI transmission, not always successful though. Third, consider to get hpv vaccination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've been ysted for all STDs besides herpes antibody all negative..is a herpes antibody nesesary.never remember breakout. Kinda a lot partners in past?
See below: First, you are young enough that you should take HPV vaccination. You may get tested for herpes, HSV 2. You could have the virus without having had any symptoms. If you test positive, please note that you can pass the virus to your partners even when there are no skin lesions. ...Read more
I want to be HPV clean after testing positive with HPV16 & others. What to do? How can I be back to normal & STD free. There has to be a solution plz
Latin word for cow, vacca, because of the smallpox/cowpox work of edward jenner, vaccination is the administration of a substance, live organism or otherwise, that stimulates the immune response to prevent a specific disease. Primarily a preventative procedure, some vaccines can ...Read more
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