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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
Gonorrhea : Can cause a discharge from the penis with discomfort --- must see healthcare professional ! ...Read more
Why is my vagina always wet? Been tested for STDs n treated for BV but its not made any difference and tests are clear. Can anything be done? :(
I got open wounds on outside of my vagina few days b4. But i tested negtv 4 std. So what cause dis? N can I GT break in my vagina skin without std?How
I have smegma everyday n have to wash everyday after 10 hrs or else my penis looks like I have std. What can I do to remove permanently. Is this norma?
It's normal.: Smegma is a normal secretion (in both men & women) that keeps the mucosal surfaces lubricated and prevents drying. You can't remove it permanently, and you shouldn't want to. I can't imagine that anyone would actually think you have std - even people who have no idea what stds look like. Just keep cleansing as necessary, but don't overdo it, or the skin in that area will become dry and irritated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Just 1 que. M n my bf both virgin before sex. So how can I get any break on outside vagina skin or opening, without any std?
Never had vsginal fissures till the past month same boyfriend less sex theyre like papercuts n go away in 2days. 1 a week ago three this week std?
Vaginal pain: Vaginal pain & lesions can be due to many causes. Trauma of intercourse, abnormal hormone levels causing cells to be abnormal, hpv, stds, reactions to sprays/chemicals, non std infections (yeast), UTI spilling into the gyne areas, dermatologic diseases (leichenoid diseases), to name a few. You need a good exam w/cultures of urine/ vagina, possible vagina biopsy; hormone levels may need to be ckd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If each partner you engage with has had multiple partners, then it is like you are having sex with all their partners as well. If any of them have a sexually-transmitted disease, they are sharing it with you. Initially there are no symptoms for hiv/aids. As the virus overwhelms your body, fatigue, rashes, unusual infections can present themselves. Use protection and get yourself tested. ...Read more
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