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What's some info about meningococcal disease?

What's some info  about meningococcal disease?

Meningococcaldisease: Caused by bacteria, n. Meningitidis which causes meningitis and severe infection. Is often sudden in onset, rapidly progressive and potentially causes death. Symptoms include fever, headache, stiff neck, bloody skin rash, low blood pressure. Survivors often suffer from neurologic problems, limb loss, and hearing loss. Transmission is by direct contact. Prevented by vaccination.Affects all children. ...Read more

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...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 accurate are sexually transmitted infection tests?

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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How do you prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)?

How do you prevent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)?

Few ideas: 1. Practice chastity. 2. Or practice monogamy with one safe partner. 3. Use a male or female condom (not 100%) ...Read more

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Need info on reliable info on HGH hormone?

Need info on reliable info on HGH hormone?

If you are in USA: If you are an adult in the usa, the first thing you need to know is that unless you have adult growth hormone deficiency it is illegal for you to use hgh, even from a real doctor. Hgh is the only drug in this country that is illegal to use off label. It is not under control of the dea, but under the control of the fda. Having said that, it is very helpful when used under the right conditions. ...Read more

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Which medical advice for gonorrhea diseases?

Which medical advice for gonorrhea diseases?

Resistant Gonorrhea: There is a new drug resistant form of gonorrhea sweeping through the western world. If you have gonorrhea you need to be treated and to be treated by someone who knows how to treat for this drug resistant form. ...Read more

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Are there really laws regarding partner notification of sexually transmitted infections?

Are there really laws regarding partner notification of sexually transmitted infections?

In some states: This varies with the locality and the particular disease, but the answer is sometimes. ...Read more

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What sexually transmitted diseases (std) can affect gay men?

ALL of them: There are no "freebies" in terms of stds--if you have unprotected intercourse, you are at risk for contracting the entire spectrum of sexually transmitted diseases. Use condoms for protection. ...Read more

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Could the STD testing list include hiv?

Could the STD testing list include hiv?

Yes,but: In some states you must agree i writing for HIV testing. Routine testing may exclude or include the test.I would just ask the staff. ...Read more

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I want information regarding disease? Is mayo site good?

I want information regarding disease? Is mayo site good?

Yes: The mayo clinic website is one of the places that i turn to for medical information. www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/homepage. ...Read more

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I need pregnancy testing information please?

I need pregnancy testing information please?

What sort of info?: What information do you need specifically?

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I need info on hepatoblastoma disease please?

I need info on hepatoblastoma disease please?

See link: This may be a little bit too much information, but see the national cancer institute's page for patients on liver cancer in children (hepatoblastoma is one of those discussed) http://www.Cancer.Gov/cancertopics/pdq/treatment/childliver/patient/page1/allpages. ...Read more

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This may sound silly, are thin condoms good for anal sex?

This may sound silly, are thin condoms good for anal sex?

Check package: Unless the manufacturer specifically states it is not--the condom does not 'know' how it is being used, and should be ok. ...Read more