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Before high school, everyone had to get a series of shots for STD type diseases, what are these?

Before high school, everyone had to get a series of shots for STD type diseases, what are these?

HPV vaccine: Hpv vaccine has been universally recommended and provided to 11-y-o preteens under their parent's consent, same vaccine has been given to young adults up to 26 years of age as well. ...Read more

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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What is the cause of yeast infection? How can you get yeast infection? Is it an STD type disease?

What is the cause of yeast infection? How can you get yeast infection? Is it an STD type disease?

Opportunist germ: Yeast infection come from the spores (seeds) of the yeast that are present all around us.Yeast makes up at least 5% of the dry weight of your poo & self contamination of the tissues surrounding the genitals is always possible. After spores come in contact with moist irritated skin, they can live off the serum oozing from that irritation & produce a rash. They don't require sex for their spread. ...Read more

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What type of medications do they prescribe for vanireal disease or std?

What type of medications do they prescribe for vanireal disease or std?

Depends on which TSD: There're quite a few stds and each equires different medications/regimens. For example, herpes: valcyclovir/acyclovir/famcyclovir etc...Chlamydia: doxycycline/azithromycin/ampicillin/erythromycin etc..Syphillis: still the good old penicillin. Trichomonas: metronidazole. Gonorrhea: doxy/azithromycin/ceftriaxone. Hiv: this is very complicated--to scary for me..Consult doc 4 your concerns. Good luck. ...Read more

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When you have blood drawn can they determine if you have any type of sexual diseases like genital herpes, hiv, STD etc?

When you have blood drawn can they determine if you have any type of sexual diseases like genital herpes, hiv, STD etc?

Yes, if asked for.: Blood tests can determine several sexual diseases after a period of time after exposure, like syphilis, hiv, herpes, and hepatitis b. It is not the only way for many of them. Syphilis can be found out by swabbing affected areas, as can herpes which can even be diagnosed visually. But gonorrhea and chlamydia are diagnosed by culture and urinalysis. Hpv is determined by pap smear and biopsy. ...Read more

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What is the probability of getting STD or any other diseases?

What is the probability of getting STD or any other diseases?

Depends on situation: No exposures=no disease, some exposure, some risk.More or unlimited exposure with increasing number of partners means an unlimited number of risks.Risks between two monogamous partners with no outside exposure, ever, approaches zero. ...Read more

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Is it possible to contract an STD if you and your couple are clean from diseases?

Is it possible to contract an STD if you and your couple are clean from diseases?

No: Only get it if involved with someone that is infected. The best solution is to be monogamous. ...Read more

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Are there diseases that resemble stds?

Are there diseases that resemble stds?

Just get checked: Why ask this silly question when you already know the answer is "yes." just get checked out. Some std's are dangerous to you and some are dangerous to your partner(s). ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more