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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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Is it possible to contract an STD from somone when the disease is dormant?

Is it possible to contract an STD from somone when the disease is dormant?

Asymptomatic - yes: If you are asking if you can contract a std from someone who is not currently symptomatic _ yes! ...Read more

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From a medical perspective, is it enough to ask new partner about prior STD testing, or must both partners get new complete 11-disease STD panels?

From a medical perspective, is it enough to ask new partner about prior STD testing, or must both partners get new complete 11-disease STD panels?

Ideally, yes, but...: The world or environment is not perfect. Even so, there is still no guaranty since internal environments of individuals widely vary from time to time along their path of life. So, delving into some understanding of life reality could immensely help as detailed in articles in Beasics for Life Reality.. in http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. More? Seek counseling timely. ...Read more

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Despite I use from candom in my sex I afraid of breakage of it and get Std's diseases and this problem affects in my sex please help me dear doctors?

Use Properly: According to the CDC, when used consistently and correctly, latex condoms are "highly effective" in preventing the sexual transmission of HIV and many other STDs. Condoms are also 98 percent effective in preventing pregnancy when used correctly ...Read more

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What are the signs of an std/bacterial disease?

What are the signs of an std/bacterial disease?

Male & female: Chlamydia:Painful urination, low abdominal pain, discharge from urethra in men & vagina in women, Pain with intercourse in Fs &in testis in Ms. Gonorrhea: Pus-like or blood discharge from vagina or penis, pain w urination, Abn menses, painful swollen testes or BMs.Trichomonas: similar + strong vaginal odor. HIV: none at first then flu like,fatigue, rash & swollen glands, later night sweats,fatigue ...Read more

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Is there such thing as vaginal diseases that aren't std?

Is there such thing as vaginal diseases that aren't std?

Quite a few: Bacterial vaginosis, yeast infection, atrophy at menopause and some of the skin disorders that may affect the skin elsewhere. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD if neither of the sexual partners have the disease?

Technically...: If you know neither partner has any of the transmissible diseases, then no. However, there are many potential options, so if concerned, should be examined and tested. May be unrelated issue. ...Read more

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Are the diseases of oral cavity transmitted by touch considered as std?

Depends : That depends on what touched the oral cavity. If it was genitalia, then std should be considered. ...Read more

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I am wondering can you get a STD or a sexual transmitted disease by going to the restroom or to the bathroom?

I am wondering can you get a STD or a sexual transmitted disease by going to the restroom or to the bathroom?

STDs: Every time a patient has told me that they acquired a sexually transmitted disease from a toilet seat, my response has been "that is a strange place to be having sex." the answer is no, although nothing is 100%. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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