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How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

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 more

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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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Can you get hiv/aids or any type of STDs or germs from using a public toilet should you sit or squat ?

Can you get hiv/aids or any type of STDs or germs from using a public toilet should you sit or squat ?

No, don't worry: In past decades, there were claims -- sometimes supported by medical professionals -- of STDs from public toilets or other non-sexual exposures. Asymptomatic or longstanding infections weren't recognized, so it seemed logical when an STD appeared in an apparently monogamous relationship. But the bottom line (no pun intended!) is that this never happens. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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Can someone carry STD (gono) without testing for the disease i also tested negative howver, i had the symptoms of gorno and the medicine cleared it up. Is it possible my girlfriend is a carrier and can still pass the germs howver weaken they are

Can  someone carry STD (gono) without testing for the disease i also tested negative howver, i had the symptoms of gorno and the medicine cleared it up.  Is it possible my girlfriend is a carrier and can still pass the germs howver weaken they are

Gonorrhea : Gonorrhea does not have a carrier state. A test always has the possibility of giving a false negative result. This is something to consider. Also you may have had another type of infection that was treated with the antibiotics you were given. Please use condoms to protect yourself in the future. ...Read more

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If somebody masturbates with their own unclean objects can that cause an std? Or is there only a certain pathogen person to person that causes an std?

If somebody masturbates with their own unclean objects can that cause an std? Or is there only a certain pathogen person to person that causes an std?

STDs are infections: No. Of course not. Stds are specific bacterial, viral, or other infections transmitted during sexual activity with an infected human. ...Read more

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What are the types of STDs or stis?

What are the types of STDs or stis?

Bacterial or viral: Bacterial- curable - gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, viral- non curable- hpv, herpes, hiv, hepatitis. ...Read more

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Does anavar create any type of STD?

Nope: No drug can create any STD. All STDs are infections caught by sex with infected partners. ...Read more

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To test for STDs what type of test I have to do?

Twelve STDs: There are twelve different stds. Some are tested with blood. Some with culturing of fluids or tissues. And some by examination. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have herpes or some other type of std?

STD: Local symptoms from a herpes simplex 2 infection usually is seen 2 to 12 days after exposure and consists of a cluster of lesions that look like blisters. The lesions can appear on the penis, anus, labia or cervix and they can spread, coalesce followed by crusting over. The fluid in the lesions is very contagious. Some people contract herpes simplex 2 without any symptoms. Get tested to know. ...Read more

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What type of STD requires moths of 4 different medication?

What type of STD requires moths of 4 different medication?

Several: HIV, herpes, hepatitis C and B all require long term medications. Get tested, treated, consider what you can change in your habits and be well. ...Read more

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