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Doctor insights on: Unusual Ways Of Catching St Ds

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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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What are the odds catching STDs drinking from the same cup as someone?

What are the odds catching STDs drinking from the same cup as someone?

STDs: Minimal if any. Would need far more info to try and answer your question in further detail. My suggestion is that if you feel you were exposed to an std go and see a doctor, be examined and tested thoroughly. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can transgenders have the same risk of catching STDs as others, or more?

Can transgenders have the same risk of catching STDs as others, or more?

Social Rejection: Identifying as trans* doesn't increase risk of getting an std, per se. But b/c ppl who r trans* r often marginalized owing 2 prejudices ; misconceptions, many suffer physically, emotionally, economically. Those who lack access 2 housing, nutrition, healthcare, etc. Are a much higher risk 4 stds than the general population. 1 in 5 trans* persons will have experienced homelessness in their lifetime. ...Read more

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Could transgenders have the same risk of catching STDs as others, or more?

Could transgenders have the same risk of catching STDs as others, or more?

Risks: Risks of std infection would depend on the nature of sexual contact (vaginal, oral or anal intercourse), the number of sexual partners one has, and any history of past or current std infections. ...Read more

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What are the chances of catching an STD during oral sex?

What are the chances of catching an STD during oral sex?

Less risky: While oral sex is less risky than vaginal or anal sex, one can still catch an std via oral sex. Using latex condoms or dental dams during oral sex will reduce the risk of catching an std. For oral gonorrhea or chlamydia, throat swabbing is the right test if a throat std is suspected. For more info on stds and testing, www.Sexualhealth.Com. Use latex & get couples std testing with any new partner. ...Read more

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After catching stds i know it takes years but how many years does it take long term illness such as pelvic diease to show syntoms?

After catching stds i know it takes years but how many years does it take long term illness such as pelvic diease to show syntoms?

Usually a few weeks: Some cases of PID never cause symptoms. A woman can have infertility or tubal pregnancy from past PID and not know until tests show blocked or scarred tubes. When PID does cause symptoms, which it usually does (pelvic pain, often with fever), they usually start within a few weeks of catching gonorrhea or chlamydia. But once in a while, PID symptoms may not show up for a few months. ...Read more

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If i would to get a std except from hiv when will i start getting ill after catching then?

If i would to get a std except from hiv when will i start getting ill after catching then?

STD symptoms: Some STDs will have symptoms; others, like chlamydia can be entirely without symptoms. If you have had unprotected intercourse, you may wish to have lab tests done to screen for STDs and be treated appropriately. ...Read more

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What are my odds of catching an std/sti with a sexual worker, in the red light district of the netherlands? because, I went there a few times and no

Chances...: I don't have that specific information about sexual workers in a specific area. I can just tell you that if you didn't use protection the chances could be very high. In any case, under those circumstances it is always a high risk to contract an STI. ...Read more