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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. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

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How to have safe sex? Easy ways to get STD checked?

How to have safe sex? Easy ways to get STD checked?

Safe partner, condom: Different stds have different incubation periods before testing accurate. It ranges from one week for gonorrhea, trichomonas and chlamydia to 6 months for hiv. That is why you must be very careful whom you take as a sex partner. Syphilis and hepatitis take about 6 weeks to detect. Discuss the specifics with your doctor or county health department. ...Read more

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What s all the ways to get a STD is it honestly only through sex?

What s all the ways to get a STD is it honestly only through sex?

Yup: That's why they're called sexually transmitted diseases. Of course, tainted blood in a transfusion or contaminated needle pricks can transmit some std like HIV or hcv. ...Read more

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What are the best ways to avoid getting a std?

What are the best ways to avoid getting a std?

ABC: You can avoid sex, which works quite well but not acceptable to many. If you don't like that option, you can try monogamy with someone who has no stds. If that's not possible, you can wear condoms whenever you have sex. ...Read more

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Is there any other ways I could get a pelvic infection rather than std?

Is there any other ways I could get a pelvic infection rather than std?

Yes.: Not all pelvic infections are caused by sexually-transmitted organisms. The causes of infection can vary depending on the types of organism responsible. Review this with your doctor to clarify the cause of infection and possible routes of exposure. ...Read more

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Where can I get tested for stds?

Dr office: Most primary doctor's offices test for stds. You could also go to your local health center or planned parenthood. ...Read more

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Where can I get checked for STDs?

Where can I get checked for STDs?

STD's: You can be checked by your personal doctor or at an STD clinic. ...Read more

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How can you get cured from STDs ?

See your doctor.: There are several diffrent stds. You need to find out what you have then treat it . But abstain till you find out. Do not keep the viscious cycle going. ...Read more

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Can you get STDs from toilet seats?

Can you get STDs from toilet seats?

Rare: By theory it is possible, but hightly unlikely. (example-someone with herpes for example has an open sore, sits on the toilet, then you sit on the toliet seat immediately after and have an open sore that happens to sit on the same area-possible to spread the infection). Most people are more aware of public hygiene and avoid this type of scenario though. ...Read more

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Can you get STDs from massage palours?

Thanks for asking!: Std stands for sexually transmitted disease. If massage parours permit any type of sexual activity acquiring std could be a remote chance. But remember certain parasitic infections such as pubic lice , scabies, molluscum contagiosum are also considered std and anyone of these can be transmitted depending on the hygeinic conditions and protocol the equipment and workers there follow. ...Read more

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Where can I get tested/treated for stds?

Where can I get tested/treated for stds?

Health Department: Your local state sponsored health department likely has low or no cost evaluation and treatment services for sexual health and diseases. Otherwise, your primary care physician can initiate your evaluation and refer you if necessary. ...Read more

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How often should I get checked for stds?

How often should I get checked for stds?

Depends on activity: That depends on how often you're having sex, especially unprotected sex. It could be anywhere from never to every 3 months. I have some patients who should probably be tested every week! but remember that there's no single easy test for stds. To test broadly you may need a combination of blood tests, urine tests, and often throat and rectal swabs. ...Read more

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Is there a way i can get tested for stds?

STD Clinic: Most cities have clinics which offer this service for free. Google it for the area where you live. ...Read more

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How often should you get tested for stds?

How often should you get tested for stds?

Depends on activity: That depends on how often you're having sex, especially unprotected sex. It could be anywhere from never to every 3 months. I have some patients who should probably be tested every week! but remember that there's no single easy test for stds. To test broadly you may need a combination of blood tests, urine tests, and often throat and rectal swabs. ...Read more

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What are all the STDs you can get from oral?

Here are some ...: Any agents - bacteria or virus, can survive in mucosa or skin will make oropharingeal mucosa infected so HPV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and herpes can. However, if there are mucosal injuries, HIV, hepatitis virus (B & C), etc. can infect the persons who engaged in oral sex with the infected partners. ...Read more