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Ways To Contract An Std
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Exam and testing: You need an appointment with your physician and an exam done properly, as well as testing for the possible stds you are facing based on your sexual behaviors and risk profile. That testing may involve swabs of the location, or urine or blood testing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sure: Yes, stds can be spread by any form of sexual contact. For instance, you can get gonorrhea in your throat from oral sex (a lovely thought in the morning). Many other stds are spread from simple skin-to-skin contact or contact with infected body secretions and certainly those things apply to other forms of sexual contact. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
No STD w/o contact: You must have some sort of sexual contact to pass an std from one person to another. This does not only mean vaginal intercourse though. Some stds are passed by transmitting fluid from one to another. Others are passed by skin to skin contact. Penile, vaginal, anal, oral or even touching the genitals is required to pass an std. ...Read more
I having symptoms of PID but my boyfriend not does this mean I have an STD or can u get PID other ways?
I'm currently 22weeks pregnant and I tested positve for trich, ive only sexed my Babyfather what are multiple ways I could've caught this STI or STD?
Trichomoniasis: You've probably heard it before: The simplest explanation is usually the right one. Detectives use it to deduce who's the likeliest suspect in a murder case -- you know, the butler did it. Doctors use it to determine the illness behind a set of symptoms. The most likely place to have gotten the tric is from the baby's father. ...Read more
I would like to know more about how std's act like uti's. In what ways does an STD act like a uti?
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
Can one get Epididymitis if the only person they are having sex with does not carry any STDs? Are there other non STD ways of getting Epididymitis?
If you have chlymidia or another STD can you buy something over counter to help or must you see a doctor? What are ways to prevent bacteria infection?
IF U have an STD: U need to see a doc of the proper antibiotic and cultures can be done to see if you have the chlymidia nad or other stds and you should have blood work to r/o other stds like hiv, hepatita abc, and syph just to make sure and after treatment u need a reculture to make sure it is not resistant, and to prevent u need barrier methods and do not sleep with anyone who may have an std or who has mult par. ...Read more
Man/woman's origin: From the birth of this planet, by whatever means one believe's in, bacteria and viruses have existed.They have predated man's existence, and have survived frozen in ice for "zillions of years" and still retained their infective capacity. Std's are transmitted by viruses and bacteria from human contact(man to woman or any other combination) and will be with our planet until it no longer exists. ...Read more