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Why Are More Women Diagnosed With Chlamydia Then Men
Screening.: Women 24 and younger, as well as women with risk factors for a sexually transmitted infection (such as new/multiple sexual partners, unprotected sex) should be routinely screened for chlamydia infection. There is no screening recommendation for men. Because of this routine screening of women, more women are diagnosed with chlamydia infection than men. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more
If Azoospermic men are more likely to get cancer then are people who lost both testicles at same risk? Please explain.
2.2% risk of cancer: The Stanford study which found increased cancer risk in azoospermic men did not evaluate men who were castrated (is that which you mean by "lost both testicles"?) Of course a man who has no testicles, can not get testicular cancer (unless they were removed FOR testicular cancer). Castrated men have a lower risk of prostate cancer due to lack of testosterone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If Azoospermic men are more likely to develop cancer what about people who have had both testicles removed?
Here are some...: Azoospermia occurs in men after bilateral vasectomy of sterilization or orchiectomy for prostate cancer (nowadays, it is not popular) or occasional men with inborn abnormality in testes, who are those concerned about higher risk developing testicular cancer; and it should not be the issue for men after vasectomy or orchiectomy. More? Ask urologist. In fact, focusing on healthy lifestyle is key... ...Read more
Which type ?: There is strep A, a well known cause of throat infections; strep B, a common transient germ in the poo or female genital tract, and many others. I suppose you are interested in the genital strep B, which is randomly found in about 1/3 of women at any time.It is just a common germ found in nature picked up on your hands. You ingest the germ and it survives the gut to end up in other places. ...Read more
Should people with recurring iritis be tested for lgv? Most say no(apparently it's rare in canada and us and is common in gay men and ppl with hiv)
Does having chlamydia multiple times in the past always make a women infertile? What if they were treated
Maybe,depends: The germs can travel up into your fallopian tubes and cause inflammation ; scarring that might prevent a natural pregnancy or place you at risk of a tubal pregnancy in the future. Early recognition and treatment with antibiotics may limit the damage.Your obgyn can explain the limitations of tests available to study the effect on your system. ...Read more
Your man is lucky: Not all pregnant women do want to have more sex, and their desire can be different depending on the time of pregnancy and the other symptoms they are experiencing. For those who do, it is probably related to the changing hormone levels in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If I'm a fat gay man with breasts that are larger than other men my same weight, should I get tested for Klinefelter's Syndrome?
Not known or do they: Women are less likely to externalize with their adhd. So an inattentive adhd female student will be assessed as "withdrawn, " while an equivalent hyperactive male will be noticed. Allowing for the different clinical presentation in women, there is still a male preponderance in adhd. There may be an increased susceptibility in males for adhd, or a decreased susceptibility in females. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It seems women are always being told they must/should undergo cancer screenings but are not given any risk/downside info as men are for prostate screening. Why? Shouldn't women be fully informed too?
Is there an increased risk of HIV infection/other STIs for men & women with celiac disease; both those who are penetrated in anal sex, and those not?
Not really: There is a range of effects with celiac disease.Those who don't know can suffer poor health with impaired nutrition,irritable bowel syndrome,etc. Impaired healing & response to any illness might be expected.Once they get it under control by avoiding gluten & any cross reacting factors like food dyes,food allergies, their response to any illness is like anyone else. ...Read more
Depends: Generally it is considered easier for a woman to be infected with most std's than it is for a male - however, it may depend to some extent on which std is being transmitted. Herpes would probably be about equal. Hpv , trichomomas, and chlamydia may be easier for a woman to contract. ...Read more
Why women living with HIV are more likely to develop persistent HPV infections at
an earlier age and also develop cancer sooner?
There are all women clinics everywhere. why don't men have one. I would rather suffer than be embarrassed by a female.
Comfortable MD 4 men: Men's health is just as important as woman's health and finding a physician that you are comfortable with should allow you access to regular medical, when you need it. Making regular physicals and health maintenance appointments should allow you the confidence needed to thrive and live healthy, without embarrassment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It could: Yes, if you're sexually attracted to both women and men, you could be bisexual. Other possibilities exist also, such as identity confusion or going through a time of sexual experimentation. If concerned, please consider talking with a therapist about this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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