Women’s OBGYN focus on keeping Atlanta and Alpharetta, GA women healthy. This includes keeping their reproductive system healthy, providing care during pregnancy, and even answering questions regarding sexual health. Sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs, are diseases are more common than many realize. In fact, one out of every four young adults has one. They require a doctor, such as a women’s OBGYN, to provide testing to diagnose it and come up with a treatment plan. We answer common questions when it comes to dealing with STDs.
Q. How do you get an STD?
A. STDs are spread through sexual contact. This includes vaginal intercourse as well as oral sex. STDs are often spread through bodily fluids and sometimes through skin to skin contact.
Q. What are the symptoms of an STD?
A. The symptoms depend on the type of STD you have. Some have no symptoms and lay dormant for months, or years. Others may cause symptoms such as unexplained rashes and bumps or sores in your genital area. If you are sexually active, it’s a good idea for your women’s OBGYN to test you for STDs regularly.
Q. What should I do if I think I’ve been exposed?
A. If you’ve been exposed to an STD, you likely feel scared. The first thing you should do is contact your women’s OBGYN and schedule an appointment. They will discuss your concerns and order tests. You should know, however, that some STDs can lay dormant, giving off a false negative. For this reason, your women’s OBGYN may have you come back for additional testing in a few week or months.
Atlanta and Alpharetta, GA based practice Georgia OBGYN offers many services. If you have a question regarding your sexual health, or are concerned you may have been exposed to an STD, give us a call. Our team of women’s OBGYN will be able to help.
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