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The STD Forum is intended only for questions and support pertaining to sexually transmitted diseases other than HIV/AIDS, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, human papillomavirus, genital warts, trichomonas, other vaginal infections, nongonoccal urethritis (NGU), cervicitis, molluscum contagiosum, chancroid, and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). All questions will be answered by H. Hunter Handsfield, M.D. or Edward W Hook, MD.

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1. Are OTC "do-it-yourself" at home kits reliable? " std tests 'r' us" 2. I had a single unprotected encounter ...
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Hello dear doctors. My name is Alex , I am male and have 28 years. Yesterday I did a very stupid mistake and I had ...
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9 days ago I received an unprotected handjob from a female sex worker who used her saliva to lubricate my penis. I di...
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Hello, I have recently been diagnosed with herpes gladiatorum. I train in jiu-jitsu and I contracted this from a ...
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First off, I am a 23 year old male. A little over a year ago I was engaging in unprotected sex with a woman. Over a s...
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Before starting, let me say that I know that this is likely not a cause for much concern, but if you would provide an...
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Background: I'm 45 and have Herpes Simplex II for about 10 years and due to laziness, have just now begun being tr...
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Dear Dr. I'm male/35. In 2006, my girlfriend was diagnosed with high-risk HPV. We had sex so many times, even thou...
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I found little white pimple sized bumps outside of my anus on both walls. Four to five on each side. I've never had...
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Hello I am wondering what the window period for herpes 2 is. I was tested at four weeks and thought I was safe, on...
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DR. HOOK, In my original post (please answer) you commented you thought it was resolved as there were so many add...
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Dear Doctor, I recently had what appears to be my first herpes outbreak. Upon a having a viral culture test, it wa...
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Hello doctor- I need some realistic and logical advice on dealing with recurrent genital warts. I’ve had an in...
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