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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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Hi Dr H, I need some advice on an encounter that has terrified me to the extent I cannot sleep or function in every ...
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I have had 3 episodes in the last year of what was initially diagnosed as Shingles and is now been diagnosed as HSV. ...
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By WorriedForKids Blank
Hello Doctors. I have HSV 2 and 1. Not sure of locations. Have had it for a few years. I have two toddlers who I ...
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By sethmo1300 Blank
Hello Doctor, I have a brief question regarding the testing window for Syphilis as the information out...
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By cnidar Blank
As you can see from my posting history, I posted a question back in Dec 2012 about what I thought was a risky exposur...
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By Help-Concerned Blank
Sorry to drag up a frequent topic but I'm confused by the many threads on IgM tests being worthless. I had thought ...
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I'm currently recovering from a deep depression that lasted four months. During this depression, I engaged in somethi...
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By anymouse46 Blank
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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By separateways88 Blank
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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By StevenZZSmith Blank
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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By LennyBruce Blank
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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By Eric1444256 Blank
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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By backtohappydays Blank
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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Dear Dr. HHH: This forum is a breath of fresh air. Thank you in advance. One night twenty years ago, I lost my...
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By reallynervous1 Blank
I've posted here before doc and have more information. Had testicle/urethra pain about 6 months ago after sex. D...
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By spike01 Blank
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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By wonderingaloud Blank
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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