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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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Kevin6776Sep 27, 2014
mrconcernguyApr 27, 2008
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By mrconcernguy Blank
Greetings, Well I been with my share of sex workers (none street walkers) Escorts and parlor places. Been tested in ...
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pegstar2324Sep 23, 2014
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By lardy Blank
Dear Dr, Background; Been monogomous with current boyfriend last 5 months.1month ago decided to have sex withou...
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By FirstLastarian Blank
I have been reading some of your posts on gonorrhea, and would appreciate a little clarification. Does gonorrhea ...
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By Anxious_Worried_STI Blank
Good Morning doctors, I just want to first off refer you to a previous post from months back. http://www.medhelp.or...
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By gfguy Blank
In March or April I noticed some bumps on the inner edge of the anus. I had been going to a physical therapist for p...
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Can a man have two relatively large open sores on his penis and it not be an STD? His ex-wife had herpes before they...
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By needhelpstd Blank
Dear Doctor, I received just unprotected oral sex from a shemale (being sucked for 3-5 min) (I am a circumsized ma...
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By sleeplessinsanjose Blank
I had sex with a prostitute 5 days ago. She gave me unprotected oral sex for about a minute (not deep throat), and th...
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MellesAug 02, 2014
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By concernedfemale88 Blank
Dear Doctors, Hoping I can please have some knowledge on Genital Herpes exposure and the risks involved with transmi...
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Edward W Hook, MD Jun 30, 2012
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By CJCJCJ Blank
Dear Dr HHH   Im a 31 yeqr old male.   I posted a question just over a month ago after I had protected sex with a...
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Edward W Hook, MD Feb 17, 2011
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By jatlg Blank
Hi, 29 y/o M - recently traveled to Thailand - had unprotected sex. I was diagnosed with Gonorrhea (about 5 days l...
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By emmajk Blank
Hi Doctor, so I have been worried sick about some strange symptoms I have been having, I will also tell you that I wo...
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seefourAug 20, 2014
Edward W Hook, MD Mar 24, 2012
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Edward W Hook, MD Mar 23, 2012
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By Cam_77 Blank
Dear Doctor Handsfield, I found out I had genital warts about a year and a half ago. I originally was prescribed V...
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Jayman43Aug 06, 2014
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By Steve8511 Blank
Hello Dr, I had HSV genital symptoms a few years back and only recently had the guts to go and get a blood test an...
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I am a hetero male in my 40s. Get STD tests every year. In August 2013 - Negative for all tested STDs including h...
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amw0829Jul 31, 2014
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Hello there, I am a 52 yo perimenopausal female and am trying to come off Valtrex. I contracted HSV2 in 1989 and did ...
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markrainaw99Jul 29, 2014
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By joesmith1 Blank
Thanks for the forum doctors, great information here. I am a straight male who recently had mutual unprotected oral w...
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By oxk7 Blank
Dear Drs. I have performed oral sex (cunnilingus) on my girlfriend in the past. I can’t know for sure if she has ...
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I recently had an HSV 1 (Herpes Simplex 1) IgG test which came back positive at a level of 6. The negative range is ...
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By Edward1989 Blank
Doctors, last year I received a ** from a girl and at 8 weeks I had a red bump on my foreskin. It lasted about 2-3 da...
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