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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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Dear Doctors, I've read a lot of conflicting information on the internet, and I'm unclear as to what to believe. About five years ago, I had unprotected oral insertive. The episode lasted no longer than 10 seconds. I had no sympt...
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Dear Doc, I wrote you before concerning protected sex with a sex worker in Thailand. (10/22/05). I appreciate the answer and I know now, that transmission to me through the sexual acts was indeed low. By reading some of your res...
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I had unprotected sex and oral sex almost two months ago. I then had sex with my wife who then developed a case of BV about week or two later. I started to have frequent urination and stomach pains right after her diagnosis. I went to m...
itsgoingontoolong | Last answer
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3.5 weeks ago protected vaginal sex with a sex worker. I passed out afterwards and do not remember removing the condom. I did not clean myself until the next morning. The next day I was uncomfortable above my pelvis/ bladder. 5 days...
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I have been concerned about swollen glands in my armpit groin and neck for about a month. My friend, who is a family practice physician confirmed that my glands were swollen in my neck and armpits..I did not have him check my groin but ...
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I have genital warts. I would like to know the cost of treatment. There are about 5-10 visible bumps. I'm self-employed and uninsured. I live in NY state and health insurance costs $600/month. I'm now considering whether to just foot the...
digicube | Last answer
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I read that HPV and Herpes can spread through skin to skin contact that is not covered by the condom, such as the scrotum or the groin area. My question is does a person have to have a break in his skin when making skin to skin contact w...
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Here is what my test results said: Test results: Neg 1.0 Note: Negative indicates no antibodies detected to either HSV-1 or HSV-2. Equivocal may suggest early infection. If clinically appropriate retest at...
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Dear Doctor, I've been monitored for cervical dysplasia for two years now, with a colposcopy/cervical smear every 6 months. This is after a history of HPV: genital warts over 10 years ago (all cleared) and CIN 1 that cleared by itself...
Nenuphar | Last answer
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I think I know the answer to this but want to verify. In going to other sites about STD risks there is almost universal agreement that there is risk for almost every kind of STDs from oral sex including HIV and HPV etc. Reading thoroug...
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I first noticed a cold sore forming on my lip yesterday morning, which became more inflamed this morning. However, last night I was stupid enough to let this slip my mind. I performed oral sex on my partner, and I am very afraid, now tha...
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Hi, I've been wanting to spice up my relationship for a while now and would like to allow my girlfriend to give another man oral sex... The issue is I really don't want to get an std through just trying to have a little fun... What wo...
TryingToSpiceItUp14 | Last answer
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Hello, Aged 17 I was diagnosed and successfully treated for chlamydia with a single dose of antibiotics. I was infected during my first sexual encounter so I am positive I only had the infection for between 2 - 3 months. I have not h...
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Drs, I'm a 39 yr old male that for a past few weeks have been experiencing some discomfort in the testicular area. I've read through many of the previous posts and general think it might not be STD related but am generally worried an...
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Hi Doctor, My friend, a 27 year old male, went to a massage parlor recently and ordered the full treatment (intercourse) as this was the first time doing so in a situation like this. During the encounter, the condom ripped (rip ...
atb1002 | Last answer
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Hello docs. Please help on some doubts here, I have a question or two. In January of 2013 me and my fiance broke up and around mid to late January I had sexual encounters with a woman for one week, one time we did not use protection. In ...
Reykings | Last answer
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24 Days ago I had protected intercourse with a random girl. About 36 hours later I begin to experience a burning (like icy hot) in my pubic region and my inner thighs. The burning moves around between my thighs and pubic area. The sensat...
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Hi Doc, I am a 25 year old male and have been a virgin all throughout until 15 days ago when i had sex with a CSW, which I very deeply regret now. So, I had a protected intercourse with this CSW, and received fellatio unprotected. ...
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Greetings, Well I been with my share of sex workers (none street walkers) Escorts and parlor places. Been tested in the past for STDs all negative. This is the story, this past friday I hook up with a escort that I became cool with. ...
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Dear Dr, Background; Been monogomous with current boyfriend last 5 months.1month ago decided to have sex without condom- got itchy burning- few days after. Initially thought it was cystitis/thrush- not cleared so went to gp- gave m...
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