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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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Jayman43Aug 06, 2014
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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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TrixiehAug 01, 2014
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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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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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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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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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By problem0503 Blank
I am a 31 year old male. Eight months ago I had one time unprotected sex with a woman. Eight days after I went to a w...
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Limestone11Jul 17, 2014
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By Eric-S Blank
I had a sexual encounter with a prostitute a week and a half a go, and even though I took precautions, I think that I...
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LampsJul 12, 2014
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By Lamps Blank
OK, so I need help from an expert sorting this out. Two recent test results both came back positive for herpes simple...
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Handler12Jul 11, 2014
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By Handler12 Blank
Hello Dr. I had two separate encounters with CSW's. A condom was used for the entire time, and there was no slipp...
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Doctor, I was diagnosed (confirmed by rapid test) with strepthroat. The girl iI've been involved with insisted we c...
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Pumpkin28Jul 02, 2014
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I'm a 22 year old male. 4 months ago I received oral sex from my long term(and only) partner of 2 years. 60 hours aft...
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By Reallyreallyworried2014 Blank
Please help ...here is my issue... I am a 39 yr old circumcised hetero male in a 13 yr monogamous relationship. 5 da...
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One week ago, I had an encounter with another guy who started to masturbate me. I didn't ejaculate, and it was only f...
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HockeymonkeyJul 02, 2014
Edward W Hook, MD Jun 07, 2014
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By Hockeymonkey Blank
Hello over 18 weeks Ago I received oral sex from an hsv 1 and 2 infected (confirmed by igg test) person and have been...
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dinch07Jul 01, 2014
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Hello, I posted a question that was answered by Dr. Handsfield on Feb 25th 2014 (link: http://www.medhelp.org/posts/...
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wick704Jun 29, 2014
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Edward W Hook, MD Jun 11, 2014
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By wick704 Blank
Doctor, After getting worried about a suspicious sexual activity in January. ( I have posted a question here : ht...
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ozhockJun 29, 2014
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By ozhock Blank
hi docsI noticed a small fleshy lump above my anus red in colour painless. i imed went to the dr who said it was a v...
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18 yr old female: Had monogamous relationship (w male 20) and was tested with negative results except HSV1 ( oral) j...
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