Hi all - a few months ago, I posted about the possibility of STDs via unprotected oral sex. I have since gotten results back from the STD clinic, and they were negative for syphilis, gonorrhea, and HIV. That's all they test for there.
I need some advice/direction for what will follow:
At around the end of November, I received unprotected oral sex from a woman. It was deep, and lasted a long time. I ejaculated in her mouth. About 4 weeks later, I started feeling a slight pain right in my hip joint. Over the next month or so, the pain got worse and worse, and sometimes I wouldn't be able to lay on that side for long periods of times.
The pain got better, but has not gone away. It still feels stiff, and if I stretch my leg, I can feel pain. My thigh became itchy - not right at the bone, but the side of my leg near the hip/outer buttock. I noticed a few weeks ago, a few tiny red dots and what looked like a tiny, flat, oval-shaped cut. I never noticed it being open, it just looks like a tiny, flat, dry cut. This is not where the itching is, but it is near it.
So, my hip joint has been bothering me for like 3 months now, and I'm at a loss here!
1. What could this be? Could this be an untreated STD other than what I was checked for?
2. I have herpes, but have not learned the type yet. Can you get herpes on your hip, and can it cause hip pain?
3. What kind of doctor could I see for something like this? I haven't been getting regular check-ups, and I'm ashamed to say I'm not sure what kind of MD I should be seeing to start with.
Thanks Vance - I was concerned, because I have read on a bunch of sites that hip/joint pain could be a result of untreated NGU. Should I not be concerned with this?
I was not treated for NGU because I never developed a drip.
If I wanted to put this all to bed once and for all and wanted a FULL STD panel done, do you think tstd.org is reputable and accurate?
They list the types of tests they do for each STD they test for, but honestly - I don't know how to evaluate if they are latest generation, etc... if their testing methods have a higher false reading rate than an STD clinic or going to a private doctor.
I really want to know if I have ANY STDs (besides herpes - and for that, I want to learn the type), and want to know if this is a reliable and comprehensive way to go. And if not, what should I do INSTEAD of tstd.org?
Actually, I was thinking that I have never been tested for Hep B or C, and I haven't had a herpes type test yet. I figured tstd was a good way to get this all done at once. Is that not a good idea? Would you advise against this?
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