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How likely is it to have an STD for more than four years without knowing?

I have been in a monogamous relationship for almost 2 years. I am still with this person. Before that, I was in another for roughly a year. There was one person in between those who I only had oral sex with. I don't think I could have gotten an STD from any of them. My question is; how likely is it that I have had an STD this whole time and am just finding out about it? No one I have ever been with has had any symptoms of an STD, at least while I was with them. It seems unlikely that all of my previous partners were also asymptomatic also.

I also have interstitial cystitis, so it's tough to tell the difference between these symptoms and new ones. I have only had a lot of itching on my outer labia, and a very slight burning. No discharge at all. When I do have it, it's my normal clearish white discharge. Very minimal. This is on top of urethral burning that I always have from the IC. I went to get checked for a yeast infection, but it came up negative. I took diflucan to treat it anyway.
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3149845 tn?1506631371
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Hi, what type of std are you referring to?
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Any of them, really.
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I was just wondering how likely it would be that ANY disease would fit this description. I don't necessarily think I have a specific STD.
3149845 tn?1506631371
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Well you said you always have the urethra discomfort from your IC so we are down to the itching and burning on your labia. This could be from a fungus or Trich which is a parasite. Exterior issues can not be from Gono or Chlamydia.
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