Aug 8, 2007
Hi. I have been having unprotected sex with my partner for 6 months, and a few days ago I noticed a really strong odor in my urine. Can I have an STD?
| Response from Dr. Conway
Absolutely you could, and it is important that you go ahead and get tested for these, including gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and HIV. And don't forget HBV if you have not had your vaccinations for this. Finally, make sure your partner also gets tested. It is only through very active case finding of this type that we can begin to control STDs in the community...
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.