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Can Mucous In Stool Be An Std

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mucous in stools

I have no idea if this is HIV related or not. But since re-starting meds about 6 weeks ago I have been having a lot of mucous in my stools. Not only in my stools, but sometimes mucous just "seeps" out of the rectum. I am a 39 yo female,...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Dear J, I am very sorry to hear about these symptoms. Any antiretroviral medication can cause GI problems, and in your regimen, I think that DDI would be the most likely culprit for gas or diarrhea. But, the mucous you describe would be very... Read more »

Sperm or mucous??

Hi I'm just trying to get clarification on wether or not I need an STD test. I had receptive... Read more »

is glans of penis made up of mucous membrane?

is our glans of penis made up of mucous membrane? let say if me drop vaginal or cervical fluid onto... Read more »
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San Francisco: STD Testing Campaign for Gay Men Under Way

Following last year's successful campaign to promote STD testing among gay men, a team of San Francisco health advocates is once again calling for a "spring cleaning" during the month of April. The drive is the brainchild of Castroguys, a group of... Read more »
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Connecticut: State Health Officials Recommend Testing for STDs

The week of April 22 is designated Connecticut STD Testing Week, and state Department of Public Health officials are urging sexually active residents to get screened. One in four U.S. adults will have an STD at some point in their lifetime, said DPH... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Relationships Between Perceived STD-Related Stigma, STD-Related Shame and STD Screening Among a Household Sample of Adolescents

Individuals' perceptions of STD-related stigma (negative societal attitudes toward STD infection) and expectations of STD-related shame (negative personal feelings) that would result from a positive test can be important barriers to STD testing.... Read more »
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STD

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Just a general question here, hope someone can help. If a person were to have a history of STDs, yet used a condom during sex, are they at risk for contracting HIV? Thanks any any replies.

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STD Symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous
6 weeks ago, I had a man cum on my face. It ran down to the corner of my mouth and some may have gotten in my mouth. Within a minute or two, the corner of my mouth was red and burning. THis lasted for about 1/2 an hour after it was cleaned up. I... Read more »

Mucous membrane question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question I hope someone or many people can answer:

Is the entire lip a mucous membrane or just the inside of the lip a mucous membrane? Or is the lip not a mucous membrane at all?


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eyes ,lights and mucous

Posted by sugar, 2 Replies
my eyes are painful ,especially when bright lights and they stay red. I have mucous in my chest and my doc says nothing is wrong can anyone relate. I have been on atripila for a little over 2 years . I have hep c..but none of this is related to the... Read more »