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Does HIV Cause Penis Discharge

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Does PEP cause penis discharge?

Hi DoctorI have been on pep (Stocrin and Combivir) for 27 days now. Only recently i have noticed a discharge on my penis. Could this discharge be as a result of this medication or is it an STD?Thanks and regardsMuntu...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Muntu,PEP would not cause a penile discharge. I'd suggest you see your doctor and have this evaluated.Good luck.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Peniale discharge

My penis has been discharge since 11/14/12 a few days after unprotected sex with a partner. She... Read more »

Discharge question

Dear Richard,First of all RIP Dr Frascino (Dr Bob) You will never be forgotten :(I would just like... Read more »
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Seminal Discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have a question. I have had Chlamydia in the past. Took the medication and was cured. I noticed that since then I have seminal discharge from time to time after urinating. Lately it went away. But recently I have had sex with a co-worker since... Read more »

Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

blood in discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I seem to have light bleeding in my discharge. does that happen with a yeast infection? I have a mild fever on and off too. Plus other possible symptoms of HIV. Can anyone answer these questions? I ahve numerous possible exposures over teh last few... Read more »

PENIS SORE AFTER SEX

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My girlfriend and I have recently stopped using condoms (after 5 months). I noticed that my penis was getting slightly sore after sex. There was no painful urination or discharge but for a few days afterwards, a slight skin irritation (no visible... Read more »