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Symptoms Of Herpes In The Urethra

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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burning in urethra tip.

For the last 10 months, i have this burning in urethra in spite of 3 courses of antibiotics. Can you please advise about any medicine for this? Tests for HIV are negative but feverishness continues. Do you advise retesting?-126...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
There are a couple of possibilities:1) you may have herpes (HSV) infection, which wouold not be cured by antibiotics.2) You may have a sexually tranmitted infection, such as chlamydia, in which your partner(s) and you are not coordinating treatment... Read more »

Urethra or Shaft

Dear Ryan, Thank you so much to your previous reply, you are so efficient. What I would like to find out from you is that the HIV is likely to enter the system more from contact with the urethra or the shaft? Because I might have had a bit of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The urethra is lined with mucous membranes through which HIV can be transmitted. The shaft of the penis is covered by skin through which HIV cannot penetrate (as long as there are no sores or lesions on the penis). The literature does not identify... Read more »

Asked separately but not together: blowjob, handjob and precum in the urethra (MORMONS) (FUNNY QUESTIONS 2009)

Good Morning Doctor Bob,I've been reading the post here for about a day and I figured everyone else is asking about their fears, who am I to resist?I had a lapse in judgement (famous last words, eh?) and met up with a local guy yesterday, first...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Mormon Boy in Utah,Another Mormon boy having gay sex and the freaking out with unwarranted guilt!?! Gosh, you're like the fifth one this week.First of all, I wouldn't call your sexperience a "lapse in judgment." In fact it may... Read more »

vaginal fluids on urethra(donation on the way)

Good afternoon good people, I had possibly exposure 53 day ago with prostitute (HIV status unknown).No real sexual activities such as vaginal, anal or oral sex.It was all about Mutual masturbation. She touched just one time my penis with same hand...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.Your HIV-acquisition risk is negligible at best; however, even with a negligible HIV risk, I would advise you level with your wife. It's not only the best way to deal with guilt; it's also the right thing to do. She may decide she... Read more »
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Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »

genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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Swab from urethra

Posted by boydanny81
is a swab from urethra can detect std ? tpha neg vdrl non reacted hiv neg Read more »

HIV through the Urethra

Posted by Anonymous
Can anyone tell me how likely it is to get the hiv virus if it comes into contact with your urethra only. Be it by being the insertive partner vaginally or anally, or even using another persons sexual fluid to masturbate with. Does it just take a... Read more »