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What Color Is Discharge From Herpes

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United States, one of every five teenagers and adults is infected with genital herpes. Women are more commonly infected than men and it is estimated that one of every four women has herpes. Although at least 45 million...
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Areolas partially puffed & lighter colored

I truly don't know what category to put this in and I'm not at all certain it's HIV-related BUT since no one, that I've seen, has ever seen anything like it before, I thought I'd try here.I am 45 YO HIV+ (relatively high...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Noticeable male breast/nipple enlargement is seen occasionally with a variety of HIV regimens as well as in untreated pxs and in HIV-negative persons. Occasionally testosterone supplements have seemed to aggravate the condition. I have had a... Read more »

bloody discharge

My child was recently diagnosed with herpes and this of course is her first Breakout. Its very painful for her to walk and urinate. We've done some research on herpes and she has has the lesions and mucusy sticky discharge but now her discharge...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello-Yes it is possible that she could have some bloody discharge related to lesions in her vagina and on her cervix. I'm sure this is very painful for her (and for you to watch her in pain). The good news is that further outbreaks are... Read more »

black discharge...

im 13. still a virgin, but i do masturbate. for a couple of days now i've been getting black/brown discharge instead of my period. why is this? should i go see a doctor about it?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiIf you are still a virgin and have not put yourself at risk then anything you are experiencing is not HIV related. When your period first begins it can be different. If this continues I would recommend you seeing your health care provider to see... Read more »

vaginal discharge???

Hi, usually get a brown discharge after my period. This timeout was really dark, almost black (maybe just looked darker on the tampon). I have Brennan the same relationship for years. I had a physical at the end of the year and all my tests were...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThis has nothing to do with HIV. This is just a woman's body and how our monthly cycles run. Some women have no discharge others have lots, as we get older things change, if you are on birth control it can change. My recommendation would be... Read more »
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white discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi all lately me and my 2 cousins have gotten the flu and weve been takeing lots of meds. When i went to the washroom to take a dump i noticed a little white (water colour) discharge before my stuff came out is that normal due to all the meds.

thanks... Read more »

how do u diagnost penile discharge?

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
i had a recent urine test that showed no presence of white blood cells -> no bacteria (does this also mean i have no bacteria there? ruling out also NSU/NGU?)

ive tested - for chlam/gonnor.

but i still feel a slight tingling when i urinate. but... 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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Hiv, Herpes or nothing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was wondering if anyone has had this problem. Well first to let you all know, my sexual history hasn't really been much of a history. I have been with the same person sexually for over 5 years now. Everything is cool. Only mishap was a blowjob... Read more »