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Will I Always Have Discharge With 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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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 »

Catch STD by Viginal discharge

Dear Doctor,I always have viginal discharge. When i go to the toilet and urinate, sometimes my discharge will stick onto the toilet seat ( But the discharge is still attached to my viginal, it did not completely drop and stick on the toilet seat,...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

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

University of North Carolina
Hello-I'm actually having a hard time envisioning this scenario but assuming you pee the old fashioned way (sitting down, toilet lid up), I see no possible way that your vaginal discharge could get infected from any other person with any STD. I... Read more »

Oral Equals Discharge

Hey Doc... First, I really enjoy reading your responses. I'm sure others do to. Alright, Here's my situation: The only unprotected sex I have is oral. Over the past several months it seems I can't even have oral performed on me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I cannot diagnose the cause of your "slight itch and scant discharge" over the Internet. However, from what you've written, this does not appear to be an infectious process. Your cultures have all been negative and you've... Read more »

Herpes or AIDS

Dear Doc, I have recently contracted something but I am concerned about going to the doctor around where I am. I would like your opinion about what you think I have. Here are my symptoms: It stings when I urinate, discharge of some clear sticky...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
What do I think? I think you need to see an internist or other health care provider. You mention that you are concerned about going to the doctor around you. I feel for you, but you nevertheless need to find a caring health care provider. Given the... Read more »
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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 »

are they symptoms of herps, syphillis or hiv

Posted by kumar, 1 Reply
Hi doc.
Im 27 and i am freaking out, plz help me on this.
I had protected sex with sexworker about 4 weeks ago (to be precise 1 june 2014). Although i had unprotected oral sex, i was given blowjob. Night before sex, i had whisky & vodka and was... Read more »

Important stuff to know before discharge!

Posted by Anonymous
There are some important things everyone needs to know before discharge. First, sign up for the Tricare medical coverage before you sign your DD214. It's not cheap but, You have 120 days of coverage and thats it after discharge. Until the VA... Read more »

precum or discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
how to tell if it's precum or a discharge? i've heard some STD have clear discharge, so how to tell? Read more »