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is bloody diarrhea a symptom of lymphogranuloma venereum

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
They can be: The most severe form of lgv i've seen, though not common, is lgv proctitis: anorectal infection in gay or bisexual men. It's easy to treat once you ma ... Read More

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: First, lymphogranuloma venereum is rare in most countries, including yours. Second, unlike other chlamydial infections, LGV is rarely asymptomatic: i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Nothing of concern: Ask your doctor to guide you. I do not expect any bodily changes from this condition.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No: This is exceedingly unlikely. Don't worry about it. But if you have been at risk for STDs and haven't been checked, discuss it with your doctor or vis ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No need: We really don't need new treatments for lgv. It's a fairly uncommon infection that is easily treatable with doxycycline. Drainage of buboes or absce ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
None that I know: Just stick with the facts, which can be provided by your doctor.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Crespin
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Sometimes: Bloody diarrhea can been seen with toxic strains of e.Coli like the strain e coli: 0157:h7 of which there is an outbreak in germany. Bloody diarrhea c ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Never Normal: Bloody bowel movements are never a normal event. The color of the blood sometimes gives you clues from where the blood comes from, the brighter the cl ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Depends on constellation of symptoms: Has there been fever? Weight changes? Vomiting? What GI symptoms specifically? Any association with foods? With ... Read More
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