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Can syphilis or AIDS cause buring when you have the urge to pee? Passed three urine tests and cultures for all bacteria STD what else cause this?

Can syphilis or AIDS cause buring when you have the urge to pee? Passed three urine tests and cultures for all bacteria STD what else cause this?

NGU: NGU or non-gonococccal urethritis is a condition linked with sexual activity that causes burning with urination. It may is not detected be detected by normal STD testing panels. So if the tests for gonorrhea and chlamydia are negative, special testing for ureaplasma/mycoplasma may be needed Clinicians will often treat empirically without specific testing. Doxycyline is effective. ...Read more

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Please answer!Are there any common bacteria BESIDES std related ones that doxycyline will treat that levaquin (levofloxacin) doesn't treat effectively? Prostattitis

Please answer!Are there any common bacteria BESIDES std related ones that doxycyline will treat that levaquin (levofloxacin) doesn't treat effectively? Prostattitis

Yes, but...: There are several bacteria that might respond to doxycycline if levofloxacin doesn't work, but unlikely in this case. If you had an STD, almost certainly levo would have worked -- for example, chlamydia and most cases of nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). True prostatitis is uncommon at your age, and when present usually is nonbacterial and most antibiotics are ineffective. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes microscopic bleeding from your bladder along with mucus. Already have negative results for bacteria and std. also abnormal pap.

What causes microscopic bleeding from your bladder along with mucus. Already have negative results for bacteria and std. also abnormal pap.

Check premise: Bleeding that is actually from the bladder is never normal. This needs evaluation. Sometimes people think there is blood in the urine but it's actually from the vagina. ...Read more

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If you had an STD and gave a urine sample for a standard UTI screen, would bacteria from std be mistaken for just a UTI?

If you had an STD and gave a urine sample for a standard UTI screen, would bacteria from std be mistaken for just a UTI?

Usually not: STD screening and or germ testing must be ordered specifically because the germs involved require specialized testing and or growth media. Some UTI screening is based on presence of pus cells, which might cause a STD to be mistaken for a UTI.The best UTI screening is based on a culture which would miss the STD. ...Read more

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I have had slightly red tip of penis, been to urologist no bacteria or std found, what could this be? It seems to get red or burn.

I have had slightly red tip of penis, been to urologist no bacteria or std found, what could this be? It seems to get red or burn.

Variable: Talk to your doctor about treatment for a yeast infection or checking for a UTI. Balanitis can sometimes be caused by a skin disease, such as psoriasis. On the glans, it looks red and shiny. You may need a steroid cream. Also, check your soaps and shower gels. Could be an allergy. Same with latex condoms. ...Read more

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Can a simple urine analysis, urine culture or semen analysis report detects HIV infections/bacteria or stds?

Can a simple urine analysis, urine culture or semen analysis report detects HIV infections/bacteria or stds?

Std: All std diseases including hiv, can be easily diagnosed by blood test or a urethral swab. Urine or semen analysis are not recommended to screen for std's. ...Read more

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So a urinalysis can show bacteria from UTI but not bacteria from an std?

So a urinalysis can show bacteria from UTI but not bacteria from an std?

STD: Yes there are some specific urine tests for stds.A urinalysis shows presence of bacteria but not what type of infection. Culture of urine is used to determine what specific bacteria is in the urine. ...Read more

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Can you have a UTI caused by more than one bacteria such as a non STD bacteria and one such as chlamydia at the same time?

Can you have a UTI caused by more than one bacteria such as a non STD bacteria and one such as chlamydia at the same time?

You bet: Sexual activity is one of the most effective means of transmission of infection, and persons who have one std have a significant likelihood of having more than one. Syphilis, gonorrhea, trichomonas, chlamydia, hiv, and others can all coexist. Be careful. ...Read more

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I did anal, bottomed safe. Since, I have irrit. On hole of penis, after i pee usually. All std, bacteria tests neg. Docs at a loss, what do I do now?

I did anal, bottomed safe. Since, I have irrit. On hole of penis, after i pee usually. All std, bacteria tests neg. Docs at a loss, what do I do now?

Take a deep breath!: Ok...So no discharge right? Whatever this ends up being it was probably caused from the guy doing oral on you (you said bottomed..So not top at all right?). To be on the safe side i'd treat you for chlamydia. How many days has it been since? No fevers or chills either right? I don't think its herpes either. Chlamydia can act like this with guys though. Just be careful. Use condoms! ...Read more