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Std Causes And Symptoms
This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
If I do have an STD that causes feverish symptoms or sore throat, would the sore throat be consistent?
Sore throat : Most stds cause urimary symptoms like drainage from the opening of the penis or painful urination. It is not very common to have sore throats from stds. You could get a sore throat from herpes but that would be uncommon without lip or mouth lesions. If you have throat lesions -whitish, you could have your doctor check a throat culture to see what is going on good luck! ...Read more
What are common/possible causes of orchitis ALONE. NO UTI symptoms. NO epidyimitis on US. STD NEGATIVE.What can this be/ could caused this?
Infection: Infection( viral or bacterial) is the most common cause. The infection may not be due to an STD. Brucellosis can also cause it,(per wikipedia). If you've had trauma to the urethra, it can do it, tool. Sometimes an infection will not be evident on routing testing. Many docs would try an round of antibiotics even if cultures negative. If you aren't getting answers from your doc, get 2nd opinion ...Read more
I'm a male with burning in my urethra about a week after unprotected sex. If this symptom is caused by an std, then will i test positive, right?
Generally: By the time you have symptoms you can usually test positive.The trick is letting your doc know so s/he will order the appropriate testing. They don't read minds. If they know your concern they can look into it. ...Read more
Allergic reaction: Inflammation is typically due to some type of reaction, whether it be to an environmental allergen or an infection, or even the body's own immune system attacking itself. If infection has been ruled out, it could be an allergic reaction, there could be a foreign body there. Symptoms would be pain and pressure sensation combined. A urologist could put a camera in the urethra to check it out. ...Read more