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Rehumy says borderline lupus maybe was just a virus despite negative ebv, and stds. Doctor says no to stay on plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) for remition. Who do I believe?
See below: I would be inclined to side with the rheumatologist, but perhaps you need a second opinion from a different rheumatologist to settle the issue. ...Read more
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
Heavy discharge, buring of inner vagina lips, peeling of skin outter vagina close to anus, painful no STD doctors keep suggestin herpes but test neg?
None: A urinalysis on its own does not test for STDs. Special cultures need to be ordered. In the case of urine assays, gonorrhea and chlamydia screening and T mycoplasma/ureaplasma testing can be done. Other STDs require blood tests. If you are concerned about possible exposure, take to your doctor right away about appropriate testing. ...Read more
There is something growing on my penis.... I do not know hat it is but I wanna know if it's an std. A doctor give me there email?
Request consult: By requesting a formal consult, you will be able to video consult or download pictures for a more complete evaluation and answer. We are unable to view records or pictures in this forum. Hope we can help you soon! ...Read more
Hi I just found out I contracted an std. My doctor prescribed me Azithromicyn 500, they are too big to swallow, am I able to crush them up with food?
Normally: no, because it may disrupt the distribution. Some people do do it however. For the best effect taking it whole is better. Try putting it lenghtwise as far back as you can without gagging and drink lots and lots of water. If this is still bothersome, they do have it in liquid form. And the next time, please use protection. ...Read more
I have strep troat, white spots on my tonsils, and i'm missing pacthes on my tongue, what's wrong with me? Do I have an STD the doctor said i'm ok.
Dont panic: The white spots on your tonsils are consistent with you strep throat which is a bacterial infection of your throat. The patches on your tongue are most likely benign unless they are ulcerated and bleeding. If you fear an std or have reason to believe you have contracted one, you can always get tested. Trust you doctor and recover from the strep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Right inside of my vagina hole burns and is really sore right inside and also under both of my flaps are really red and they burn to, I have no std's, 1 doctor says its vulvodynia and 1 says its vulvitis so im confused which one is right :( please tell me
Vulvitis: When the area of the vulva is red adn painful, it's vulvitis. Vulvodynia is when it hurts to touch it, but there isn't anything infectious provoking it. Obviously, there's soemthing going on, yeast comes first to mind, with your vulva if it's that red and irritated. Bottom line, you likely need treatment. Even if no perceptible infection, you could benefit from a medication to help with pain. ...Read more
Right inside of my vagina hole where you would put a penis that hole burns and is really sore right inside and also under both of my flaps are really red and they burn to, I have no std's, 1 doctor says its vulvodynia and 1 says its vulvitis so im confuse
Vulvodynia: If there is no infection and you have some redness and pain at time of penetration you most likely have provoked vulvodynia. Try avoiding fabric fofteners, bleach, use avenoo or neutrogena soap for your prsonal hygiene, shower not bathe, use dreft detergents, no femenine perfumes, no douche, use white all cotton underwear and white nonscented toilet paper. After urination poor water and apply oil. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer