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Stringy penile discharge. Not a lot. Is that an std?

Stringy penile discharge. Not a lot. Is that an std?

May well be: Get tested. See a doctor, and if this is an std get tested for all the others. When you have one, it is not unusual to have more than one. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

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


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Can you get penile discharge from any std?

Can you get penile discharge from any std?

No: Only those that produce infection in the urethra, predominantly gonorrhea, and non-gonococcal urethritis (several organisms) are likely to produce discharge from the penis. There are some cases recorded of symptomatic trichomoniasis in men, but this is rare. ...Read more

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What are some non std causes of penile discharge?

What are some non std causes of penile discharge?

Nothing: Almost all penile discharge is due to an STD, usually gonorrhea, chlamydia, or nongonococcal urethritis. NGU is sometimes mistaken for a non-STD problem because no standard STD shows up on testing. But you only get it from sex. You and your sex partner(s) need treatment. Don't screw around with this; get care promptly. ...Read more

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Penile discharge, STD tests neg. What's the next step?

Penile discharge, STD tests neg. What's the next step?

R/O prostatitis!: Prostate infections can elicit a dischage. But remember, if a male is aroused frquently, a natural discharge can occur. ...Read more

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How often does penile discharge come out when you have an std?

How often does penile discharge come out when you have an std?

Sometimes: Penile discharge is a symptom of some of the more common std's, such as chlamydia and gonorrhea. However, some people can be infected with either of these germs and have no symptoms at all. But they could easily transmit the germ to someone else. Precautions should be taken regardless of the presence or absence of symptoms. Many std's, including hiv, hepatitis b and syphilis, don't cause discharge. ...Read more

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Whats the procedure of getting tested for different types of stds? Especially those which has a symptom of penile discharge.

Whats the procedure of getting tested for different types of stds? Especially those which has a symptom of penile discharge.

STD evaluation: The STD evaluation for med usually consists of a history and physical, blood tests, and cultures taken from urine or culture of discharge from your urethra (a tiny swab is inserted for this). ...Read more

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I'm having penile discharge i took an STD and a culture and sensitivity test both came out negative what's the next step?

I'm having penile discharge i took an STD and a culture and sensitivity test both came out negative what's the next step?

Follow-up: This may be chlamydia or trichomonas or both; chlamydia heals slower on macrolide and trichomonas will require a different rx. I also hope that you are not eating any of those little hot peppers, they can give you a urethritis without any infection. ...Read more

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I have a penile discharge but when I was tested for STDs they came back negative. I am starting to lose hair too. What could be the issue?

NGU: You DO have an STD. Almost every penile discharge is an STD, especially at your age. You probably have nongonococcal urethtirs (NGU). Being tested for STDs probably means gonorrhea and chlamydia tests, but half of all NGU isn't due to these. You still need treatment with antibiotic, and so do your sex partner(s). Hair loss is an entirely separate problem. ...Read more

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How often do one have penile discharge if its caused by some infection or std?

How often do one have penile discharge if its caused by some infection or std?

Anytime: You can have a STD with or without a discharge. Any discharge in any amount is abnormal and suggests an infectious process. ...Read more

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Is the quantity of the discharge caused by any std related Penile discharge and nocturnal emissions /wet dreams the same?

Is the quantity of the discharge caused by any std related Penile discharge and nocturnal emissions /wet dreams the same?

Probable STD: You can't tell the cause by quantity. Any abnormal urethral discharge (e.g., during the day), or discharge that stains underwear, is almost certainly due to STD, i.e. gonorrhea, chlamydia, or nongonococcal urethritis (NGU). If any doubt, see a doctor. Delayed treatment can be very dangerous. Better safe than sorry! ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


Penile (Definition)

This is a combining form referencing the penis and used when describing some condition of this organ such as penile inflammation, penile ...Read more