Expert Q & A Answers About STD Symptoms
I’m really worried that I have genital warts. I have a fleshy, raised portion of skin next to my urethra. I haven’t been sexually active for almost three years since I had a one-night stand when I didn’t use a condom. The symptom showed up about a week after sex. It doesn’t itch. I got tested for all STDs recently and all the tests were negative...including the test for HIV. My doctor also said that the bump looks normal and the STD clinic said it looks like scar tissue. What’s your opinion?
I have a new sex partner and after having sex with me, including anal sex, he got a lesion or pimple of some sort on his penis. What could this be? I know I have genital warts so I’m afraid I could have spread the disease to him. I also have chronic hemorrhoids that probably need medical attention.
I’m a 21-year-old female and I have bumps in my pubic area. I always thought they were hair follicles, but now I’m uncertain...maybe they’re herpes? They vary in size from big to small, they’re itchy and hard. A few days after a bump has formed, I see a light crust form over it. A different time, the inside of my vagina was red and painful. I also had pain when urinating. Do you know what these bumps might be?
Recently, it hurts to have intercourse with my boyfriend. We looked, and there is a small cut that looks like an ulcer on my vulva. What is it and how can I treat it? I don’t want to go to my doctor.
When I have an erection for a long time, I have pain and swelling near my genitals. What could this be?
When I have an erection for a long time (and when I orgasm), I have a pain and a swollen lump slightly above and right of my genitals. What could this be?
I itch in the testicle region. And one testicle looks bigger than before...also, my scrotum can get really red. What’s going on?
Over the last year, I’ve been itching in the testicle region...it comes and goes. My scrotum can get really red, and sometimes it feels like shooting pain or insects biting. One of my testicles also looks bigger than before. What’s going on?
I’ve only had sex once, but now I have a burning sensation when I pee. Did I catch an STD from my girlfriend?
I’ve only had sex once with my current girlfriend who has no symptoms of any STDs. I wore a condom and the sex was really brief. But now I have a burning sensation when I pee. I’ve been tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia, and both came back negative. Could my partner have given me something else?
I’m a female, and I have a burning feeling after intercourse...most often with latex condoms. Do I have a latex allergy?
I’m a female, and I recently noticed a burning sensation after intercourse...most often with latex condoms. It sometimes results in a bladder infection a couple days after sex. Could I be allergic to latex?
Is it normal to have a slight lingering ache around my penis after ejaculation? It usually goes away within an hour or so.
I’ve always had these small bumps on my penis...they’re similar to the ones around nipples on girls. What are they?
I’ve always had these small bumps on my penis...they’re similar to the ones around nipples on girls. What are they? Can I get rid of them? They’re not painful unless I pick at them like a pimple. I’ve had the same sexual partner for four years so I’m pretty sure I don’t have an STD. Please help!