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Do I have an STD or is it something else?
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jmb2586 posted:
I am male had sex unprotected roughly 2 weeks ago. About 5 days after the sex I got a burning/painful sensation in my urethra which transitioned into an excruciating pain when urinating. I went to the doctor and was initially diagnosed with Chlamydia. I was treated for both Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. I was given a shot for Gonorrhea and a 1 time dose of Azithromycin. The symptoms improved after taking Azithromycin but my symptoms still currently linger. However, I received the test results, they were negative for both.

Symptoms:
Urethritis
Clear small Discharge from Penis
Swollen Lymph Nodes

I have had no other symptoms than this. I am starting to stress that this might be something more serious like Genital Herpes. However, since the Azithromycin helped I was thinking it may just be a bad test, or something completely different.

Any ideas?
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abe648 responded:
The Swollen Lymph Nodes could mean somethibg is going on and I would go back to your Doc for further follow up. How long did the painful urination last?

It never hurts to get tested with an IgG blood test for both HsV 1& 2. Ask for a copy of the numeric test results and post them on here.
Abe ... Read more in the Herpes Handbook. Watch the Herpes Video and Terri Warren's book The Good News about the Bad News. All located under the heading Herpes at http://www.westoverheights.com/


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