... Hi there
I'm new to this forum - thought to post my situation, see what you lovely people think...
My girlfriend and I have been seeing each other exclusively for the past 11 months. A month ago, I began experiencing some irritation in my urethra, and went to a sexual health clinic to have it checked out - my girlfriend also did the same with her doctor, just to be... (2 replies)
... A few months ago I received unprotected oral sex from someone I didn't know very well. A few days later I went to a sexual health clinic to get tested just to make sure I didn't catch anything and they tested me for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. Both came back negative. ... (0 replies)
... oesn't take long. Remember, they don't do anything that you don't want them to do as you are going voluntarily. Also, big applause for caring about your sexual health and getting checked out!! ... (1 replies)
... I just want to know if they do a pap smear at sexual health clinics to check for stds? ... (1 replies)
... Why wouldnt people answer your very valid question? We are here to help each other and this is a health board , very good question actually and I think Mary Ellen nailed it (3 replies)
... A week seems like a lot of time, I really don't know how things work in the US, but aren't any sexual health clinics where you are? ... (1 replies)
... I dont have health insurance so I am pretty much at the mercy of over the counter home remedies. Any help or encouragement would help me a ton. ... (1 replies)
the reason for my post today is because I'm concerned about my sexual health. I've been in a long term relationship for 5yrs but recently found my boyfriend being unfaithful . Long story short I performed oral on a childhood friend 7-6-14 . This friend is very clean and he's only sexual active with the mother of his child . That Monday 7-7-14 I felt a mild itching... (2 replies)
... It happened once, the entire tongue was covered with a thick white paste, I scrubbed it off, it came out easily, no inflammation or bleeding. But my tongue has become really white and brushy in texture.
Does this also happens in tonsils? (13 replies)
... risk for HIV as long as you do not have any bleeding or open sores in the mouth. However most other STD's can be caught orally. It is very important to know the health condition of any person you have sex with. ... (13 replies)
... You should be able to go to your doctor or a sexual health clinic and ask for STD testing. You wouldn't have to explain the situation. If they asked, just say you had sex and would like testing. ... (1 replies)
... ting. If that means you have to say you had unprotected sex or something, so be it. They were foolish to send somebody away that was worried about their sexual health and had symptoms of something. ... (1 replies)
... I went to Planned Parenthood last week to get birth control. I recently gave birth to my second son in November and haven't had a period yet since I am breastfeeding. The clinic did a urine pregnancy test to confirm that I wasnt pregnant before giving me the POP. Apparently they also did a urine screen for chlamydia and gonorrhea, because last Friday I received a letter in the... (3 replies)
... possible that this could be causing some of your issues with sores and even stomach problems. You may consider taking some probiotics, which you can get at any health food store or place that sells a multitude of vitamins. Eating yogurt and cottage cheese might work just as well. ... (3 replies)
... SORRY THIS IS LONG! I was on ortho tricyclen for a year and when my prescription ran out I no longer had health insurance but was not sexually active so I went several months with out being on the pill. ... (2 replies)
... I totally understand where you're coming from. I've had diagnosed genital herpes for 12 1/2 yrs now. It DOES get better. No, I don't mean cured, I mean the outbreaks.
The first outbreak is always the worst. My first outbreak I had a total of 5 sores. Man, did it hurt to pee!!!! Being careful of my diet, trying not to get overly stressed out, and taking care of myself, I've... (3 replies)
... I don't have any health insurance, I'm in the processing of getting back into school to finish. ... (3 replies)
... did you go to your PCP, local hospital or a free health clinic? ... (1 replies)
... try coconut oil. give it a chance before you say no. look at the health benefits. it can help herpes. ... (2 replies)
... Do you have any idea how common HPV is. It is very, very, very common. That's why they developed an immunization for it. It can cause cancer of the cervix. Have your pap smear every year. Tell the doctor that you have hpv and move on. You may have already had it. Your guy could have had it from a long time ago. It stays in your system. All of your lovers may get it from you,... (14 replies)