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Forum Name: Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Question: unprotected sex witha very promiscuous girl a month ago


 lewis10 - Fri Sep 28, 2007 2:02 pm

age: 25
male
no past diagnoses
no surgery
n/a
Take ritalin occassionally

Hello

I had unprotected sex witha very promiscuous girl about a month ago; nothing happened, no signs of anything on my penis or anywhere else. A week ago I once again had unprotected sex with this girl. So far no signs of anything either. Can I rest a little easier? I plan to wait about a month to get a full std screening (if nothing shows up before that of course) do you think its a good idea? I'm particularly worried about hepes; I'm pretty freaked out about the whole thing.

Thank you
 Dr. Chan Lowe - Fri Sep 28, 2007 2:08 pm

User avatar Hi Lewis10,

Unfortunately, no symptoms does not rule out STD's. It is common for STD's to be assymptomatic in men. If she is assymptomatic it is a little less likely there is an STD; however, some women are also assymptomatic.

The best thing for you to do is to be tested to make sure.

Best wishes.

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