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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Hi,
Doctor :   Dr here
Doctor :   How can i help you ?
User :   hellod Dr jope you are well
Doctor :   Yes, very fine
User :   yes pls i have unsafe sex 4 days ago and im panicking now that o might have been affected by dises
User :   40 days sorry
Doctor :   ok, May i know who your partner was ?
User :   my boy friend
User :   but he was an and we are no longer together now
User :   i didnt want to have sex but he inseted to have complete sex
Doctor :   Ok, I suggest you to get an ELISA to rule out the HIV
User :   whats that
Doctor :   Its a test for HIV
User :   is there is any symptms for that kind of dieses
Doctor :   No, the HIV do not present with any symptoms within 40 days or so but needs months to a year to present itself
User :   is that all i have to do
Doctor :   Thats the first ,
Doctor :   and also get an physical examination by a gynecologist to rule out HERPES
Doctor :   which is second common STD
User :   ok i will
User :   what else do you suggest Dr
Doctor :   Both are the common diseases you have to be worried about , next would be to avoid unwanted pregnancy
Doctor :   are you using any birth controlling measures ?
User :   but i dont have any syptems expet for yello dicharg now
User :   im not pregnant i had my period
Doctor :   Ok, then thats ruled out
Doctor :   its sufficient to get the two HIV and the Hrpes to get ruled
User :   what about the yello dicharg im having
User :   see Dr im pancking cause i was virgin and didnt want that to happen thats why im really worried
Doctor :   Is this your first time ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do not worry yellow discharge is expected
User :   should i do something about it
Doctor :   No ,it will go off by itself
User :   is it safe to do these 2 teste
Doctor :   Absolutely safe
User :   ok i have some time ligh pressure inside my right labia and on the vaginal opening it come and goes is it normal
User :   and back pain also
Doctor :   do not worry these symptoms are due to tare in the membrane called hymen which covers vagina
Doctor :   the symptoms will get off by themselves
User :   its not completely teard thats what the dr told me
Doctor :   well its good then
Doctor :   bu these symptoms do present in the first time
User :   yes it is casue i wasnt wishing that
User :   how long it take to go away
Doctor :   May be a week for max
User :   but its been 40 days now Dr
Doctor :   I know may be delayed in some , but do not worry
Doctor :   just maintain good hygiene of the parts it will get resolved by itself
User :   thank you Dr , any further advice foe me or thing i should do
Doctor :   DO abstain for a month or two from now
User :   for what Dr
Doctor :   Abstain from sex
User :   ohh no i wont do it ever
User :   it was a mistak enough what im suffering now
User :   should i do the HIV test and herps now or should i wait
Doctor :   get it done soon
User :   thank you Dr i appricate your help
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
User :   wellcome , take care Dr
Doctor :   Bye take care
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