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Painful blisters on the penis after unprotected sex, HIV tests - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello -
Doctor :   No I am
User :   oh ok. i have a few questions
Doctor :   Do you want to chat with
User :   i had unprotected sex about 2 weeks ago and am worried about HIV. Is there a reliable test I can take now or do I have to wait?
Doctor :   There are accurate tests to do now
User :   can you tell me which ones?
Doctor :   They are P24 , PCR / RNA
Doctor :   test
Doctor :   They are costly
Doctor :   and not traditionally done
User :   how much does a p24 test cost?
Doctor :   It costs 2000 to 3000 INR
User :   i am in the UK
User :   how much is that?
Doctor :   Ok, I am sorry I do not have an idea about it. Surely I can get back to you with the cost if you confirm your details
User :   i actually had unprotected oral sex (i was given oral sex by a woman). What are my chances of getting an STD?

Doctor :   Do you mean you wanted the insertive risk of transmission
User :   i am not a doctor so i don't know what you mean - in general, what is my risk?

Doctor :   It is comparitively very less than other routes of transmission
User :   i am asking because i have developed 2 red, blisters on my penis. What do I have?
Doctor :   less than 1 per 10,000 exposures
Doctor :   Ok, Do you have any idea if your partner had a STD?
User :   i don't know
Doctor :   Was there a penetrative intercourse also?
User :   yes
Doctor :   you should get immediately tested for STD infection

User :   what might it be?
Doctor :   Are they painful blisters
User :   yes, and one has burst
Doctor :   Is there a discharge from the penis
User :   not sure - there might be a slight clear liquid after I pee
Doctor :   It seems to be Gonorrhoeal
Doctor :   however you need to be run on few tests
Doctor :   and physical examination
Doctor :   by a physician
User :   where should I go? i live in London?
Doctor :   Ok, You can go to a local doctor nearby or NHS
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
Doctor :   May I know your email ID
Doctor :   so that I can get back to you with the details of the cost of the p24 antigen test
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