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STD tests for burning at the end of the penis - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Sexually Transmitted Diseases
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   Hi
I went to my doctor for burning at the end of my penis. He took blood and a cultral of my penis. He said they would check for unirary infection. If i have a std would they automatically find it in the test, when they are looking for the unirary infection?
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr here
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please ??
User :   male 57
Doctor :   tell me more about your symptoms ?
User :   every now and then i get a small burning from my skin on my penis.
Doctor :   during urinating do you feel any discomfort ?
User :   no, no other problems at all
Doctor :   any fever ?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok now let me answer your query
Doctor :   if the test is only done to find out a UTI ( urinary track infection ) then it wont show a STD
User :   i went online and went to one of their labs and was tested for std a week ago, and everything came back ok. are these labs reliable?
Doctor :   you did gave in your sample right ?
User :   i gave blood and urine.
Doctor :   yes the test at a reliable lab will be correct
User :   ok . thats all i need to know. thank you very much
Doctor :   your most welcome
Doctor :   take care of your self
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