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Hello, I am writing to ask a question about stds.

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Dr. Kakkar S.

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Posted on Mon, 11 Feb 2019 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: Hello, I am writing to ask a question about stds. I was out one night with friends and unfortunately ended up going home with a woman. Roughly two weeks afterwards, I have been getting pins and needles in my testicles on and off. I have no other symptoms such as burning from urinating og abnormal discharge, but I'm afraid I might have chlamydia. I'm just so ashamed to go to my regular doctor. Thank you.
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 48 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Need more information

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to ask a doctor service. I have reviewed your query.

Did you had protected or was it unprotected sex?

Hope to assist you further on this one I get the required information.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Kakkar S. 1 minute later
Unprotected unfortunately.
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Answered by Dr. Kakkar S. 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
Regarding STDs

Detailed Answer:
Hi.

You should do a urine spot test for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. It would be confirmatory at 2 weeks from exposure.

Apart from that, you should also screen for other STDs like HIV, Syphilis (VDRL), Genital Herpes (HSV type 1&2 ELISA, IgM and IgG) at 4 weeks and then repeat at 12 weeks.

Take care
Let me know if you need any more assistance.


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