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What are the symptoms of herpes?

Hello i am a male and about 4 or 5 months ago i caught chlamydia and after having taken meds for it i stopped stopped experiencing symptoms of discharge and inflamation in the urethra but im still experiencing irrititation. I practically put a huge halt on sexual activity and i masterbate every now and then but when i am done i have to use the restroom frequently for a day or 2 and during that time im not even peeing all that much and other trips i make to the bathroom i do pee quite a bit. It doesnt hurt to pee at all and its actually quite relaxing when i do but but something feels off and ive actually been fearing that i could have herpes. I just need answers, please help
Mon, 8 Jan 2018
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Infectious Diseases Specialist 's  Response
hi sir...about your fears of herpes you should know that genital herpes have symptoms doesnot match that symptoms you mentioned...genital herpes appear as blisters in the genital area...may be itching and mild fever ,fatigue ,and muscle pain ...genital herpes make urination painful..and you will not feel relaxing when peeing....diagnosis of herpes depend mainly on clinical manifestation ..sometime we require laboratory tests for that...but you dont need that......so briefly you shouldnot fear of that ......wish you healthy long life.....thanks for contacting us
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