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I think I may have a sexually transmitted infection

Answered by: Dr Sri Viknarajan

Last Updated: September 15, 2020 8:33 AM

Anonymous 15 days

I have been experiencing a discharge, yellowish from my penis, fever at night, lower abdominal pain and back pain. My urine has been cloudy and foul smelling too

Dr Sri Viknarajan 15 days
General Practitioner

Good afternoon and thank you for your question.

We appreciate that you come to us for your query considering that your question is personal and sensitive!

We understand your concern regarding the experience that you have.

Based on the statement that you gave, yellowish penile discharge with fever alongside with lower abdominal and back pain is very worrying. You also note the urine has been cloudy and foul smelling too.

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are illneses that are transmitted from one person to another through sexual activity contact. The causes of Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are bacteria, parasites, yeast, and also viruses. There are more than 10 types of Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) for example Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, HIV/AIDS, Genital herpes, Trichomoniasis and many others.

Most Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) affect both male and female, but in many cases the health problems they cause can be more severe for female. If a pregnant woman has an Sexually transmitted diseases (STD), it can cause serious health problems for the foetus. Antibiotics can treat Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) caused by bacteria, yeast, or parasites.

There is no cure currently for Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) caused by a virus, but drugs can often help with the symptoms and keep the disease under control. Correct usage of rubber condoms greatly reduces, but does not completely vanish the infections, the risk of catching or spreading Sexually transmitted diseases (STD). The most reasonable way to avoid infection is to not have sexual activity or reduce the frequency.

Enjoy a beautiful moment with your loved one safely.

Regular Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) screening is always a good idea for anyone who is currently sexually active. It is particularly vital for those with a new partner or has multiple partners. Early diagnosis and treatment can help avoid the spread of infections.

Before having sexual activity with a new partner, it iis important to discuss your sexual history. Both of the partner should also be screened for Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) by a doctor. Since Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) often have no symptoms, testing is the only way to know for sure if you have the disease.

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