A: Since we are educators and not doctors, the best thing to do is call and make another appointment here at Family Planning as soon as possible. Lymph node swelling in the groin is very common, often due to unnoticed inflammatory lesions of the leg, foot, etc (even a stubbed toe can do it); so it is likely that symptom is coincidental, not directly related to your recent sexual expsoure. which i had before i started the valtrex. In the late stage, symptoms come from damage to organs such as the heart, brain, liver, nerves, and eyes. The only way to help protect against herpes is to use a condom correctly and consistently with every act of intercourse. But if you decide to do it, wait until at least 6 weeks pass. or would you think the symptoms are coming from the hpv, cause i do have the abnormal cells on my cervix….so this dr i am referring to is a gynooncologist.
The CDC has noted that some STDs are on the rise in men who have sex with men, including syphilis and LGV. If you are concerned, we recommend making an appointment as soon as possible. Preventing STDsThe best ways to avoid getting an STD are to abstain from any sexual contact and be in a monogamous, long-term relationship with an uninfected partner. STDs’ effects on babies can include stillbirth, low birth weight, neurologic problems, blindness, liver disease, and serious infection. And if you’re not taking the right precautions to protect yourself, you can be re-infected quickly or even pick up a second STD.