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Ive been on the contraception injection for a year and my periods

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Ive been on the contraception injection for a year and my periods totally stopped six months ago. Ive been with a regular partner but just over a week ago I had unprotected sex with someone else. I was STD tested 3 days later and all came back negative. Now a week later Im having a dark brown discharge.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.
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dark brown discharge usually means old blood coming out

Dr. David :

this can be from prior sex 1-2 weeks ago and trauma to the cervix.

Dr. David :

that is good your STD testing all came back negative.

Dr. David :

dark brown discharge does not sound like STD symptoms.

Customer:

Would three days after the unprotected sex be shown up on STD tests?

Customer:

Ive been having unprotected sex with my regular partner for six months so what else could cause this dark brown discharge?

Customer:

I have no other symptons apart from two days sickness at the weekend and I couldnt keep even water down?

Customer:

Would three days after the unprotected sex be shown up on STD tests?





11:13 AM



Ive been having unprotected sex with my regular partner for six months so what else could cause this dark brown discharge?






11:18 AM



I have no other symptons apart from two days sickness at the weekend and I couldnt keep even water down?



Dr. David :

what STD tests were you tested for?

Dr. David :

chlamydia, gonorrhea?

Dr. David :

viral STD such as herpes and HPV virus would not show up in 3 days.

Customer:

Yes and Syphilis and HIV

Dr. David :

HIV needs more than 3 days for testing.

Customer:

Ive since had a Coldsaw on my lip

Dr. David :

you can get HIV DNA or RNA PCR tests 10-20 days after exposure but these are more expensive HIV tests.

Dr. David :

the core sore most likely is from herpes virus type 1 which is very common

Dr. David :

cold sore.

Customer:

Sorry yes and I have them whenevr I get very stressed.

Customer:

Do you think I have nothing to worry about then?

Dr. David :

chance for contacting HIV is very very low with vaginal unprotected sex.

Dr. David :

about 10 in 10000 risk

Dr. David :

you should get HIV testing of DNA or RNA PCR testing 20 days post exposure to know for sure.

Dr. David :

but chance of HIV are low.

Dr. David :

the brown discharge is not a sign of HIV.

Customer:

So you think everything is ok and I dont need any more tests or to visit the doctor?

Dr. David :

I think you need one more HIV test 10-20 days after exposure of a DNA or RNA HIV PCR test

Dr. David :

and if this is negative, then you are HIV negative.

Customer:

But you dont think the brown disharge is anything to worry about then?

Dr. David :

right.

Dr. David :

I don't think the brown discharge is anything to worry about.

Dr. David :

good luck to you

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let me know if you have other questions.

Customer:

Thank you for your help

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