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Dr. Arun Phophalia
Dr. Arun Phophalia, Urologist
Category: Urology
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Experience:  MBBS MS (Surgery) Vast experience and routinely perform all urology procedures including endoscopy.
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I’m having symptoms similar to an STI but I haven’t been

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Hello I’m having symptoms similar to an STI but I haven’t been checked in a long time and I’m nervous. How long does one need to have an STI before it becomes dangerous to fertility?
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: No, I’ve booked to get checked
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Urology
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 17 days ago.

What are your age and gender?

What are your symptoms?

Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 15 days ago.

I am writing you an initial answer. Once you are online we can discuss it further.

All STDs do not cause infertility.

Chlamydia and gonorrhea are important preventable causes of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) and infertility. Infertility occurs in around 2 years, by untreated STDs.

I hope your symptoms resolve soon.

I would be happy to assist you further if you need any more information.
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