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James Hetfield
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Nov 29, 2010, 10:35 PM
 
Something is dripping out.
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Nov 29, 2010, 11:02 PM
 
Does Francesca know about this?
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Nov 29, 2010, 11:28 PM
 
Just go to Planned Parenthood.
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Nov 29, 2010, 11:41 PM
 
Wife wanted me to get an STD panel done too, but I never got around to it.
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 12:10 AM
 
You can go into a walk-in clinic and just ask for a STD test.
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 02:26 AM
 
Regular doc will do it. It's usually a blood test. I got tested for HIV and Hep C a few years ago. Both negative, thank G-d.
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 02:55 AM
 
There's no FDA approved HPV test for men. Everything else can be tested.
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 03:18 AM
 
There's a clinic down the street from me that does it. I got tested this last January when I was starting a new relationship. It's funny you feel like it shouldn't be a big deal, but as you get up to it, at least for me I was so worried... thankfully I'm neurotic about anything that would put me at risk, thus I was fine. The fact that the HIV test only took a minute or two was great.
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 07:35 AM
 
Originally Posted by The Godfather View Post
There's no FDA approved HPV test for men. Everything else can be tested.

HPV testing and the dangers of contracting it seem to have been the least discussed topic in conversations about the risks of STDs. That is until they introduced a vaccine for women and needed to profit as much as possible from it.

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Nov 30, 2010, 08:37 AM
 
Thanks for all the feedback. I must say that I have been a member under another name for quite some time and just made this name for privacy reasons. You guys always come through. I'm calling my doc today.
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 08:44 AM
 
Nice try, Dakar.
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 08:56 AM
 
Originally Posted by Laminar View Post
Nice try, Dakar.
It's funny you say that because I almost made this username "Dakar Infinite"
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 09:41 AM
 
Hetfield: Just skip straight to getting married then you won't have to bother with all that sex stuff.
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Nov 30, 2010, 09:44 AM
 
Been tested a few times, not a big deal at all - just go to your doctor or a clinic.

oh yeah - Doofy speaks the truth. lulz
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Nov 30, 2010, 10:56 AM
 
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Nice try, Dakar.
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Nov 30, 2010, 11:25 AM
 
That and the strange odor.
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Nov 30, 2010, 12:09 PM
 
Yeah, been tested lots of times. Usually with every physical, so about once /year.
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Nov 30, 2010, 12:12 PM
 
Originally Posted by osiris View Post
That and the strange odor.
Shame?
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 12:29 PM
 
Just taste the dripping. Don't bother with a doctor.

If it's sticky and thick and tastes a little like burnt walnuts, you've got gonorrhea.

If it's runny and sweet, a little like Mike n Ikes... you're in syphilis town.

If it's chunky and tastes like Szechwan sauce, yeah, you should go see that doctor.

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Nov 30, 2010, 12:39 PM
 
I'm glad I wasn't planning on having lunch for a while.
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 12:43 PM
 
Originally Posted by The Final Dakar View Post
Shame?
Nope, must be the Szechwan sauce.
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Nov 30, 2010, 01:00 PM
 
Originally Posted by The Godfather View Post
There's no FDA approved HPV test for men. Everything else can be tested.
IIRC there is an unapproved test where they put something on your dink and then shine a blacklight on it.
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 01:36 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
IIRC there is an unapproved test where they put something on your dink and then shine a blacklight on it.
Which means nothing if you aren't having an outbreak, the virus is dormant, or is elsewhere on or in your body.

If you have an HPV outbreak you usually know it without a test.
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 05:06 PM
 
Oh, okay. I thought it worked on the dormant virus.
     
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Nov 30, 2010, 05:53 PM
 
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Dec 3, 2010, 07:24 PM
 
Got it done today. Drew my blood, pissed in the cup (they just switched labs and don't use the "q-tip method" any more!) and an old lady fondled me for a minute and asked me every personal question under the sun. Overall not bad especially since I got a free reach around.
     
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Dec 3, 2010, 07:37 PM
 
Sounds like a good night out.
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Dec 3, 2010, 07:42 PM
 
Did you have sex with the old lady?
     
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Dec 3, 2010, 07:52 PM
 
Originally Posted by besson3c View Post
Did you have sex with the old lady?
She said I couldn't handle it.
     
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Dec 3, 2010, 07:54 PM
 
Well, reach arounds can involve simultaneous pleasuring, so I was just wondering what act you performed on the old lady...
     
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Dec 3, 2010, 08:11 PM
 
They tried Docking.
     
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Dec 3, 2010, 10:14 PM
 
They did a “Rusty Venture.”
     
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Dec 3, 2010, 10:40 PM
 
Whose version?
     
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Dec 3, 2010, 10:50 PM
 
Brock’s version.
     
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Dec 3, 2010, 11:54 PM
 
Foreigners have to be tested to work in mainland China, so I have had a few tests.
     
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Dec 4, 2010, 12:01 AM
 
Originally Posted by kmkkid View Post
Which means nothing if you aren't having an outbreak, the virus is dormant, or is elsewhere on or in your body.

If you have an HPV outbreak you usually know it without a test.
Its strange, they told us about HIV, Syphilis, Gonorrhea etc at school, but no mention of a very widespread virus that is mostly invisible in men, very easy to catch (even with a condom on), and if you have it, will very possibly cause cervical cancer and kill your partner.

Maybe I was ill that day.
     
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Dec 4, 2010, 01:05 AM
 
When I was in college I noticed a lump in my underarm. I went to the college health clinic who immediately worked the STD angle. I tried to tell them I didn't think that was really possible due to my decided lack of experience in that area at the time. It ended up being Hodgkin's Lymphoma, but at least I knew I didn't have any STDs.
     
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Dec 4, 2010, 01:16 AM
 
There's an app for that.™
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