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Experiencing symptoms all year. What's wrong?

My genitals have been itching for a handful of months now, along with a shocking sensation in my urethra and burning urination.  These symptoms have come on after having unprotected oral and anal sex with another man.

I've been to my urologist multiple times, along with multiple visits to an STD clinic. Since then, I've had a cystoscopy, multiple STD tests for both types of Herpes, gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, and HIV, and a Guidance test. All have come back negative or clean. At one point, my urologist had to refer me to his colleague because he had no idea what was causing my symptoms, and his colleague suggested I go to physical therapy for my pelvic floor.

Could this be a simple STI? Could I be overthinking these symptoms? Am I experiencing a very mild form of STD? At this point, myself and my doctors are all out of ideas. I would like to get these symptoms addressed so I can move on with my life, so if anyone has any suggestions, then please don't hesitate to contact me.

Thanks, everyone!
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Since you have tested and been thoroughly examined for all STI's, then no.  I'd not associate this with an STI/STD.  You've ruled that out.  What about Mycoplasma genitalium? The only test for that is NAAT tests that your doctor can give if it is a possibility.  Did you have that test?  Your doctor could try a z pak (azithromycin) to see if it helps. The other possibility is adenovirus but I doubt that one.  You've been checked for a UTI, right?
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Thanks for the response, GuitarRox.

No, I don’t believe my urologist and I have considered Mycoplasma genitalium. I will bring that up with him. Same for adenovirus; I would rather be safe than sorry.

I’m sure that I was tested for a UTI over the multiple times I’ve met with my urologist, but I’ll ask just to make sure.
Good advice, GuitarRox. Something to consider...
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