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How soon can you test for stds

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 12 years experience
Yes: Fungal treatment should have no effect on the testing for STD. Good luck!
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Twelve STDs: There are twelve different stds. Some are tested with blood. Some with culturing of fluids or tissues. And some by examination.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
HIV: A home test for HIV has been approved but may not be in market yet. It would be better to see your doctor or your city or county health facility.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eleanor Host
31 years experience
No: You need additional testing done for sexually transmitted diseases. They can run some tests on the urine for chlaymdia and gonorrhea, but will need mo... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Generally, no: Unless your doctor has a reason to, it is not standard to test for conditions for which there are no risk factors.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Rike
Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
First morning urine : It is most accurate to get the first urine of the morning for the most accurate results. This could possibly change results otherwise if urine is di... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 25 years experience
STD : It depends on the std. Syphilis would be revealing about a month after exposure. Hiv can be detected as early as 10-14 days by measuring the HIV virus... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Holtz
Gynecologic Oncology 25 years experience
No: No. If you have a concern about sexually transmitted infections, you need to see your gynecologist and express your concerns. While there are methods ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Maybe,maybe not: They will not find it in the test.However, most smokers will have a lingering tobacco smell that is an easy pickup in close quarters.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herb Coussons
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
No: STDs such as chlamydia and gonorrhea are tested with a cervical swab. HIV, hepatitis and syphilis are tested with a blood draw
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