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A 28-year-old female asked:

urine culture are reliable std test? mine came back negative but now have a black small blister on labia majora. labia is burning! candida albicans +!

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Dr. Farbod Farmand
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Not always: Urine testing is a good means by which infections and some stds such as chlamydia and gonorrhea can be detected however a lot of other infections and stds are also missed this way. You will need to be seen by a gynecologist for a pelvic exam and more detail testing to detect all infections. Herpes may present with blisters and burning as well.

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Last updated Feb 17, 2016

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