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A 27-year-old male asked:

Can hymen get torn by std testing?i got contradcting answers.1 doc says a samp from cervix is necessary n 1 more doc says blood n urine test is enough

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Blood and urine enou: These days a blood and urine test can test you for syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia the common stds, but sometimes you need to take sample from cervix and a pediatric speculum can be used to prevent tearing of hymen.

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Last updated Feb 28, 2013

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