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A 30-year-old female asked:

I was diagnosed with pid and they found gardnerella bacteria, not chlamydia or gonorrhea. my last hiv/hepb/c test was in may 2021. should i be worried about other std? should i go for other check up?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Screening for STD's on a regular basis depends on your lifestyle. If you have multiple sex partners, using barrier protection or not, screening every few months can discover otherwise latent or symptom free infections. If you do have related symptoms testing is prudent at the time.

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