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Doctors can you tell me how often should you get screened for stds?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 52 years experience
As often as the risk: Stds come about from unprotected sex with partners whose history is unknown. If this is your history then you should be screened soon after. If your sexual activity is safe, then screening is unnecessary.

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