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A 16-year-old female asked:

My doctor tested for an infection in my blood does that include stds? if so which one?

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Dr. Richard Boxer
Urology 50 years experience
Stds blood test: You should ask your doctor what tests he/she tested for. There are a number of diseases that can be determined y blood test, for example, hiv, syphilis, hepatitis and others.
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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
Blood Tests: Blood tests for stds would include herpes, HIV and syphilis. The doctor would not test for these without your consent.
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