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Are Std Tests Accurate
For what length of time can it take for an STI or STD to produce symptoms or accurate test results?
This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more
See a doctor: Generalist urologist or board of health clinic. ...Read more
I just got tested for all STDs after a month from exposure. Everything came back negative how accurate are the tests at one month?
Testing: It is recommended that if you show any suggestive symptoms or learn that your partner is infecfed that you don't delay in getting tested. ...Read more
I got tested exactly 1 week for STDs after unprotected sex. Will my tests be accurate? Got tested for everything
STD: Yes, the tests are accurate, but may need to be repeated, particularly if you are concerned about HIV, syphilis, and so on. Without knowing what tests were run it is difficult to comment on your particular situation, but please see a doctor familiar with the evaluation of STDs. Best wishes for a successful outcome. ...Read more
If I slept with someone who slept with a hooker and I tested negative on my STD test, should I get tested a second time because the accuracy of these tests is not 100%?
STI: yes you should as there is a lapse from being exposed to and before you show any signs or symptoms it is referred to as incubation period so if you got yourself tested the very next day then it may be negative safe sex use of condoms can reduce STI'S but even with a condom on you can still get genital warts syphilis and herpes as they are spread by skin to skin contact ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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