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Doctor insights on: Can I Legally Force My Girlfriend To Get An Std Test

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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

STD is also known as Sexually transmitted disease. 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


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Can I legally force my teenage kid to get an STD test?

Can I legally force my teenage kid to get an STD test?

No: All 50 states have laws allowing kids autonomy over dealing with stds. Although some states limit that to above ages 12 or 14 years old. In addition, its unethical to force teenagers to do anything medical (including drug and std testing). However, talk about this with your physician and allow him/her to discuss it with your child. ...Read more

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Please help, what can I do to get my man to get an STD test?

Withhold sex: That's a good motivator, and if you are concerned he's infected you should not be going near him. ...Read more

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How long do you have to wait to get an STD test that will show good results?

How long do you have to wait to get an STD test that will show good results?

Depends: Various stds have various incubation periods. Your best bet is to be seen and tested asap, and the repeat the test every few months. ...Read more

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Is it inappropriate to ask your partner to get an STD test before sex?

Is it inappropriate to ask your partner to get an STD test before sex?

Depends: Ideally that is exactly what should be happening in certain situations. If you are not absolutely sure of your partner's sexual habits (and who can be?...) then it would make sense to ask for such testing if time and conditions allow. Better even: do use protection if you are in doubt. ...Read more

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What are the procedures to get an STD test for women?

What are the procedures to get an STD test for women?

See a MD: Std's include, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphillis, hepatitis, and hiv. All of them should be tested. ...Read more

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Where is a good place for a straight male in san francisco to get an STD test if you don't have insurance?

Where is a good place for a straight male in san francisco to get an STD test if you don't have insurance?

Donate blood: If you donate blood, they will routinely test your blood for blood born stds such as hepatitis or hiv, . ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections is also known as Sexually Transmitted Diseases. Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more