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Do pap tests check for stds?

Do pap tests check for stds?

Indirectly for some: Pap smears test for abnormal cervical cells— dysplasia or metaplasia—which lead to biopsies. Any std that causes such changes in the cervical cells, such as hpv, will thus be indirectly tested for. Generally, there are other tests for most stds: culture, wet prep, smear of discharge, blood tests. ...Read more

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What tests can I take for checking for STDs?

What tests can I take for checking for STDs?

Recommend: that you see your physician or an STD clinic rather than ordering individual tests on-line. It is usually best to initially test broadly rather than for one specific STD. ...Read more

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Do drs check for STDs such as gonorrhea and chlamydia if a CBC is ordered?

Do drs check for STDs such as gonorrhea and chlamydia if a CBC is ordered?

No: Testing for STD's is not part of a CBC order. Please ask your doctor to specifically check for STD's ...Read more

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Can women get urine tests for stds?

Can women get urine tests for stds?

Yes: There are urine tests that can pick up chlamydia and gonorrhea. Many other std's do not send anything into the urine. Blood tests are often required before these can be detected. ...Read more

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Can you get a blood test to check for all std's?

Can you get a blood test to check for all std's?

No: Not all test for stds can be drawn with a single blood test. Some test need to be analyzed from the urine. ...Read more

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How should men be tested for STD and aids?

How should men be tested for STD and aids?

Blood and Urine: A healthcare provider will order blood and urine tests for HIV and STD screenings after proper counseling and consent. ...Read more

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Repeated vaginal swabs negative for STIs. Still have SX of PID, should I ask for rectal swab?

Check others: If the testing for common STI is negative then check a check for ureplasma/mycoplasma. Infections from these organisms cannot be detected on routine testing and reunite special media. ...Read more

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How do you get tested for stds? And which STDs do they check for?

How do you get tested for stds? And which STDs do they check for?

STDs : Testing can happen two ways. Most common would be at your primary care clinic. Or, i believe, in canada there are also public health or std clinics that can do the testing. There are twelve common stds so you may want to go in with symptoms, worries and questions. Many people do not need testing for all twelve. ...Read more

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Do doctors check for PID in paps?

Do doctors check for PID in paps?

No: Doctors may check for gonorrhea and chlamydia in the process of doing a pap smear (using a separate swab). Those infections can cause pid. However, the diagnosis of pid is made based on symptoms and physical exam, not by a specific test. ...Read more

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Do doctors check for HPV during pregnancy?

Do doctors check for HPV during pregnancy?

Not routinely: If you're worried about stds, ask your dr which stds can be tested: typically gonorrhea, chlamydia, hiv, syphilis, trichomonas, hepatitis. Hpv testing isn't routine. ...Read more

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How do they check for an std?

How do they check for an std?

Depends on what is: Being tested for. Blood tests, urne tests, urethral or cervical or vaginal cultures can all be used. ...Read more

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Are there any health clinics that check for STDs free?

Are there any health clinics that check for STDs free?

Yes: Check for available resources in your city. Their community health centers and free clinics that offer such services for poor people. ...Read more

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Please describethe test for STD and other urological problem?

Please describethe test for STD and other urological problem?

It varies: There are different tests depending on what the urologic problem is or the possible std symptoms. If you were more specific, more information could be provided. ...Read more

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Are there blood tests to check for bladder cancer?

Are there blood tests to check for bladder cancer?

No: Unfortunately, there are no blood tests to determine if one has bladder cancer. The only way to diagnose bladder cancer is by clinical history, various urine tests, and with a cystoscopy. This is a test where a telescope is placed into the bladder and the bladder is visually examined in its entirety to determine if there any masses or lesions on the bladder lining. ...Read more

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What tests can I take for checking for STDs?

Recommend: that you see your physician or an STD clinic rather than ordering individual tests on-line. It is usually best to initially test broadly rather than for one specific STD. ...Read more

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I'm getting a serology test to check my immunity before i go on work placement. Can i ask them to check for STDs in the same test?

I'm getting a serology test to check my immunity before i go on work placement. Can i ask them to check for STDs in the same test?

No: The work placement tests for communicable diseases that you can pass on by ordinary contact such as talking to people or even shaking hands. Sexually transmitted disease, for which std stands for, are not included in the category of ordinary contact. It would take considerable more contact to pick those up and thus, are generally not included in pre-employment panel. ...Read more

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Do pap tests check for stds?

Indirectly for some: Pap smears test for abnormal cervical cells— dysplasia or metaplasia—which lead to biopsies. Any std that causes such changes in the cervical cells, such as hpv, will thus be indirectly tested for. Generally, there are other tests for most stds: culture, wet prep, smear of discharge, blood tests. ...Read more

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Are there any health clinics that check for STDs free?

Yes: Check for available resources in your city. Their community health centers and free clinics that offer such services for poor people. ...Read more

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Should I check for STDs immediately after having sex?

Gonorrhea, Chlamydia: If there is a concern for a STD, testing specifically for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia should be done without delay. The tests will become positive immediately after exposure and treatment can begin without delay. Delayed treatment can result in tubal pregnancy or tubal sterilization. Tests for viruses (HIV, HSV, HBV) will have to be scheduled according to their varying incubation periods. ...Read more

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Will they check for std's if you go to the er?

Yes if symptoms: If you have symptoms of an sts or if you have had a high risk exposure they will check you for infection in the er. ...Read more

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Do chamlydia test check all std and do they work still if u last had sex 2 years ago?

Do chamlydia test check all std and do they work still if u last had sex 2 years ago?

STDs/STIs: The chlamydia testing is quite sensitive. If you have had no exposure to chlamydia since your last chlamydia test, you will be negative. If there is any question, please have the test repeated. ...Read more

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Do they routinely check for STDs before doing cosmetic surgery?

Do they routinely check for STDs before doing cosmetic surgery?

No: In general, most cosmetic surgeons do not routinely check for std's prior to surgery. However, if a patient has a history of stds, especially herpes, many surgeons will place you on medication to prevent a flair-up. If you are concerned then i would discuss your concerns with your board certified plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Does a urine analysis or semen culture check for STDS or STIS?

Does a urine analysis or semen culture check for STDS or STIS?

Depends: A culture may show STD, e.d., urine or semen culture may grow gonorrhea organism. Usually the doctor would need to specifically request tests for specific STDs. ...Read more

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What kind of appointment do I need to make for my BV infection? I recently been check for STDs & iam clean. Do I have to re-make a yearly check up?

What kind of appointment do I need to make for my BV infection? I recently been check for STDs & iam clean. Do I have to re-make a yearly check up?

No: When you call to schedule your appointment tell them you have a vaginal discharge. If they ask, tell them you already had your yearly check up. Good luck! ...Read more

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Which doctor should I go to for checking oral stds? Shall i go to skin specialist or a dentist?

Which doctor should I go to for checking oral stds? Shall i go to skin specialist or a dentist?

Your dentist: Dentists have specific training in oral pathology. Either they or an oral surgeon can determine what you have. If treatment is needed, you'd most likely referred to an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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Do drs check for STDs such as gonorrhea and chlamydia if a CBC is ordered?

No: Testing for STD's is not part of a CBC order. Please ask your doctor to specifically check for STD's ...Read more

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Do u have to get check regulary for std if you have the same partner if so why?

Because it matters: Several of the std's can be lifelong, deadly, cause sterility, be present without symptoms for years and return, etc. Unless you entered a relationship with a virgin as a virgin an neither of you ever stray (100%), periodic screening is a reasonable thing to do.That is if you want to avoid the potential problems. ...Read more

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How do they check for an std?

Depends on what is: Being tested for. Blood tests, urne tests, urethral or cervical or vaginal cultures can all be used. ...Read more