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

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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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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Would my insurance cover the bill for STD testing having only to pay 15dollar co-pay?If i don't know what STD I should be looking for is there a standard STD test that covers everything?

Hard to say...: It's hard to say what your insurance will cover without knowing your plan. However, if you are concerned about std's you can also check with your local health department, in many places there are free clinics that cover these services (check http://hivtest.Cdc.Gov) there is not a single standard std test, but individual tests for hiv, gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, etc. ...Read more

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I urinated 30 minutes before giving a sample for STD testing. Does this reduce effectivness of amp test?

I urinated 30 minutes before giving a sample for STD testing. Does this reduce effectivness of amp test?

No: The test for gonorrhea and chlamydia consists of a swab taken from the urethra. The test usually consists of a dna probe which is very sensitive and specific. Therefore urination does not effect its detection if the specimen is taken properly from the urethra. ...Read more

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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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How long until I get my STD test results?

How long until I get my STD test results?

Depends: Depends on what tests were done and where they were sent to be interpreted. Most tests, however, will be back for sure within a couple of days. Some may be sent out to an outside lab and take longer. ...Read more

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I was denied a STD test, I have insurance but they said that I was fine and not needed?

History is the key: it seems that based on the history you gave them they figured it would be highly unlikely for you to have been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease. maybe you did not tell them something that they needed to hear to decide otherwise. ...Read more

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I know i'm clean, do I need to get a STD test?

I know i'm clean, do I need to get a STD test?

No testing: If you consider yourself a practitioner of truly safe sax, if you have no symptoms and if you have no physical findings....Then no, there is no need to test. ...Read more

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Which procedures are used during a full STD test?

Blood, urine, cultur: Blood will evaluate for: hiv, syphilis, hepatitis, hiv, and prev herpes exposures; the pap can screen for hpv, cultures or urine sample can be used to check for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas. ...Read more

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Where can a person get a free STD test?

Where can a person get a free STD test?

Planned parent hood: Usually you can get them at the planned parent hood and county or state facilities. If you are worried about being exposed or have symptoms of any kind you should abstain from having sexual encounters until you are checked out first. You also should let your partner or partners know. ...Read more

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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