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Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

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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I had a blood test..Hsv 2 IgG type specific.. Results 0.74 (0.00- 0.90 index)..What does mean. Do I have an std?

I had a blood test..Hsv 2 IgG type specific.. Results 0.74 (0.00- 0.90 index)..What does mean. Do I have an std?

Negative for HSV2: This is similar to a similar question answered just yesterday, linked below. Your result is negative for herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV2), the usual cause of genital herpes. It says nothing about other STDs. https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6782972-genital-herpes-test-came-back-with-value-of-038-does-that-mean-i-have-genital-herpes- ...Read more

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I had a blood test..Hsv 1 IgG type specific.. Results 4.65 (0.00- 0.90 index)h..What does mean. Do I have an std?

I had a blood test..Hsv 1 IgG type specific.. Results 4.65 (0.00- 0.90 index)h..What does mean. Do I have an std?

Welcome to the club!: Roughly half of all adults in the US have positive blood tests for HSV1 -- up to 70% at your age of 67. So welcome to a club with 150 million members! Most of these infections are oral, although some are genital. The majority are asymptomatic and remain that way, but many have recurrent oral herpes (cold sores, fever blisters). Without symptoms, HSV1 is rarely transmitted to other persons. ...Read more

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I took a Uti home test and leukocytes was positive and nitrite positive what does it mean can i have an STD ?

I took a Uti home test and leukocytes was positive and nitrite positive what does it mean can i have an STD ?

Likely UTI: This is suspicious for a urinary tract infection.It is not specific for or sensitive to many of the most common STI's. Specific testing on urine or other material is often needed to confirm or exclude them. I would followup with your PCP. ...Read more

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I had a blood test..Hsv 2 IgG type specific.. Results 0.74 (0.00- 0.90 index)..What does mean. Do I have an std? I have small red bumpd on my forskin

STD: More information and further testing will be needed before confirming if you have an STD or not. Your HSV 2 IgG result shows that at the time the test was performed, you have not had previous HSV 2 infection. ...Read more

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My doctor did took a vaginal culture to test for a yeast infection.If I have an STD like chlamydia will it show up on the test? Discharge in urine

My doctor did took a vaginal culture to test for a yeast infection.If I have an STD like chlamydia will it show up on the test? Discharge in urine

There : There is a special culture that tests for gonorrhea and chlamydia. A standard vaginal culture used to detect certain types of bacteria and yeast will not detect chlamydia. A thin prep pap smear will detect chlamydia and a special type of urine test can detect it as well. There is a chance your doctor tested you for chlamydia, you can call the office and ask the doctor's nurse. If you think you need an std check you should ask for testing at your follow up visit. Take care. ...Read more

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How do STD tests work?

How do STD tests work?

Antibodies & antigen: Most stds will check for antibodies against the pathogen or check for the antigen itself. Some use dna tests. ...Read more

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What test is used for an STD ?

What test is used for an STD ?

Depends on the STD: Blood tests (syphilis), urine tests (gonorrhea, chlamydia), swabs with culture or dna tests (gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes). ...Read more

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Which test to confirm oral transmitted std?

Which test to confirm oral transmitted std?

Which one?: There are a number of std's that can be orally transmitted. If you get tested, they will know what to order. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more