Top
10
Doctor insights on: Free Std Check

Share
1

1
I am 16 and male, and I am curious to were i can go to get a free STD check in San Jose?

I am 16 and male, and I am curious to were i can go to get a free STD check in San Jose?

Call around for info: Planned Parenthood may be able to check for STDs. They are at San Jose Health Center, 1691 The Alameda, San Jose, 408.287.7526. Also, if a teen is on his or her parents' insurance plan, visits for prevention or treatment of STD's, of pregnancy, and of drug/alcohol/psychological issues... are all supposed to be kept confidential from the parents. In real life, confidentially may not be 100%. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
788 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
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

See 1 more doctor answer
4

4
How often should I get checked for stds?

How often should I get checked for stds?

Depends on activity: That depends on how often you're having sex, especially unprotected sex. It could be anywhere from never to every 3 months. I have some patients who should probably be tested every week! but remember that there's no single easy test for stds. To test broadly you may need a combination of blood tests, urine tests, and often throat and rectal swabs. ...Read more

5

5
How do I check if I have std?

How do I check if I have std?

See your Doc: Some std's require a blood test to identify, others require an exam for cultures or test samples. Be prepared to list your sexual practices, partners, and any exposures. There are std clinics in most towns that are discrete, can treat, & refer you to an md if needed. Don't delay. ...Read more

6

6
How is somone checked for std's?

How is somone checked for std's?

STDs: There are twelve common stds. Five of them are potentially life threatening. Your question is not that simple. As you enter adulthood it would be wise for you to learn these twelve and how they are diagnosed and prevented. Some are tested with blood tests. Some are tested with direct tissue swabbing or pap smear testing. Some are diagnosed by sight. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
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

8

8
We both wanna be worry free from std's.What all tests should we take?

We both wanna be worry free from std's.What all tests should we take?

Go to your doctor: Schedule an visit with your doctor and undergo a pelvic exam in order to get tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas. You can also get blood tests for hiv, hepatitis b, and syphilis. Stay up to date with your pap tests as well. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
My urethra opening looks white inside checked for STDs came back negative?

My urethra opening looks white inside checked for STDs came back negative?

See a urologist.: Diagnosis of a skin lesion such as this requires a detailed history and physical examination. White colored abnormalities of the skin of the penis can be a skin pigment condition like vitiligo, or if it involves the lining of the urethra, a condition called lichen sclerosis et atrophicus. Please see a urologist who can help you come to a diagnosis & treatment plan where needed. ...Read more

10

10
I got checked yesterday and no stds but when I wipe it burns i don't know?

I got checked yesterday and no stds but when I wipe it burns i don't know?

Go back to MD: If there is some vulvar burning, then there is usually an infection or irritant to the vulva. Let the GYN MD play "detective'. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,357 doctors shared insights

Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

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