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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. 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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Why isn't HPV included in a routine STD test or pap? So many people have it and think they are STD free because they are ignorant about it.

Why isn't HPV included in a routine STD test or pap? So many people have it and think they are STD free because they are ignorant about it.

It usually is: It is the recommendation that it is done routinely but it is an expensive test with the technology not available everywhere. Accommodations must be made for docs not able to comply. You must remember, there are still people doing smears on a slide. For those docs that can get it done but don't, we must take the time to update our education if we are going to provide the service. ...Read more

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What does STD test involve?

What does STD test involve?

There are a: Variety of tests depending on which std's are being evaluated for. ...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 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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Quickest/ cheapest way to get panel STD test?

Health department: The local health department or Planned Parenthood clinic should do STD testing with charges on a sliding scale based on your ability to pay and both will be able to treat anything that comes back positive. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which procedures are used during a full STD test?

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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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