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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
HIV testing: Most people develop HIV antibodies within 2-8 weeks of their infection. The average is 25 days. 97% of people will develop detectable antibodies in the first 3 months. Rarely, it can take up to 6 months to develop antibody. If there's concern about acute hiv, a test that measures HIV RNA viral load can be done. The time between HIV infection and RNA detection is about 10 days. Talk with md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
13Days after sex if i test for a 10 panel STD test of chlamydia gonorea syphilis etc will test results be acurate ?
No.: How will you be testing for these agents? Some require culture, some depend on antibody production, some use DNA technology. Tests dependent on antibody production are not likely to turn positive in two weeks. It would be preferable to see your doctor for the correct choice of tests. ...Read more
Negative test on HIV blood test,tested after 2months of having unprotected sex,now worried of a yeast infection. Should i retest?
Chlamydia, gonorrhea: It depends on what is available at the office/place you seek treatment.It is common to be able to check for chlamydia & gonorrhea with a urine sample at emergency rooms & urgent care centers. Not all places have the means to do all tests. Sometimes trichomonas can be seen on a microscopic exam of the urine, but that method is not the best way to check for trich. Urine tests are less reliable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If my uti urine test came out negative. Is it possible to test positive for a uti culture test? Also can doctors see stds or stis in this culture test
Here are some...: Urinalysis (under microscope) of properly collected fresh urine should give an fair accurate indication for bacterial UTI or not, but ultimate confirmation is urine culture with properly collected urine. And either one should correlate with clinical picture and suspicion. But, testing for STD/STI like chlamydia & gono should be done with the first (dirty) part of urine, differing from testing UTI. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I think I have a infection in my semen possibly an std but I have had a std and hiv test and it was negitive. Can a semen analysts see an infection ?
Prostatitis?: We don't know what you mean by a semen infection.What makes you think you have semen infection.Only thing I can think of is Prostatitis.Which will give you urinary symptoms and can also cause painful ejaculation. I suggest you consult your Doctor and preferably a Urologist.You may need to get your semen cultured.The specimen can be obtained by prostatic message ...Read more
Usually not: Most stds will not show up on a urinalysis or urine culture. It is now possible to test for certain stds (gonorrhea, chlamydia) with a urine test, but that is a different test, and the doctor would have to order it separately from the lab. Best to discuss all your symptoms and concerns with the doctor first, so that all of the necessary testing can be ordered. ...Read more
Yes: The test done by peeing on a "stick" is the same whether done at home or in a clinic. A clinic can do a more sensitive blood test. ...Read more
Neg test = not preg: Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
Yes: Yes, the most common cause is by not following the directions carefully. ...Read more
Can having a yeast infection cause a false positive result using a urine sample for chlamydia? My partner says he tested negative?
Testing: No. Ask to see the results. Are you certain he was seen? ...Read more
Taking a pregnancy test 29 days after I had intercourse,and getting a negative result is an accurate result,even if the testwas a cheap Walgreens one?
Yes, likely accurate: You can always repeat the test if you have doubts with a different brand. ...Read more
I tested negative for Chlymdyia urine test and have no STD symptoms. did not have sex just unprotecting genital touching. should i test again?
Why?: If there is not any risk of infection why would one test for that infection? ...Read more
If you had an STD and gave a urine sample for a standard UTI screen, would bacteria from std be mistaken for just a UTI?
Usually not: STD screening and or germ testing must be ordered specifically because the germs involved require specialized testing and or growth media. Some UTI screening is based on presence of pus cells, which might cause a STD to be mistaken for a UTI.The best UTI screening is based on a culture which would miss the STD. ...Read more
Quite possibly: You can actually be contagious for up to months after infection. Bummer. ...Read more
How can you have a negative IgM test for M. Pneumoniae, but have a positive PCR test for M. Pneumoniae? I don't get it..??
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