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How Long Do You Wait To Get Tested For St Ds
STD screening: Screening guidelines for stds recommend that sexually active men and women should be offered routine screening for hiv. Serologic testing for hepatitis b should also be done. Women with a history of unprotected sex/multiple partners should be screened yearly for gc and chlamydia. Men for chlamydia. The window period for detection of HIV antibodies is 6 wks-6 mos. After exposure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long do you wait to get tested for stds. The last person i had sex with was 3 weeks ago and i had a test done today. Is that okay?
More Information: There are twelve common stds. They all have different rules regarding testing and when to test and what tests to do. It is hard to answer your question since this vital information is not in the question. But, HIV and syphilis and herpes and hepatitis a, b, and c are too early to be picked up on standard tests at three weeks. ...Read more
Variable: Gonnorhea or chlamydia can be urine tested after 2-3 days, syphilis or hpv when sore or lesion develops, can be weeks, blood tests take time because there have to be organism or antibodies develop, i.E hiv/aids or syphilis. Early tests can give both false positive & false negative results. Later testing much more reliable. ...Read more
Get tested yesterday: Do not wait! if you think you have a sexually transmitted infection, get tested now. If you don't get tested and treated it could become a pelvic infection and lead to chronic pain and infertility. Not to mention the risk of passing the infection on to someone else. ...Read more
Not long: If you are concerned about exposure to stds, it is best to get tested right away. Today's tests can detect the dna of an infection before you show any signs or symptoms. If you feel pretty certain you have been exposed, you may also consider getting treated with antibiotics right away - even before getting any test results. ...Read more
During sex the top of the condom rolled down.The semen was still in the tip.Should I still be concened about std? How long should I wait to get tested
Yes: You can occasionally get std's even with an apparently intact condom, just as you can become pregnant. If there was no gross obvious exposure to semen it is less likely that you were infected, but it never hurts to check, if only for your mental state. You should be tested now and then again in 6-8 weeks and possibly several months later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If go to get tested for HIV and STDs a few days after having sex, would results be accurate? How long Should I wait to?
Each STD different: Time to accurate testing is different for all STDs. Gonorrhea and chlamydia 3-4 days. HIV usually 4-8 weeks but sometimes 3 months, depending on exactly what test is done. Syphilis 6 weeks. Herpes blood test 3-4 months. Best advice usually is early testing for gonorrhea & chlamydia, and a second visit at 6-8 weeks for syphilis and HIV. Herpes testing is rarely needed after any one exposure. ...Read more
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