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How long does it take to get results back after testing for std's?

How long does it take to get results back after testing for std's?

48 to 72 hours: Most labs can process std testing in 48 to 72 hours. ...Read more

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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How long does it take to get results back from an STD test?

How long does it take to get results back from an STD test?

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

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How long does it take to get results back from an STD test I gave?

Depends on the test: Was it a culture blood work or pap, the person or office I always tell my pts about how long it should be when I do testing in my office call them up you should not have to be asking that? On this website. ...Read more

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Subsequent to you get tested for a std, how long does it take to get the results?

Subsequent to you get tested for a std, how long does it take to get the results?

Depends: Depends on the type of testing that was done, the office hours and days of operation of the clinic who tested you, and the general operating efficiency of the clinic. ...Read more

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How long to get STD results back from doctor?

How long to get STD results back from doctor?

STDs: Depends upon what tests were ordered, the lab to which they were sent and the day of the week they were taken. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does it take longer for a STD result to come back if its positive?

Does it take longer for a STD result to come back if its positive?

No: The time for a test result should be the same no matter the outcome....Ask you doctor for more specifics on the particular lab they use. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it takes for to get results of an STD test?

Please tell me how long it takes for to get results of an STD test?

Depends: 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

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How long does it usually take to get your STD urine test results?

How long does it usually take to get your STD urine test results?

24-48 hours: Some labs may send the report via mail, so the report may be done, but has not arrived at your dr's office yet, etc. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get completely cured from an std?

How long does it take to get completely cured from an std?

Depends: While some stis are considered curable and can be cleared with a short course of treatment, others may be take more time. Some infections, such hiv, for example, presently are not considered curable. Speak with your provider about your specific condition. As with any sti, practicing safer sex protects you and your partner (s) from further infection / exposure. ...Read more

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How long does it take the clinic to inform you of a bad STD result?

How long does it take the clinic to inform you of a bad STD result?

Usually under a week: There's no hard and fast rule; each clinic is different. And some lab tests take longer than others. But for most of the standard STD tests (gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV), I would expect results within 5 work days, sometimes sooner. Why not call your clinic and ask directly? Good luck -- I hope your results are negative! ...Read more

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How long does it take for a scratch inside the vagina to heal? I've had it for over a month. Been tested foreverytging it all came back normal no std.

How long does it take for a scratch inside the vagina to heal? I've had it for over a month. Been tested foreverytging it all came back normal no std.

Month too long: A month is too long for an abrasion or scratch to last on a mucus membrane, such as the interior of the vagina. Please return to your doctor for further examination. ...Read more

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In order to get on birthcontrol do dr's test for STDs and how long does it take for birthcontrol to treat pcos?

In order to get on birthcontrol do dr's test for STDs and how long does it take for birthcontrol to treat pcos?

BCP: If you are seeing the doctor for the first time, and have had unprotected sex, symptoms of STDs or you request testing; they will. Your doctor will explain PCOS, and all of your treatment options. ...Read more

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What STD's can be detected by a pap smear? How long does it take for results? Does Pap smear show yeast bacterial vaginosis as well? Hiv? UTI?

What STD's can be detected by a pap smear? How long does it take for results? Does Pap smear show yeast bacterial vaginosis as well? Hiv? UTI?

See below: PAP smear is not designed to test for STDs. However it may reveal, herpes, HPV, trichhomonas, yeast and bacterial vaginosis. PAP results may a take a couple of weeks. Not finding these in a PAP smear does not exclude these infections. PAP does not reveal HIV. If you have a concern, you should see a doctor and get specific tests for the particular infection in question.
For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...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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How long do you have to wait to get an STD test that will show good results?

How long do you have to wait to get an STD test that will show good results?

Depends: Various STDs have various incubation periods. Your best bet is to be seen and tested asap, and the repeat the test every few months. ...Read more

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How long do the STD tests take for the results? And how long is the actual STD test?

How long do the STD tests take for the results? And how long is the actual STD test?

Depends on the test: Different tests take different amounts of time to get results back. For example, chlamydia tests are usually back the next day. Rapid HIV test results are ready within 20-40 minutes. Other tests for syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes take different times. ...Read more

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How did I get epididymitis if my test results for STDs came back negative? I am 19 years old

How did I get epididymitis if my test results for STDs came back negative? I am 19 years old

Many possibilities: 1) Make sure diagnosis is correct; not all testicular pain is due to epididymitis. 2) Testing misses some gonorrhea and chlamydia, especially with urine tests. 3) Although at your age STDs are the most common causes, other infections can cause it. 4) Epididymitis can result from reaction to certain drugs. 5) Some cases just have no apparent cause. Your sex partners still need STD testing. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more