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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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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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If i go to a free health clinic would it be possiable to get a regular check up and a STI test?

If i go to a free health clinic would it be possiable to get a regular check up and a STI test?

Free Health clinics: Hi the simple answer is yes, absolutely. These clinics should specialize in the primary care for the community in which you live. Seeing that you are a young female you may also be well served at a planned parenthood clinic whee they can provide you age appropriate care. ...Read more

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Can you get a blood test to check for all std's?

Can you get a blood test to check for all std's?

No: Not all test for stds can be drawn with a single blood test. Some test need to be analyzed from the urine. ...Read more

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Do I go to a health clinic to get tested for genital warts, stds?

Good place to start: It depends upon the capability and resources available at any given health department. At the least, the health department should be able to know where you can go to receive treatment so they would be an excellent resource for information regarding your question. ...Read more

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Can you suggest where i can get a STD &hiv test done?

Can you suggest where i can get a STD &hiv test done?

You can go to an: Std clinic or see your personal physician. ...Read more

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How might i go about finding a clinic that will test for std's?

Planned parenthood : Go to a planned parenthood clinic they do all sorts of testing and can provide lots of support in the process. ...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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What STD or STI can you just get a urine sample for ?

What STD or STI can you just get a urine sample for ?

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 more

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How long will you have to wait after sex/sex related things to get a 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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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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Where do you go to get a quick and inexpensive TB test?

Where do you go to  get a quick and inexpensive TB test?

Clinic/public health: Since TB infection is a public health issue, your local public health department website may have a list of clinics. The clinic will perform a standard skin test called a ppd and they will ask you to return to have it read. ...Read more

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I am planning to get herpes test and the 8 pannel test at STD express. After 2 months to exposure. Do I have to wait for herpes test? To be conclusive

I am planning to get herpes test and the 8 pannel test at STD express. After 2 months to exposure. Do I have to wait for herpes test? To be conclusive

Okay to test: I am not specifically familiar with that test, but a reliable test for prior exposure to herpes should be accurate and reflective of an exposure that might have occurred two months prior. So, in answer to your question, no you do not have to wait. ...Read more

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Where can I find a free test for h.I.V?

DOH: Call your local department of health. They will guide you where to go. ...Read more

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Do you know any free clinics I can go to get confidential std, HIV testing?

Do you know any free clinics I can go to get confidential std, HIV testing?

Health Department: Contact your local county health department. Most offer cheap- to free- confidential std testing as a public health measure. You can find the number online or in the local directory. Call first as you may need an appoitment. ...Read more

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How can you get tested for a gluten allergy?

How can you get tested for a gluten allergy?

Yes: Testing for celiac disease (gluten allergy) should be considered in people with chronic or recurrent diarrhea, malabsorption, weight loss, and abdominal distension or bloating. There is blood testing available and should be performed while on a gluten-rich diet. Antibodies against tissue transglutaminase (anti-TTG), which is highly sensitive and specific is used as a screening tool. ...Read more

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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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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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Can I legally force my teenage kid to get an STD test?

No: All 50 states have laws allowing kids autonomy over dealing with stds. Although some states limit that to above ages 12 or 14 years old. In addition, its unethical to force teenagers to do anything medical (including drug and std testing). However, talk about this with your physician and allow him/her to discuss it with your child. ...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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Please help, what can I do to get my man to get an STD test?

Please help, what can I do to get my man to get an STD test?

Withhold sex: That's a good motivator, and if you are concerned he's infected you should not be going near him. ...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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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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Is it inappropriate to ask your partner to get an STD test before sex?

Depends: Ideally that is exactly what should be happening in certain situations. If you are not absolutely sure of your partner's sexual habits (and who can be?...) then it would make sense to ask for such testing if time and conditions allow. Better even: do use protection if you are in doubt. ...Read more

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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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I don’t have insurance, is there a way I can get STD testing for free or cheap?

I don’t have insurance, is there a way I can get STD testing for free or cheap?

Yes.: Many cities have "std clinics" that offer free or low cost testing. Planned parenthood does as well. Federally qualified health centers are low cost places to get medical care (including std testing). Usually it takes some google searching. If you wanted to bypass a clinic directly, there are numerous websites that offer std testing for about $150. (privatemdlabs.Com, stdtestexpress.Com). ...Read more

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If I slept with someone who slept with a hooker and I tested negative on my STD test, should I get tested a second time because the accuracy of these tests is not 100%?

STI: yes you should as there is a lapse from being exposed to and before you show any signs or symptoms it is referred to as incubation period so if you got yourself tested the very next day then it may be negative safe sex use of condoms can reduce STI'S but even with a condom on you can still get genital warts syphilis and herpes as they are spread by skin to skin contact ...Read more

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How long after being exposed to herpes can I get an accurate STD test?

How long after being exposed to herpes can I get an accurate STD test?

Herpes: The best way to test for herpes anymore is blood testing. One must always know there previous results before testing for a new infection. The IgM antibody test can pick up a new infection by three to six weeks after exposure. ...Read more

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Can you get a std test while on your period??

Can you get a std test while on your period??

Yes: You can get a sexually transmitted disease during your period or any other time that you have unprotected sex. ...Read more

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