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How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

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 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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How do you get an std?

How do you get an std?

Sexually transmitted: A sexually transmitted disease is spread by having sex. They key thing for people to remember is that sex, may include oral to genital, anal to genital, genital to genital contact or even hand to genital contact. All of those types of contact can spread stds. Contact with infected skin or secretions can spread the disease. ...Read more

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How can you get a std?

Through sex: Direct contact with an infected lesion or infected fluid of a person who has a sexually transmitted disease like gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis.. This is achieved usually by close contact during sexual activity. ...Read more

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How to get rid of std?

How to get rid of std?

Test and treat: First you get testing done to know which of the many stds you have. Then the doctor will prescribe the appropriate treatment. ...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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How did i get an std? I recently found out and got treated for gonorrhea, my question is how did i get it. I have been with one partner in the last 3 years I have never cheated, and he says he did not cheat. He was tested twice, once when i got tested and

How did i get an std? I recently found out and got treated for gonorrhea, my question is how did i get it. I have been with one partner in the last 3 years I have never cheated, and he says he did not cheat. He was tested twice, once when i got tested and

Sometimes, : Sometimes, after ruling out the usual suspects, we are left with an unsolved mystery. If you have been treated with a negative test of cure; and your contacts have been checked this is probably the best that can be hoped for. ...Read more

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