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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?

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

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My penis burns after I use the bathroom and I have a girlfriend and and we haven't it done it in a while. How can I get std?

My penis burns after I use the bathroom and I have a girlfriend and and we haven't it done it in a while. How can I get std?

Delayed symptoms: Many times the symptoms of an STD can go unnoticed for significant periods of time. Burning doesn't absolutely mean an STD (while certainly that is the first thing we worry about) other conditions include urethritis, urinary tract infections etc. Specific testing done in your doctor's office is necessary to figure out what is going on. ...Read more

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How can you get an oral STD ?

How can you get an oral STD ?

Oral sex: Herpes can be transmitted by both men and women performing oral sex. Recipients of oral penetration by the penis with ejaculate hitting the back of the throat can transmit gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV at the very least. Be careful and stay healthy. ...Read more

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How do you get tested for stds? And which STDs do they check for?

STDs : Testing can happen two ways. Most common would be at your primary care clinic. Or, i believe, in canada there are also public health or std clinics that can do the testing. There are twelve common stds so you may want to go in with symptoms, worries and questions. Many people do not need testing for all twelve. ...Read more

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How can you get cured from STDs ?

See your doctor.: There are several diffrent stds. You need to find out what you have then treat it . But abstain till you find out. Do not keep the viscious cycle going. ...Read more

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How do you get tested for std?

How do you get tested for std?

Depends on the STD: Syphilis is diagnosed with a blood test. Gonorrhea and chlamydia are diagnosed either with urine tests (for urethral or cervical infections) or from swabs taken from the vagina, rectum, or throat. The swabs can be sent for culture, dna probes, or nucleic acid amplification tests (naats). Those are the "big 3, " but there are other stds. ...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 can someone get tested for std's without their family knowing?

How can someone get tested for std's without their family knowing?

STD Clinics: Good morning there are usually county std clinics or public health clinics. The laws vary from state to state. Sometimes your pediatrician can also do this, but that risks the insurance data being found by a parent. If i knew where you lived i could add a bit more possible information. I think that planned parenthood may also have some insights about this in your community. ...Read more

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How can a person get an std/sti if they have both been faithful to each other? Is this possible? Can an STD lie dormant from previous partners?

Silent STDS: Chlamydia is the classic example of a “silent” std. Some people have carried latent stage syphilis for decades without being aware of it. One might also not be aware of the presence of gonorrhea or herpes simplex infections (genital). ...Read more

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