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I'd like to get checked for any STI or std. Where do I get for these tests?

I'd like to get checked for any STI or std. Where do I get for these tests?

Blood and sex organ: Different stds have different incubation periods before testing accurate. It ranges from one week for gonorrhea, trichomonas and chlamydia to 6 months for hiv. That is why you must be very careful whom you take as a sex partner. Syphilis and hepatitis take about 6 weeks to detect. Discuss the specifics with your doctor or county health department. ...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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For what length of time can it take for an STI or STD to produce symptoms or accurate test results?

For what length of time can it take for an STI or STD to produce symptoms or accurate test results?

Silent stds: If you have a silent std don't sit around waiting for symptoms - you may not get any. If you have have had contact sexually with someone with an std- get tested now. ...Read more

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If you had symptoms of a STI or STD and it was confirmed that you had it . And it was cured Can you get the symptoms again ? If you thought you had it

If you had symptoms of a STI or STD and it was confirmed that you had it . And it was cured Can you get the symptoms again ? If you thought you had it

Sure: Did partner get treated also? If not, then will likely get with each next sex. Both need treated and checked for resolution. Also, these are bacterial infections, and they do not produce an immunity to future (re-) infection, like chicken pox would. Condoms are your friend and can help prevent these problems (and unintended pregnancy, too). ...Read more

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Male discharge: could it be a sign of STI or std?

Male discharge: could it be a sign of STI or std?

Yes: Male discharges are not common, and need to be evaluated for uti's, including std's. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does it happen that people get stis or STDs sexually transmitted dieases from touching stuff?

Does it happen that people get stis or STDs sexually transmitted dieases from touching stuff?

Unlikely: Sexually transmitted disease, means the disease is transmitted through sex, although, theorically if you touch an active lesion from someone with herpes and then you touch your genital , there is a possibility to acquire the virus this way but i doubt anyone ever been infected this way. ...Read more

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I've been tested for sti's and std's and they all came back clear but i got funny smelling discharge what could be causing the smell?

I've been tested for sti's and std's and they all came back clear but i got funny smelling discharge what could be causing the smell?

Bacterial vaginosis: Or other form of vaginal infection. Do not know how you were tested and cleared for stds, but this requires a doctor to examine you and the discharge and treating appropriately. Go back to doctor. ...Read more

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Can red lumps at the back of the tongue be any kind of STI or std?

Must be seen: The most likely cause of the bumps on the back of your tongue is that they are normal taste buds. If you have fears of sti or std, the only prudent course is to get a physical exam to know for sure what your situation is. ...Read more

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Me and my girlfriend never had sex but oral sex. Me and her are sti and std all that stuff free. Can we still get sti and std all that stuff?

Me and my girlfriend never had sex but oral sex. Me and her are sti and std all that stuff free. Can we still get sti and std all that stuff?

Maybe: STD's can be passed with any type of sexual contact oral, genital or just skin to skin contact. You would both have to be completely free of contact with others prior your interaction with each other to be safe. ...Read more

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I had swabs a couple of weeks ago to test for STI and STD I think but I got a phone call to say I need to go in again to have more swabs why ?

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I had swabs a couple of weeks ago to test for STI and STD I think but I got a phone call to say I need to go in again to have more swabs  why ?

Here are some ...: Most conditions may include: 1. collected specimen is considered inadequate, 2. misplaced or lost the specimen, & 3. test came back with ambiguous result. So, go in for detail. ...Read more

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I'm currently 22weeks pregnant and I tested positve for trich, ive only sexed my Babyfather what are multiple ways I could've caught this STI or STD?

I'm currently 22weeks pregnant and I tested positve for trich, ive only sexed my Babyfather what are multiple ways I could've caught this STI or STD?

Trichomoniasis: You've probably heard it before: The simplest explanation is usually the right one. Detectives use it to deduce who's the likeliest suspect in a murder case -- you know, the butler did it. Doctors ­use it to determine the illness behind a set of symptoms. The most likely place to have gotten the tric is from the baby's father. ...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