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Are there any health clinics that check for STDs free?

Are there any health clinics that check for STDs free?

Yes: Check for available resources in your city. Their community health centers and free clinics that offer such services for poor people. ...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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My boyfriend recently had a blood and urine test to check his health. Can this test validate if he has an STD or sti? Everything came out negative.

My boyfriend recently had a blood and urine test to check his health. Can this test validate if he has an STD or sti? Everything came out negative.

Depends: It depends on what test(s) were ordered--will not find what is not looked for. Stds are tested for with either blood or urine specimen (depending on which std), so is possible. Need to ask him if he knows which tests were done, or he will need to contact his provider for clarification. ...Read more

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How does an STD affect your overall health?

How does an STD affect your overall health?

All over the map!: Some can kill you, like HIV, hepatitis B, or syphilis if not treated. Others have little or no health impact and usually are only minor inconveniences (genital warts, for example). And everything in between. Infertility from gonorrhea or chlamydia. Cancers from HPV. Psychological stress from herpes. For more info, google each of the main STDs: gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, syphilis, HIV, etc. ...Read more

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Can an STD cause serious health problems, or are they more of a nuisance?

Can an STD cause serious health problems, or are they more of a nuisance?

Serious!: Of course they are serious! all stds can cause serious problems from infertility to cancer to death! educate yourself, take care of yourself and practice safe sex please! ...Read more

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What happens when a STD is reported to a health department?

What happens when a STD is reported to a health department?

Tracking and tracing: It depends on the std. In some cases they may just keep a record of it for tracking purposes: to find out whether the incidence is going up or down over time. But in other cases (such as syphiiis) they may take a more active role, interviewing you about recent sex partners so that they can contact those people and get them tested and treated. ...Read more

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If u have STD does will it go on your health form for work in new hampshire?

If u have STD does will it go on your health form for work in new hampshire?

It should not: Having an std, or a history of an std should not be something that needs to go on a work health form. ...Read more

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Sexed with 4 different people can it cause any serious affect on my health .My parteners dint hav any std?

Depends: If all the partners you have had sex with were healthy without any diseases, there should be no health problems associated with that. You should always practice safe sex, even if people tell you they are healthy. ...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