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Is there a confidential STD testing clinic that doesn't have to report positives?

Is there a confidential STD testing clinic that doesn't have to report positives?

No: State laws require that any facility, lab, or physician that gets a positive report of certain stds report it to the state department of health. Not doing so would be a criminal offense. Std results are not reported to any individual person or organization though so they only people that would know are you, your doctor, the lab, your insurance (if used), & possibly the state 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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Went to a clinic and they took my blood for STD testing. What STDs are they screening for?

Went to a clinic and they took my blood for STD testing. What STDs are they screening for?

Ask clinic: It would be best to ask this directly of the clinic. They may have a specific std panel that they draw. ...Read more

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What does STD test involve?

What does STD test involve?

There are a: Variety of tests depending on which std's are being evaluated for. ...Read more

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What is the accuracy of a blood STD test?

What is the accuracy of a blood STD test?

No Blood Test: The way to diagnose gonorrhea is detailed by the cdc at: http://www. Cdc. Gov/std/gonorrhea/stdfact-gonorrhea. Htm. ...Read more

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What does an STD test test for?

What does an STD test test for?

Depends: There are several different tests that can be done, so it depends upon cultures or bloodwork as to what has been tested. ...Read more

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Can STD test in virgin girls tear the hymen?

Can STD test in virgin girls tear the hymen?

Possible: To teat for std's requires a sample from the cervix in addition to a blood test. The pelvic would require a speculum exam which could teat the hyman a bit. However, a virgin should not need to be tested for std's. ...Read more

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What are the procedures to get an STD test for women?

What are the procedures to get an STD test for women?

See a MD: Std's include, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphillis, hepatitis, and hiv. All of them should be tested. ...Read more

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Will STD test show you have aids if you just started showing symptoms?

Will STD test show you have aids if you just started showing symptoms?

Depends on test: If you have just become infected and have early symptoms, it might still reflect as negative. In this case, retesting after 30-90 days is recommended to confirm you are not in "the window period." so, if worried, re-test in 1-3 months. ...Read more

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I took a STD test after a week when I had sex. Test is negative. Any thoughts?

I took a STD test after a week when I had sex. Test is negative. Any thoughts?

Need Information: It is rare for any std to be testable within the first week after exposure. There are twelve common stds. I would believe you were not tested for most of them. I would be more interested in what you are worried about? What symptoms you have? It may serve you well to use this question as inspiration to learn the stds and how they are prevented. ...Read more

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How long will you have to wait after sex/sex related things to get a STD test?

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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What to if I am wondering what procedures are used during a full STD test for guys?

What to if I am wondering what procedures are used during a full STD test for guys?

See below: They perform both urine and blood tests because some are present in urine while others are presnet in blood. If you have had anal intercorse they may also do an anal pap smear. ...Read more

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Had unprotected sex with six men in one night. How long should I wait to get STD test?

Had unprotected sex with six men in one night. How long should I wait to get STD test?

One week: See a doctor or clinic that evaluates and treats STD's (your MD, public health clinics, Planned Parenthood clinics) ASAP after exposure to consider preventive treatment, especially if high risk sexual partners. Testing can first be done at 1 week to determine if you were infected but may need to be repeated again. Learn and practice safe sex techniques for prevention over long run. ...Read more

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How long do STD test results come back in ontario? Tested aug 29, haven't heard back sept 9

Std test: Normally the result should have been back already, I do not know how fast result turn out is in canada, but here in the states the turn out is very quick, by any event you should contact your doctor if you don't here from him/ her. ...Read more

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Dhec told my boyfriend not to use cologne before his STD test. Could that throw off the results?

STD Testing: I can see no reason for this recommendation. Wearing cologne would in no way affect blood, urine or cultures for the most common stds. ...Read more

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Where is a good place for a straight male in san francisco to get an STD test if you don't have insurance?

Where is a good place for a straight male in san francisco to get an STD test if you don't have insurance?

Donate blood: If you donate blood, they will routinely test your blood for blood born stds such as hepatitis or hiv, . ...Read more

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Just got my test results back from my HIV and STD test and all of them were non reactive what does that mean?

Just got my test results back from my HIV and STD test and all of them were non reactive what does that mean?

That means: That you did not get infected by HIV within the test window and you do not have the particular sexual transmitted disease that was tested for. ...Read more

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I urinated 30 minutes before giving a urine sample for STD testing. Does this reduce effectivness of amp test?

I urinated 30 minutes before giving a urine sample for STD testing. Does this reduce effectivness of amp test?

Possible...: How long should one wait to collect urine for testing STD? There is no firm set rule, but it is sensible to wait for 2-4 hairs at least so to let the std-related germs produce enough amount of their metabolic residual for testing; of course, make sure to collect the first (dirty) part of urine, not the midstream. That is why the first part of morning urine is the best specimen for testing STD. ...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