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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

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


Clinics (Definition)

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