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Std Test Clinic
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
Where is a good place for a straight male in san francisco to get an STD test if you don't have insurance?
Just got my test results back from my HIV and STD test and all of them were non reactive what does that mean?
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