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Std Testing How Long After Exposure
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
How soon can I test for STDs after exposure? Chlamydia ghonorea HPV herpes etc exposure feb 8 testing feb 17 too soon!?
It's not too soon: The tests for chlamydia and gonorrhea (vaginal or urethral swab, or urine) are valid any time more than 2-3 das after exposure. Nine days (Feb 8 to 17) definitely isn't too soon. However, the blood tests for syphilis and HIV generally aren't valid until a few weeks after exposure. (But sometimes it's a good idea to have an early test as a baseline -- then a later test to see if it turns positive.) ...Read more
Anti rabies vaccine causes hiv? HIV symptoms start how long and HIV testing done how long in days?
No...: The rabies vaccine does not cause HIV. Exposure to the virus is. Unless the vaccine was given with an HIV contaminated needle (which would be incredibly unlikely) there is no cause for concern. If it is known that the needle was contaminated, you should be on prophylactic meds. Sx can start in a couple of weeks with flu-like symptoms or not for 10 years. Test 6 mo after last risk of exposure ...Read more
STD : It depends on the std. Syphilis would be revealing about a month after exposure. Hiv can be detected as early as 10-14 days by measuring the HIV virus directly. Hepatitis b/c may take up to 6 months to be detected but as early as 60 days. Gonorrhea/chlamydia are not detected in the blood. Herpes is often detected incidentally given the fact primary exposure often remains unknown. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long after HIV exposure from unprotected sexual intercourse until your HIV test could be positive?
Syphilis: Six weeks. If your exposure is high risk or you have symptoms you should get treated after you test. ...Read more
1-7 days: After exposure to strep, practicaly speaking, it's about 1-7 days untill you may show symtoms. Ofcourse there are always exceptions to the rule, but if you are outside of 7 days, you are unlikey to get sick. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Clinically and usually, there is no practical need to do such test after unprotected sex except those of high-risk for contracting STDs and in pregnancy. As to the timing to test, test it whenever the suspected symptoms appear. More detailing for such practical issues? See Doc timely for counseling to upgrade how to practice safer sex in the future. ...Read more
How long after possible HIV exposure can I get a definitive test result from a home oraquick HIV test?
NEVER definitive: There are several percent false negatives on home oraquick. Alex, you can't go on worrying like this -- it'll slow you down emotionally and interfere with your work and just being happy. Get with your primary care physician and pay for a nucleic acid test now. It's better to know, no matter what the result. Be brave, cherish the memory of love, and move on with your life. ...Read more
Very: Very accurate.Get a more detailed answer ›
Usually 2 to 3 weeks: Sometimes 3 months. Be sure to differentiate type 1 from type 2. Most people have no symptoms and will not know they have it until the blood test shows it. If there are symptoms, the blood test will be negative at first. Most people become positive to type 1 as children. If there is primary (1st time) infection, the diagnosis is made by exam and culture. ...Read more
4-6 months: detectable for 4-6 months then replaced with IgG which is probably detectable for life. ...Read more
Usually 2-3 days: The standard test for chlamydia generally is positive within 2-3 days of catching the infection, and always within a week. Same for gonorrhea, usually tested automatically at the same time. But make sure the lab is doing the test on urine or a swab from the urethra (in men) or vagina (in women). Blood testing doesn't accurately diagnose chlamydia or gonorrhea. ...Read more
HIV test: Pretty reliable.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long does it take for herpes IgM antibodies to disappear - for a person to test negative after exposure?
Herpes simplex: Positive test results for hsv-2 indicate genital herpes. If this was igm then in 6-8 weeks it should convert to igg antibodies, but this is immaterial. Either you have this or you don't and once you have it, it will remain with you for the rest of your life. We do not yet have a cure for herpes simplex viral infection. ...Read more
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