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How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

How many days should I wait after possible exposure to get tested for most common stds?

STD screening: Screening guidelines for stds recommend that sexually active men and women should be offered routine screening for hiv. Serologic testing for hepatitis b should also be done. Women with a history of unprotected sex/multiple partners should be screened yearly for gc and chlamydia. Men for chlamydia. The window period for detection of HIV antibodies is 6 wks-6 mos. After exposure. ...Read more

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With STD information available everywhere, how can one out of four teen girls have an std?

With STD information available everywhere, how can one out of four teen girls have an std?

Info not = 2 action: Great point that information is available but that does not mean that people act on it. Everyone knows that smoking is dangerous and eating fried food is bad for you but millions still do it. Std avoidance is more complicated than just providing information. Access to healthcare is a problem for many. Many schools avoid sex education and many families do not openly discuss sex at home. ...Read more

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I need a website that has the teen pregnancy & STD information?

I need a website that has the teen pregnancy & STD information?

Lots of options: National campaign to prevent teen pregnancy has the best information. These sites are directed towards a young audience. http://www.stayteen.org/ mtv its your sex life http://www.Itsyoursexlife.Com/ scarleteen http://www.Scarleteen.Com/. ...Read more

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How private and secure with patient information are STD testing centers?

How private and secure with patient information are STD testing centers?

Confidentiality: There is no reason to expect anything except complete confidentiality regarding your visit and your results from an std clinic. Be aware, however, that the centers for disease control and prevention require reporting for cases of hepatitis, gonorrhea or syphilis. In those cases, your name will be provided to the health department to follow up on treatment for you and any partners. ...Read more

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Where can a teenager get information about an std?

Where can a teenager get information about an std?

Your doctor: You can always ask a knowledgable adult or your physician. Those are great places to start. You can also find reputable info on cdc.Gov. ...Read more

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Which STDs are permanent?

Which STDs are permanent?

Few: Hiv is treatable, but not curable, yet. Herpes does not have a cure, but there are treatments to decrease outbreaks and to decrease the risk of transmission. ...Read more

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How are oral stds tested?

How are oral stds tested?

Exam: Usually oral condylomas are diagnosed by a clinical presentation and possible biopsy ...Read more

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Which STDs cannot be cured?

Which STDs cannot be cured?

Herpes Simplex&HIV: There is no cure for Herpes Simplex or Genital Herpes and HIV There are meds used to suppress the virus in both condition but there is no cure as yet ...Read more

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How many types of STDs exist

How many types of STDs exist

Lots!: There are many different kinds of stds, including those caused by bacteria (like gonorrhea and chlamydia) and those caused by viruses (including herpes and hiv). You can limit your exposure to most stds by using barrier forms of contraception (like condoms!), and since most are treatable (even if not curable), see a healthcare provider if you think you've been exposed. ...Read more

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