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Indirectly for some: Pap smears test for abnormal cervical cells— dysplasia or metaplasia—which lead to biopsies. Any std that causes such changes in the cervical cells, such as hpv, will thus be indirectly tested for. Generally, there are other tests for most stds: culture, wet prep, smear of discharge, blood tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Yes: Doctor obtains a urine specimen or a gentle swab of your cervix (like a pap smear) which they send to a lab. Typically results are available in a few days. These infections are easy to pass among sexual partners, and you can get them again. Use condoms to prevent spread. Infection is easy to treat with antibiotics. Sometimes they cause damage to your fallopian tubes which can cause infertility. ...Read more
Depends on std: Some will produce symptoms and findings that overlap with a UTI. Most STD's require expensive testing beyond the normal urinalysis and culture.These germs often go to different tissues and will not show up on basic UTI tests. If you suspect you were exposed, be sure to tell the healthcare provider or it may be overlooked. ...Read more
Here are some ...: Urinalysis with or without urine culture with properly collected urine specimen is to confirm if one's voiding symptoms results from UTI, but usually NGU will not be tested except suspecting STD-related urethritis or vaginitis. But foremost is clinical history + professional alertness which lead to timely testing. More? Seek professional evaluation and counseling to lessen confusion & ease anxiety ...Read more
My boyfriend got a STD screening test at a planned parenthood. Do these tests cover all std's? He gave them urine and blood and came back negative.
STD Testing: Nope. Absolutely not. There are twelve common stds. You must know which tests were done and which tests were not done. Assuming that all stds are tested is unwise. If you are sexual you have the responsibility as does your boyfriend to know the names of all of these and how they are prevented. ...Read more
Several: There are thousands of different blood tests & sexually transmitted include hiv, hepatitis b, syphilis, & hepatitis b (i think). Gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomonas, chancroid, lymphogranulosis venereum, herpes, hpv, candida, and molluscum contagiosum, etc. Are detected by cultures of genital tissues. This might not be all inclusive or exact, but you get idea. Crabs are directly visualize. ...Read more
(Female) Urethra discharge, all STD DNA test negative, blood check normal. Should I go to an ID specialist or urologist?
Burning sensations when urinating. Urine Analysis & Gyne check up and pap smear tested all clear. So what could it be please(asking for someone)?
Urinary burning: This symptom can result from urethritis, which may be infectious or may be a result of urethral trauma or irritation from sexual activity. Infectious urethritis occurs from chlamydia, bacteria, yeast, HIV, and GC. Crystalluria from uric acid or oxalate or other substances can also cause urethral lirritation ...Read more
Chlamydia test: Maybe as soon as 2-3 days, but for sure after about 5 days. See my reply to your other question. ...Read more
Yes : Routine blood tests always include glucose (blood sugar) ; are generally done when fasting. If you have diabetes you'll have an elevated fasting sugar. If that is so then further tests like glycohemoglobin are done to evaluate. If you have a normal fasting blood sugar then it's safe to say you don't have diabetes (though if it's at the high end of the normal range then you could be pre-diabetic). ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers