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I want to test my virgin wife for std, HIV before having a relationship. Will testing her for std's tear her hymen?
Husband-to-be: The advice my colleague gave you was good. Here's something from one man to another. You LOVE her, right? You don't HAVE her tested. You are in love, so you get tested TOGETHER. You get your results together. Whatever they are, you remain deeply in love. Don't worry. Neither of you will be damaged. Congratulations on your having found 1 another. I wish u2 a long and happy life as husband and wife. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is a simple HIV antibody blood test enough for virgins not involved in drugs n blood transfusion to confirm absence of hiv?Not had any sex untill now.
See below: If you have not had sex, have not injected drugs, have not received blood transfusions, and have not been injected with any thing by some one other than a doctor, you do not need an HIV test. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Confusing question: You mention a pap smear and then talk about virginity. The need to do surveillance for cervical cancer does not stop if you are not sexually active. Some triggers of this problem are related to sex, but not all. The procedure can be done with minimal intrusion in a modified pelvic exam, but it should not be avoided due to your status.Newer technology can also supplement the exam. ...Read more
My sis 24old has peutz-jeghers syndrome, she has to do pep-test but she is virgin,is there other way to check the cervix? blood or urine test? or MRI?
Pap options: Your sister is at VERY low risk for cervical disease, but PJ syndrome can have other neoplastic manifestations in the ovaries and bowel, so if the intent is to screen for those, then US, colonoscopy and other approaches are available. But pelvic exam is the low cost way to screen for ovarian enlargement. ...Read more
Depends: In medicine we take things with a grain of salt. I would test for hep c, hiv, syphyllis, gonorrhea, herpes, rubella, cmv, the entire spectrum. You need to know what may affect your children. Some states require a minimal panel of tests before issuing a marriage license. Check with your states department of or licenses to see the minimum requirements fr you. ...Read more
Check intact hymen: There is no such thing as virginity test, however, an intact hymen is generally accepted as evidence for virginity. In fact , some girls and women have a large enough hymenal opening for the hymen to remain intact in spite of having had vaginal intercourse. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Virginity & Medicine: A physician, if asked at the time of the exam can look for the hymen when the pelvic is happening. But, most physicians would not even be worrying necessarily if someone was a virgin. Physician's often operate with the knowledge that sexual activity is a common part of the human experience. There should be no judgment. A physician is also very well equipped to give you medical answers when asked. ...Read more
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