Top
20
Doctor insights on: Types Of Std Test

Share
Dr. Robert Killian
788 doctors shared insights

Std (Definition)

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


3

3
HiI am 27 and i had a pap smear test and STD test.I am HPV positive but the type is not included in 100 examined types.is it dangerous?

HiI am 27 and i had a pap smear test and STD test.I am HPV positive but the type is not included in 100 examined types.is it dangerous?

No: The best screening tool for now is your Pap smear which you should do annually for the next 3 years and if it keeps coming negative you can go for once every 3 yrs. Many women under 30 are positive for HPV but they become negative later. ...Read more

4

4
Hi I am 27 and i had a pap smear test and STD test. I am HPV positive but the type is not included in 100 examined types. is it dangerous?

Hi
I am 27 and i had a pap smear test and STD test.
I am HPV positive but the type is not included in 100 examined types.
is it dangerous?

Not usually: Usually the test only is positive in the more dangerous subtypes of virus. But to know exactly what virus it is and how extensive the dysplasia is requires further evaluation such as biopsy. The risk of dying or complications resulting in hysterectomy are very very low with appropriate follow-up..so please follow up promptly with your healthcare provider. ...Read more

5

5
What does STD test involve?

What does STD test involve?

There are a: Variety of tests depending on which std's are being evaluated for. ...Read more

7

7
Where can a person get a free STD test?

Planned parent hood: Usually you can get them at the planned parent hood and county or state facilities. If you are worried about being exposed or have symptoms of any kind you should abstain from having sexual encounters until you are checked out first. You also should let your partner or partners know. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
How long until I get my STD test results?

How long until I get my STD test results?

Depends: Depends on what tests were done and where they were sent to be interpreted. Most tests, however, will be back for sure within a couple of days. Some may be sent out to an outside lab and take longer. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
I know i'm clean, do I need to get a STD test?

I know i'm clean, do I need to get a STD test?

No testing: If you consider yourself a practitioner of truly safe sax, if you have no symptoms and if you have no physical findings....Then no, there is no need to test. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Quickest/ cheapest way to get panel STD test?

Health department: The local health department or Planned Parenthood clinic should do STD testing with charges on a sliding scale based on your ability to pay and both will be able to treat anything that comes back positive. Good luck. ...Read more

13

13
Which procedures are used during a full STD test?

Blood, urine, cultur: Blood will evaluate for: hiv, syphilis, hepatitis, hiv, and prev herpes exposures; the pap can screen for hpv, cultures or urine sample can be used to check for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomonas. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Help please? What is it like getting an STD test?

Help please? What is it like getting an STD test?

STD testing: Std testing can range from blood tests, to urine testing, to swabs of the vagina and cervix in women or swabs of the urethral in males. ...Read more

17

17
How can you approach an STD test with a new partner?

How can you approach an STD test with a new partner?

Simple tell him: That both of you need to be tested I am assuming that you are doing this as precautionary and tell him that if u get tested and he doesn't then no sex. ...Read more

19

19
Can I legally force my teenage kid to get an STD test?

No: All 50 states have laws allowing kids autonomy over dealing with stds. Although some states limit that to above ages 12 or 14 years old. In addition, its unethical to force teenagers to do anything medical (including drug and std testing). However, talk about this with your physician and allow him/her to discuss it with your child. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
20

20
Can you tell me how is an STD test performed for a guy?

Can you tell me how is an STD test performed for a guy?

Here are some ...: To decide what and how the STD-related tests be done largely relies on the result from a detailed personal and sex history and physical exam. For gono/chlamydia, taking fresh urine after no voiding for 3-4 hrs if possible and urethral swab are things to do; for HIV, syphilis, hepatitis, etc., taking blood for testing serum antibody concentration timely; for herpes, taking the fluid from lesions or ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,397 doctors shared insights

Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections can be viral, bacterial or caused by protozoa. They are ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
1,579 doctors shared insights

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (Definition)

A sexually transmitted disease is an infection which is ...Read more