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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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Dr. Robert Killian
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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


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I'd like to get checked for any STI or std. Where do I get for these tests?

I'd like to get checked for any STI or std. Where do I get for these tests?

Blood and sex organ: Different stds have different incubation periods before testing accurate. It ranges from one week for gonorrhea, trichomonas and chlamydia to 6 months for hiv. That is why you must be very careful whom you take as a sex partner. Syphilis and hepatitis take about 6 weeks to detect. Discuss the specifics with your doctor or county health department. ...Read more

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If I get tested for STDs two and a half months after sex, do I still need to test a second time?

If I get tested for STDs two and a half months after sex, do I still need to test a second time?

STD testing: If you test negative for STDs, you only need to be tested if there has been another exposure or you have symptoms which concern you. ...Read more

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If my husband tests negative for stds, how could i get 1?

If my husband tests negative for stds, how could i get 1?

Who knows?: Being negative for stds on testing still does not guarantee for 100% saying no stds because all the tests have their false positive or negative result. Furthermore, many men and women are asymptomatic carriers notably for hpv, herpes, chlamydia, etc. In real life, we have to keep up good health to win the war against bacteria, yeasts, virus as much as we can through practicing healthy lifestyle. ...Read more

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Can women get urine tests for stds?

Can women get urine tests for stds?

Yes: There are urine tests that can pick up chlamydia and gonorrhea. Many other std's do not send anything into the urine. Blood tests are often required before these can be detected. ...Read more

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Where can a person get a free STD test?

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

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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

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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

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more