How much can STD testing cost?

Depends. There are lots of things that could be tested for including aids, syphyllis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, hepatitits, hpv, etc. Might need samples from mouth, vagina and anus. You can't test yourself very easily, you need swabs of body parts and blood tests to do it all. Cash paying customers frequently can get a discount. Uninsured patients might be able to get free testing from the health department.

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How expensive is STD testing?

Cheaper than infecti. Cheaper than dealing with the outcomes from the infection. For instance - a pap smear looking for the outcomes of hpv - cancer or its precursors - may cost a couple hundred bucks. Dealing with cancer costs 10's or 100's of thousands! most insurances will cover the cost and if not, health depts and clinics offer low cost testing and care. Read more...
Depends. Find a local clinic where this can be done cheaply or even free. Try your local health department first. Read more...

How accurate is urine std testing using NAAT?

Here are some ... In the US, whatever approved by its FDA & marketed is considered to be reasonably safe, effective, & accurate although some frauds may still exist. But in comparison, that is best we can come by due to its highest transparency; of course, nothing is perfect and behind what we know always still hides a lot what we don't know. So, NAAT testing is good enough for daily use. More? Ask Doc timely. Read more...

How would I be able to find a place that has free and confidential STD testing for teens?

Dept of Health. A few places to check: local department of health, call your local hospital, or look up public health clinics. Also ask any local md office for advice on where to go. Read more...
Health department . Just search online for "health department" plus your zip code. You will be directed to your local health department where you can get free or low cost std testing, counseling and birth control. Read more...

Hello, I have a question about STD testing results. I wanted to know how accurate my herpes testing was?

Limitations. The blood tests indicate past exposure to type 1 (usually oral) or type 2 (usually genital) but do not tell you where or when. They will also not turn positive for 2 or 3 months if exposure is recent. Read more...
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I had unsafe sex 2 years ago. Had STD testing done 2 years later everything negative. How do I move past the STD worrying? Everything was negative!

STD. If you were negative then, chances are that you are free and clear. If you want to move on, you could repeat all now and confirm that you are still negative. Read more...
Anxiety. If you are obsessing over this, get retested, and then consult with a good clinical psychologist and have a frank discussion with an open mind. You may need several sessions or more to get over this. There is no objective reason to be worrying at this point, and this becomes a psychological issue. Read more...

Do insurance companies cover STD testing?

Mostly, yes. There are way too may insurance types in the world, and way too many variables among them to answer this question fully. Also, you may have a deductible and still have to pay. However, by and large, the answer is yes - its should be covered. However - you can call your insurance company and ask them specifically if it would be covered. Read more...
Yes. They absolutely do. I haven't heard of one not covering std testing. If you have a high deductible, there may be an out of pocket cost for you however. Read more...