I wanted to know when you get a pap smear do they automatically test for stds?

No. No. If you have a concern about sexually transmitted infections, you need to see your gynecologist and express your concerns. While there are methods for testing paps for stis, this is not done routinely.

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Is there any other way to test for std's then with a pap smear? If there is how effective is it?

Yes cultures. Which are usually more accurate and can test for more different ones. Read more...
PAP not a test for. Stds. Pap may pick up some stds like hpv, trichomonas, herpes etc, but this test is not designed to detect stds. There are specific tests for different stds and depending on the clinical circumstance, your doctor can order specific tests, which may include, blood tests, urine test, and culture. Read more...

What causes break through bleeding that stops and starts for a month or more? Last preg test negative and stds test negative and pap smear cleared.

Break thru bleeding. If you are on oral birth control you should review with your gyn to change the pill you are taking If you are not then you still should review with your gyn to have her/him check your hormones. Read more...

Can a blood test be as reliable as a pap smear test for stds?

Different Tests. A pap smear looks only for hpv - a virus that causes cervical cancer. Other cervical swabs test for gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis and bacterial vaginosis. There is no blood test for those conditions. Other stds do require a blood test such as hepatitis and hiv. Read more...