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Consequences For Not Getting Tested For Std

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STD Testing

If I test positive for STD gonorrena, syphilis does my doctor report it to the health department
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Yes, some sexually transmitted diseases, such as HIV and syphilis, are reported to the health department. This helps epidemiologists keep track of how the epidemic Read more »

PLEASE ANSWER.Possible HIV infection, reliability of STD testing services offered on Internet, etc

Dear Dr. Bob,First, Happy, Happy New Year to you and your partner.! Second, I would like to thank... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Frequency Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Attending Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics: Implications for HIV Prevention and Surveillance

... In the current study, researchers sought to describe trends in HIV testing occurrence and frequency among men who have sex with men (MSM) seeking treatment at four STD clinics and to define factors associated Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United States: Perceived Everyday Racism, Residential Segregation, and HIV Testing Among Patients at a Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic

...remain undiagnosed, the researchers noted. The proportion of diagnoses among blacks is increasing, and blacks may obtain HIV testing at higher rates than do other racial/ethnic groups, according to surveys. In the current study, the authors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FDA Questions Drug Store Tests for Sexually Transmitted Diseases

On Thursday, the Food and Drug Administration sent a letter warning Identigene that its over-the-counter test to detect chlamydia and gonorrhea has not been approved by the agency. The product is being sold at most Rite Aid stores. Steve Smith,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles County

...representing 48 Los Angeles health care clinics. Fifty percent of clinics reported using a written or electronic protocol for STD testing. Clinics with such protocols were significantly more likely to report questioning patients at each visit... Read more »
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How soon to test for STD's

Posted by again, 1 Reply
...So, how soon can one test for STD's other than HIV? Is 1 week enough so that if the tests come back negative, can rest? Read more »

Testing for AIDS HIV and other STDs

Posted by Anonymous
...Getting tested for the standard STD clinic tests works better than just getting one test because the tests are cross indicators. Often people Read more »

Did you get the other standard STD tests yet?

Posted by Anonymous
...Did you get the other standard STD tests yet?... Read more »

STD test "time table" ?

Posted by Hawaii_Guy, 1 Reply
...Hey, does anyone know at what point in time testing for STD is past the incubation period? I tested 5 days 'afterwards" and if that is not enough time -- would definitely test Read more »