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How Do You Get Tested For Std And Hiv

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Nystatin, Desonate and my HIV/STD test reliability.

Dear Dr. Bob, I apply Nystatin/Triamcinolon Acetonide cream 30gm for my anal itching, inside the anus as well as on the perianal area and i also apply Desonate 0.05% gel for my scalp itching on a big area on my scalp. I am applying that from couple...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Neither your Nystatin/Triamcinolone acetate cream nor your desonate gel will affect the validity of your HIV-antibody test results or alter the window period for seroconversion. Specialized (PCR) testing is not warranted.Thank you for Read more »

STD' s and HIV TEST Results

Hi Dr BobI have been sick for over the pass ten years with so many HIV sympthoms. Let me start by... Read more »

test for hiv hcv and other std

hi!i am from greece and i received oral sex from a person i don`t know.i want to know what are the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Cook County Jail to Resume HIV/STD Testing

... In what AIDS activists are calling a "tremendous step towards fighting HIV in Cook County," officials are reinstating HIV/STD testing at the Cook County jail after a three-year hiatus. "If we are to make a difference in the AIDS epidemic, we... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Celebrate Valentine's Day With HIV/STD Testing at the Health Department

... On Thursday, Valentines Day, the Genesee County Health Department in Flint is offering STD screening, including free HIV testing, and running a small health fair. The health fair is part of GCHDs fourth annual Black Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: A Free Precaution; Group Offers HIV, STD Tests, Prevention Information

...the region. Statewide, the outreach has been a huge success, said Steve Kowelski, senior public health adviser for the state's STD program. Thousands of people have been tested, and many more have learned how to reduce risky sexual behaviors, he... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mississippi: Free STD/HIV Testing Draws a Crowd to Pascagoula Soup Kitchen

...Friday, nearly 100 people visiting the Our Daily Bread (ODB) soup kitchen in Pascagoula took the opportunity to undergo free HIV and syphilis testing from the Mississippi Department of Health. At the Pascagoula site, people who tested also... Read more »
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A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor. Read more »

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 »

STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...How long do I have to wait to test for other STD's besides HIV? Read more »

STDs and affecitng HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...be negative. My question then is whether or not the prescence of something like chlamydia or gonnorhea could somehow taint HiV testing results. Read more »