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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 »
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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

Dallas County Offering Free STD Testing

...from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturday, testing will be available at the Martin Luther King Clinic, 2922 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Back to other news for February 2010 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: County Might Institute Fees for STD Testing

...Out-of-county residents would continue to be assessed $20 per test. Boone County ranked fourth in Missouri in the incidence of certain STDs, a situation Browning attributed to the health department being "very aggressive about offering... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DPH Launches Online STD Testing Program

...and finding sexual partners online," said Dr. Jeffrey Klausner, DPH's director of STD prevention and control. "The same way STDs are spread through networks and partnerships, we need networks and partnerships to prevent and treat them." Syphilis... Read more »
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STD TESTING>....... HELP!

Posted by GSAstudent
...I am currently studying product and service design at Glasgow School of Art. I need people to tell me there experiences of STD Clinics. Tell me how you felt about the procedures and what you feel would improve the overall experience of getting... 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 testing

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