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When to test for STD's (Please answer very worried)

Hey Dr. Bob, I had a few questions, hope you can answer them.1) How long should I have waited to test for STD's. I tested at 56 days and all the STD's came back negative. Was that enough time?2) Can you get HCV from cunninglus if there was no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello J,1. 56 days is long enough for STD screening, except for HIV, which requires a full three months.2. No.3. A negative HIV-antibody test at 80 days is extremely encouraging. Read more »

Nystatin, Desonate and my HIV/STD test reliability.

Dear Dr. Bob, I apply Nystatin/Triamcinolon Acetonide cream 30gm for my anal itching, inside the... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

...than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Editorial Commends Washington D.C.'s STD Testing Initiative in High Schools

... "The statistics behind" Washington D.C.'s expanded effort to offer voluntarily, confidential testing for sexually transmitted diseases in high schools "show why it is necessary," a Washington Post editorial states. "Of the 3,000 students... 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 »

my last tests for STD's

Posted by notanonymous, 4 Replies
hopefully my last ever! i waited a few weeks extra to rule out any possible second-guessing. i went to a doctor yesterday that is a distant friend of the family and got him to order everything so i can forget about this whole thing although i... Read more »

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 »

STD testing

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