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rna test and std test

hi doctori had relations without protectionafter 28 days i did an std test and it was negativethen i waited 5 days (33 days after exposure) to do and RNA of hiv and it was negative before that day i was using benadryl for allergies it doesn't...
David Wohl, M.D.

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University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Medications will not affect results of the HIV RNA PCR (viral load test). DW... Read more »

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... Read more »

Testing of all std's -- thanks

My question relates to HIV, Herpes, HPV and other stds. What would the time frame be for accurate... Read more »
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Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »
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San Francisco: STD Testing Campaign for Gay Men Under Way

Following last year's successful campaign to promote STD testing among gay men, a team of San Francisco health advocates is once again calling for a "spring cleaning" during the month of April. The drive is the brainchild of Castroguys, a group of... Read more »
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Connecticut: State Health Officials Recommend Testing for STDs

The week of April 22 is designated Connecticut STD Testing Week, and state Department of Public Health officials are urging sexually active residents to get screened. One in four U.S. adults will have an STD at some point in their lifetime, said DPH... Read more »
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Indiana: Planned Parenthood to Offer Free STD Tests

As part of the "Get Yourself Tested" campaign and National STD Awareness Month, Planned Parenthood will offer free STD screenings at 19 locations across Indiana during April. The free tests will be available during the first week of the month and on... 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.

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