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How To Check For Stds

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Name of test to check STDs including HIV

Which test I need to do for checking STDs including HIV?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Diagnosis of different sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, require different procedures. For diagnosis of HIV infection, the most reliable and widely used tool is the antibody screening assay (like the EIA or ELISA). For syphilis,... Read more »

Other STDs Affect HIV Test

Doctor Bob,You are a legend -Just a quickie - Can having another more common STD like Chlamydia,... Read more »

wish you covered other stds

Hi Doc,God, I love your wit and hilarious sense of humor when it comes to kids who are ok but... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Little Progress in Stemming STDs

Health experts estimate there are 19 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States each year, up from 15 million about ten years ago. The numbers are not exact because not all STDs are reported to CDC, and some people do... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Partner Treatment Eyed for STDs

Speaking Tuesday at CDC's 2008 National STD Prevention Conference, the director of the agency's Division of STD Prevention called expedited partner therapy, in which women with curable STDs are given drugs to treat their male partners, a "promising... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Steamy TV, No Discussion Lead to More STDs

Each year in Illinois, state-funded public health clinics screen more than 170,000 people for STDs, according to Charlie Rabins, chief of the STD program at the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH). New cases of chlamydia in Illinois reached... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

After Hookups, E-Cards That Warn, "Get Checked"

This year, inSPOT, the online STD partner notification system, plans to develop a national Web site. The program currently operates in 11 cities, including New York City, and 10 states. The system was developed in 2004 by the Oakland-based... Read more »
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Am I infetcted.. not hiv.. but other STDs though..

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
First of all, I know this is an HIV site, but the description for this forum included worries about STDs.


I had gotten tested for HIV 12 weeks after, I am negative (which is great because I was really stressing).

So, about 3 weeks ago, I started... Read more »

stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 5 Replies
obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked??

thanks Read more »

Check for other sexually transmitted diseases too

Posted by Anonymous
How to get the standard STD clinic tests when you go and get tested for AIDS HIV :
Ask the doctor or clinician to check for throat, for urethral, for anal and for blood STDs.

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check out this forum

Posted by Anonymous
http://www.medhelp.org/forums/STD/wwwboard.html Read more »