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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the...
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std blood tests and false negatives

Hi,i would like to know if anything can cause false negative results for a blood std test(HIV I,II,Hepatitis B,C,syphillis)except for the time period(is it 3 months?).I assume nothing because when i tested doctors didn't ask me anything except...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You're right, not waiting enough time can cause a false negative. There are some things, in rare instances, that can cause a test to "mess up" but then the result would be "indeterminate." In those... Read more »

std or hiv testing

2 months ago i gave blood and urine tests. and the results were clean.. my question : Is it possible to have and STD and HIV if tests results were clean? Does those test shows STD or HIV?...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,HIV/STD tests are very good at telling us whether someone is infected. The key point is whether you've waited long enough after a risky situation to be tested. The general time to wait for HIV/STDs overall is 3 months... 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 window periods for hiv and hcv.i was tested for hiv on the 3rd month and it was negative.i just want to be 100% sure for all the std`s.thank you in...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis C is transmitted through blood to blood exposure so I wouldn't test for this exposure. I think your negative HIV test at 3 months is also reassuring since this was a low risk exposure.... Read more »

Can I be infected when I take an HIV/STD test?

Hello,I was wondering if it's possible to get HIV's/STD's after being tested for them in a clinic? I got an HIV/STD test 1 year and 7 months after having sex. Both times were protected. After my HIV/STD test, all the results came back...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from getting tested for HIV. Needles are never reused. And yes HSV is what causes cold sores. Be well and stay safe, Shannon... 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.

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STD testing

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

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STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have been concerned about a possible exposure. I started out having protected sex with a sex worker. When she rolled over the condom came off and she stared to go w/o it... maybe about 1 minute. Then I stopped her and she put another on. We... Read more »

HIV & STD's

Posted by Carrie, 3 Replies
My boyfriend who is poz was just at a dr appointment today because of a large growing lump they think is cancer in his lungs, and they suggested he also get tested for syphilis. He freaked and left the dr without having the tests for the lump or the... Read more »