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What Std Can Be Tested With Blood

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in search of some clarity please help thank you

i recently had sex with a girl freind and she was on her period, i guess it was a dumb move however i did use protection the condom was extend to the base of my penis although when i rolled it off i noticed blood on the inside of the condom more she...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...was no mucous membrane exposure (only intact skin on your penis), there is no risk there. The fact that she has been recently tested HIV negactive is further reassuring.Best,Joe Read more »

Getting Tested with My Partner

Rick, my partner and I would like to be tested for any sort of STD before having intercourse. Is... Read more »

What does the gram stain test for exactly?

Does the gram stain test only for gonorrhea or chlamydia or other sexually transmitted diseases? My... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are diseases and infections that... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

The HIV-STD Connection

... Years ago, many people considered HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as totally separate issues (some people still think so today). As youwill see, these issues really are interrelated with one Read more »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- Newly-Admitted Patient With a Penile Lesion

...may infect others through sexual encounters. Incarcerated persons entering correctional facilities are at high risk for having sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) because of the high prevalence of risky sexual behaviors and limited access to... Read more »
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Blood tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Do they automatically check for HIV in regular blood tests, or if you give blood? If they do check for hiv when you give blood, do they tell you you have it? Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am Read more »

STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...want to test for other STD's. I am in the military and the Corpsman told me that a urinalysis will test to see if any white blood cells are in my urine. If so, then there is an infection and he'll send me to the hospital to test for which one. If... Read more »

testing question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a doctor appointment this friday, and i want him to screen me for std's by way of a blood test. is the normal blood test effective, or should i ask for a certian one? also, how long does it take to get the results back? Read more »