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Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?...


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Testing for AIDS HIV and other STDs

Posted by Anonymous
Getting tested for the standard STD clinic tests works better than just getting one test because the tests are cross indicators. Often people with an STD have more than one infection.


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STDs and affecitng HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been tested at 3,6, and 10 months after my initial encounter of heterosexual unprotected vaginal sex. In all of these tests, I have been found to be negative. My question then is whether or not the prescence of something like chlamydia or... Read more »

Possible exposure to HIV/STDS?

Posted by James3, 1 Reply
Possible HIV/STD exposure
Hello everyone, I was in a situation recently that has given me some concern about possible HIV/STD exposure.

I am a male, always been with women but decided I wanted to try something with another guy. I met him online, and... Read more »

STDs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know you can't get infected with HIV through oral sex or fingering, but can a woman transmit any STDs to a man through: man receiving unprotect oral or man giving vaginal fingering? Read more »
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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 »

STDs and testing

Excluding HIV, what is the window-period for other STDs?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. This is actually a very complicated question. This is because STDs are actually an entire group of diseases. Therefore, you are dealing with many different answers. The following is a VERY GENERAL review of when... Read more »

Other STDs Affect HIV Test

Doctor Bob,You are a legend -Just a quickie - Can having another more common STD like Chlamydia, Gonnorhea etc have any affect on the HIV blood test ie. causing false negatives or extending window period?I have checked the archives but Im obviously...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Quickie question. Quickie answer. Nope! Concurrent STDs, such as chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis, will not affect HIV-antibody test results or change the duration of the window period.You're welcome!Dr. Bob... Read more »

regarding stds, hiv, aids etc

I recently went to get tested for everything. I am not sure if i an positive for any std, hiv or aids etc i hvnt recieved my results. But if i was infected could i pass on the infection to my daughter. By sneezing,coughing, spitting or with just a...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-No, I would not worry about you passing a genital std or hiv to your child through casual contact. The cold sore you describe is likely herpes type 1 which can be transmitted to your child by contact with an infectious area of the skin... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indiana: Teen-Led Event to Offer HIV Tests, Teach About STDs

Today, students from three central Illinois high schools are learning about HIV and STDs during an event at the Indianapolis Urban League. "Teens Get Tested" is the culmination of a year-long senior project by Indianapolis Metropolitan High School... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts Lt. Gov. Healey: Test Suspects in Sex-Crimes for STDs

On Tuesday, Lt. Gov. Kerry Healey told the Legislature's Joint Committee on the Judiciary that a bill to require sex offenders to undergo testing for HIV and other STDs "will provide crucial information and peace of mind to victims of sexual... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Where to Be Tested for STDs in Los Angeles

Thirteen clinics providing free testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases are operated by Los Angeles County Department of Health Services. Free and confidential HIV testing is also available at these clinics. Appointments are not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: AIDS Group Attacks STDs Through Girl Talk

The Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force is tackling teen STDs and pregnancies with the "Girl Talk Project" (GTP), a home-based outreach targeting small groups of African-American girls. "We gather six to 10 girls, 13-18 years old, and discuss STDs,... Read more »