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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 to test for STD's. I tested at 56 days and all the STD's came back negative. Was that enough time?2) Can you get HCV from cunninglus if there was no...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello J,1. 56 days is long enough for STD screening, except for HIV, which requires a full three months.2. No.3. A negative HIV-antibody test at 80 days is extremely encouraging. Read more »

Nystatin, Desonate and my HIV/STD test reliability.

Dear Dr. Bob, I apply Nystatin/Triamcinolon Acetonide cream 30gm for my anal itching, inside the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Cook County Jail to Resume HIV/STD Testing

...In what AIDS activists are calling a "tremendous step towards fighting HIV in Cook County," officials are reinstating HIV/STD testing at the Cook County jail after a three-year hiatus. "If we are to make a difference in the AIDS epidemic, we... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Editorial Commends Washington D.C.'s STD Testing Initiative in High Schools

... "The statistics behind" Washington D.C.'s expanded effort to offer voluntarily, confidential testing for sexually transmitted diseases in high schools "show why it is necessary," a Washington Post editorial states. "Of the 3,000 students... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington, D.C., Makes Improvements on HIV/AIDS Efforts, but More Work to Be Done, Report Finds; District Expands STD Testing Pilot Program for Students

...related news, district officials are expanding a pilot program to all high schools in the coming year that offers tests for sexually transmitted diseases to students, the Post reports. The program began last year at eight local high schools... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: County Might Institute Fees for STD Testing

...officials in Boone County, Missouri -- home of the flagship campus of the University of Missouri -- want to begin charging for STD testing, but at the same time worry that fees will deter some people from getting tested. Stephanie Browning,... 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
...tests in june. i'll post back when i get my results. by the way, i'm glad to hear all of my fellow dirty dozens have always tested neg and getting past the HIV thing slowly but surely like myself. i think it is cool that some of us are trying to... Read more »

STD testing

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

STD test "time table" ?

Posted by Hawaii_Guy, 1 Reply
...Hey, does anyone know at what point in time testing for STD is past the incubation period? I tested 5 days 'afterwards" and if that is not enough time -- would definitely test Read more »