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Types of std Tests

Burning Urination
Burning Urination

Few months ago, I had unprotected sex and now I feel there is something wrong with me. I have symptoms that my penis burning after urination. I was thinking it could be some sexually transmitted disease, so I visited doctor. However, STD tests for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea came back negative, so I do not know what to think, have you any idea.

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Chlamydia
Chlamydia

Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that’s easily cured with antibiotics. It’s one of the most common STDs & most people who have it don’t show any symptoms Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that’s easily cured with antibiotics.

Chlamydia Urine, Pain Free
Chlamydia Urine, Pain Free

Urine chlamydia tests and gonorrhea tests are a lot more pleasant than urethral or cervical swabs. In some places STD urine testing can be a bit difficult to find. However, it's getting easier and easier every year. That's particularly true for gonorrhea and chlamydia, where urine tests are quickly becoming standard practice.

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Discharge
Discharge

Trichomoniasis, an STD caused by a protozoan parasite, is also commonly associated with vaginal discharge with a strong, unpleasant odor. Getting tested is the first step in determining whether an STD is the cause of vaginal discharge. Frequent STD testing also prevents the progression of STDs that may be present but not showing symptoms.

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Genital Herpes (With Symptoms)
Genital Herpes (With Symptoms)

Genital herpes is a common STD; however, many people who have this sexually transmitted disease don't know they have it. Genital herpes frequently has no symptoms, so you can be infected and contagious without knowing it.

source: webmd.com
Genital Herpes(no Symptoms)
Genital Herpes(no Symptoms)

Genital herpes is a common STD; however, many people who have this sexually transmitted disease don't know they have it. Genital herpes frequently has no symptoms, so you can be infected and contagious without knowing it.

source: webmd.com
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Gonorrhea
Gonorrhea

Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that’s easily cured with antibiotics. It’s sexually transmitted, and most people with gonorrhea don’t have symptoms. Gonorrhea is a bacterial infection that’s easily cured with antibiotics.

Gonorrhea Urine, Pain Free
Gonorrhea Urine, Pain Free

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by infection with the Neisseria gonorrhoeae bacterium. N. gonorrhoeae infects the mucous membranes of the reproductive tract, including the cervix, uterus, and fallopian tubes in women, and the urethra in women and men.

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Hepatitis B:
Hepatitis B:

2015 STD Treatment Guidelines (June 4, 2015) Emerging Issues - Hepatitis C; Viral Hepatitis A and B; Screening Recommendations Hepatitis B and C; You can find complete information on Viral Hepatitis at CDC's Viral Hepatitis topic site. Viral Hepatitis Topic Site

source: cdc.gov
Hepatitis C:
Hepatitis C:

Hepatitis C cannot be transmitted through mosquito bites. There are no records of known hepatitis C transmissions through mosquito bites worldwide. How hepatitis C testing works. The Hepatitis C Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA) test is a blood test that searches for antibodies to the virus that causes hepatitis C.

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Herpes 2 IgG Abs
Herpes 2 IgG Abs

Herpes IgG tests are one type of blood test for the herpes simplex virus (HSV). Herpes blood tests look for the body's immune reaction to a herpes infection. They don't search directly for the virus. Because the immune reaction takes time to develop after the time of infection, it's not immediately detectable.

Herpes and HIV
Herpes and HIV

Genital herpes is an STD contracted from either the HSV-1 or HSV-2 virus. Genital herpes cases are predominantly caused by the HSV-2 virus, but HSV-1 cases are growing steadily due to oral sex. When symptoms appear, genital herpes presents itself as sores or lesions on the genitals, anus or upper thighs.

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HIV
HIV

Should I get tested for STDs? Most of the time, STDs have no symptoms. Testing is the only way to know for sure if you have an STD. So if you’ve had vaginal, anal, or oral sex, talk with a doctor or nurse about getting tested.

HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody
HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody

Because HIV p24 antigen is detectable before seroconversion, fourth-generation assays can detect HIV-1 during acute infection; the inclusion of HIV-1 and HIV-2 antibodies allows detection after seroconversion, when p24 antigen becomes undetectable.

HPV
HPV

Can I get tested for HPV? No, there is currently no approved test for HPV in men. Routine testing (also called ‘screening’) to check for HPV or HPV-related disease before there are signs or symptom, is not recommended by the CDC for anal, penile, or throat cancers in men in the United States.

source: cdc.gov
HPV (Genital Warts)
HPV (Genital Warts)

HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI). HPV is a different virus than HIV and HSV (herpes). 79 million Americans, most in their late teens and early 20s, are infected with HPV. There are many different types of HPV. Some types can cause health problems including genital warts and cancers.

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No Symptoms
No Symptoms

Recognizing the symptoms is a start, but you won't always notice chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, and other STDs. You'll need to get tested to protect yourself -- and your partner. Fortunately, all of these common STDs can be treated, and most can be cured.

source: webmd.com
Pain During Intercourse
Pain During Intercourse

Dyspareunia (dis-puh-ROO-nee-uh), or pain during sex, can be a serious problem that can affect your sexual relationship with your partner. It is typically defined as recurrent or persistent pain in the genital region just before, during, or after intercourse.

Painful Urination
Painful Urination

Painful urination, also referred to as dysuria, is the discomfort or burning sensation that occurs when urinating. This is usually felt in the urethra, the tube that carries urine out of your bladder.

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I don’t have any symptoms — do I still need to get tested? You can’t tell if you have an STD just by the way you look or feel — most of the time, people with STDs don’t have any symptoms. So the only way to know for sure if you (or your partner) have an STD is to get tested. Take our quiz to find out if it’s time for you to get tested.

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Syphilis
Syphilis

Tertiary syphilis is associated with severe medical problems. A doctor can usually diagnose tertiary syphilis with the help of multiple tests. It can affect the heart, brain, and other organs of the body. How can I reduce my risk of getting syphilis? The only way to avoid STDs is to not have vaginal, anal, or oral sex.

source: cdc.gov
Syphilis RPR Most Popular Screening
Syphilis RPR Most Popular Screening

How we test for Syphilis. Our physicians use the Rapid Plasma Reagin (RPR) syphilis test, which looks for antibodies that fight a syphilis infection. If positive, a Treponemal Pallidum Assay (TPA) test is used to confirm the presence of the bacteria.

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Trichomoniasis
Trichomoniasis

Trichomoniasis (or “trich”) is a very common sexually transmitted disease (STD). It is caused by infection with a protozoan parasite called Trichomonas vaginalis. Although symptoms of the disease vary, most people who have the parasite cannot tell they are infected.

source: cdc.gov
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Vaginal Itching
Vaginal Itching

Vaginal itching (pruritis) is an uncomfortable symptom that women can experience for a number of reasons. For women who are sexually active, oftentimes the first concern that springs to mind is that the itching could be caused by an STD.

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