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Early Detection = Easy Treatment For Many STDs

STD Treatment

Here’s another reason to get tested for sexually transmitted diseases  and to know your status. Early Treatment = Easy Treatment Here’s the good news. If you have a sexually transmitted disease such as Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis or Trichominosis and youClick here to read full article ›

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Where Do I Get an STD Test?

STD Testing from your Doctor

Your doctor can order STD tests for you, review STD test results with you and treat you for any STDs you have. However, the test results become part of your permanent medical record and the doctor must report your name and date of birth to the state health department if you test positive for an STD…. Click here to read full article ›

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Your “Confidential” STD Test Doesn’t Have Confidential Results

Mandatory Reporting of STD Test Results

Each state requires your doctor and laboratory to report your full name and address, phone number, social security number, date of birth, gender, race and more to the state health department when you test positive for an STD, including HIV…. Click here to read full article ›

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The Danger of Not Knowing You Have an STD

Worrying about STDs

The last thing you want to hear is that you have a sexually transmitted disease such as Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Crabs or Trichominosis. It’s embarrassing and it’s scary.  If you test positive, your gender, birth date and results will beClick here to read full article ›

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Porn Stars Get Free Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing and Treatment

Free Porn Star Screenings

According to XBiz, an adult industry news source, Talent Testing Service, an STD and HIV testing service for adult entertainers and their managers, announced a partnership with UCLA for a sexual health study of gonorrhea and chlamydia. The tests willClick here to read full article ›

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Dongle Gives HIV and Syphilis Test Results in 15 Minutes

HIV Test and Syphilis Tests With a Single Drop of Blood

Researchers developed an iPhone dongle that can test for HIV and syphilis with a single drop of blood and produce results in about 15 minutes…. Click here to read full article ›

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Test Your Knowledge of Sexually-Transmitted Diseases

Test Your Knowledge

The more you know about the different types of sexually-transmitted diseases, the more equipped you can become to avoid contracting one of these viruses. The more you know about their symptoms and treatment, the more likely it is you canClick here to read full article ›

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HIPPA Doesn’t Protect Your Positive STD Test Results

Government Reporting Allowed Without Notice

HIPPA doesn’t protect your positive STD test results when it comes to government reporting. In fact, they don’t even have to notify you that they have released your confidential information to the public health department…. Click here to read full article ›

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Most STD Tests are Not Confidential or Anonymous

Anonymous STD Test

See what happened when John visited his doctor to get a test for syphilis. Don’t let this happen to you!

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Anonymous STD Testing How-To Guide

Anonymous STD Testing

Follow the instructions in this guide to anonymous STD testing to get an accurate and anonymous test for sexually-transmitted diseases and HIV. The guide shows you how to protect your identity and to destroy all evidence that you even had a test. You might be able to get anonymous treatment over the phone from a doctor, depending on the STDs for which you test positive…. Click here to read full article ›

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FDA Grants Waiver for Rapid-Screening Syphilis Test

Rapid Syphilis Test

The FDA granted a waiver that makes it possible for health care clinics and community outreach centers to administer a syphilis test that provides accurate results in 12 minutes…. Click here to read full article ›

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Students Invent Condom That Changes Color With STDs

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Three students in the U.K. have invented a condom that changes color when it detects a sexually-transmitted disease. The boys, ages 14 and 15, … Click here to read full article ›

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STD Testing Lab Recommended for Total Anonymity

Recommendation

We researched and tested the STD test centers to determine the center that provides the most identity protection and confidentiality of test results. Based on this research, we recommend STD Check as the testing center to use for maximum confidentiality. When you follow the instructions in our free guide to anonymous STD testing and use STD Check, you can get a truly anonymous STD or HIV test…. Click here to read full article ›

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Types of HIV Tests

HIV Tests

There are three types of HIV tests that test for different indicators of HIV infection. The more sensitive test can also detect HIV earlier than other tests. … Click here to read full article ›

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Montgomery, Alabama Has the Highest STD Infection Rate

Montgomery, Alabama

Montgomery, Alabama had the highest STD infection rate per 100,000 people in 2013 for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, and the high infection rates are common throughout the state of Alabama…. Click here to read full article ›

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Cure for a Sexually-Transmitted Disease

Antibiotic Treatment for STDs

If you have a sexually-transmitted disease, there is not a single reason to wait to get tested and to get treatment. Delaying treatment makes the treatment more difficult and damage from the disease more permanent. If you wait too long, you won’t be able to have an anonymous STD test anymore…. Click here to read full article ›

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STD Infection and Reinfection Between Partners

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When your STD infection is cured, you can easily become reinfected if your partner wasn’t tested and treated for the STD at the same time. The CDC has a controversial program that provides two prescriptions to STD-infected patients: one for the patient and one for his partner…. Click here to read full article ›

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Confidential STD Testing is not Anonymous

Confidential STD Testing is Not Anonymous

A confidential STD test means that your test results are only shared with other people as required by law. Unfortunately, the law requires that positive test results are shared with the state health department and confidential STD test results are not anonymous…. Click here to read full article ›

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Where Can I Get an STD Test?

Where Can I Get an STD Test?

You can get an STD test from your doctor, at a public or private health clinic or online through an online laboratory…. Click here to read full article ›

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Startup Develops STD Testing Ring

STD Testing Ring - Hoope (Top View)

A startup company has developed a ring that sits on the thumb, numbs an area with vibrations, inserts a needle and takes a blood sample. The blood sample is split into four channels that simultaneously test for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and trichomoniasis. The results are sent to a smartphone in fewer than 60 seconds…. Click here to read full article ›

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Anonymous Partner Notification Service

Anonymous Partner Notification

When you follow the steps in our guide to anonymous STD testing, you are the only person who knows that you had an STD test and the results of the test. This means that the health department doesn’t follow upClick here to read full article ›

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NYC Closes Busiest STD Clinic

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In March 2015, New York’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, or DOHMH, closed the busiest free STD clinic in the city, without advance notification to the community and apparently without many plans to serve the 20,000 annual patients whoClick here to read full article ›

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STD Test Privacy = NONE

Confidential Test Results

There is no STD test privacy. That’s because most sexually-transmitted diseases are reportable diseases in every state. It means that someone has to submit a report to the health department every time there’s a positive test for an STD. WhileClick here to read full article ›

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Over the Counter STD Test

In Home STD Tests Home STD testing has finally come of age with the reliable Over the Counter STD test offered by My Lab Box. The company sends quality STD screening kits, discreetly packaged, to your home. The tests can be self-administered and takeClick here to read full article ›

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