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What test should be done to find sexually transmitted diseases?

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Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2013 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: Hi, I need to know what tests I need to do in order to find out if I have any sexually transmitted diseases?
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Answered by Dr. Rhea Chanda 12 minutes later
Hi,
Although there are several types of STDs most can be identified with blood tests or urethral swabs. HIV,Hep B,syphilis,gonorrhea,herpes, are some of the commonest stds.
There are blood tests available for all of them.All you have to do is mention to your doctor that you want to screen for them.
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