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Old 04-01-2004, 11:44 AM   #4
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Re: hypochondriac STD Testing?

Originally Posted by desertdweller
The government is trying pretty hard to crack down on STD's so it shouldn't be too hard to get tested for free. Your local health dept. will do it along with PP. If I remember right, HIV, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis are tested through a blood sample. I was tested for Clamydia from a cervix culture, and my BF through a urine test.
...and herpes is also tested for via blood test. Trich is tested via culture. There are no tests available currently for HPV or molluscum contagium unless lesions are present to do a culture of.