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Should I get tested after tiny drop of blood fall into my eyes?
Hi, and thanks for your question It would be very unlikely that an infection would get spread this way. Generally speaking, sexually transmitted infections are transmitted through sexual contact, not through the mode you describe. Of course if you have continuing concerns you could visit your family doctor for further assessment and follow up Let us know if this does not answer your question... Read Full Answer
I was wondering if it is normal for an 18 yr old male to be able to feel his lymph nodes which are about pea-sized. They are not causing any pain but I am worried it is std related.
Hi, and thanks for your question This can definitely be normal. Some people have bigger more palpable (able to be felt) lymph nodes very close to the surface of the body, especially if a person is on the thinner side. Others are naturally smaller and a bit deeper down and less easy to feel. The fact that they are not causing you any pain is a good thing. Of course we also do recommend... Read Full Answer
I have been having nausea and loss of appetite come and go and had protected sex about 4 months ago. I am very afraid I contracted and std or hiv. I feel my lymph nodes are a little swelled in my neck as well. What are these symptoms related to?
Hi, and thanks for your question. These symptoms could be related to any number of things ranging from viral or bacterial infections all the way to stress, fatigue and anxiety. However, they are not symptoms of any STI. If you are concerned about an STI from the encounter 4 months ago or any other sexual encounter we would recommend seeing a care provider for testing. Have a look at our... Read Full Answer
Hello, visit a massage parlour back in 2017 and a week later I had burning throat low blood pressure,slow heart rate,and soon after I start to have red spots on chest and back non itchy,I have itchy buttocks for couple months burning sensation on the skin of the testicles for months,felt tired and luck of energy overall,I have first tes for hiv and other stds at 3 weeks and 6 weeks test for shyphilis and hiv at 3 months,now I still have a red spots coming and go but one on my nose won’t clear...
Hi, and thanks for your question. The window period (the time between when a person comes in contact with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and when the STI will show up on a test) for HIV and for syphilis is 3 months. In fact, 95% of HIV tests are accurate after just 6 weeks but it can take up to 3 months for the final result. It sounds like you have tested several times after this 3... Read Full Answer
How long does it take for a std test
Hi thanks for your question. Usually an STD test can take about 20 minutes to half an hour depending on the person, their concerns and the tests being done. To find out more about STI testing please see https://smartsexresource.com/get-tested/tests-and-exams and to find a clinic near you please see https://smartsexresource.com/get-tested/clinic-finder Let us know if this does not... Read Full Answer