When you get tested for STD s, do you have to get your blood drawn? What other ways can you get tested and for which diseases?
How you get tested depends on which infection you’re getting tested for. And some infections can be tested for in more than one way. Your test may include a
Sometimes a diagnosis can be made based on your symptoms and/or a physical exam. Treatment could be prescribed right away. Other times, your health care provider may need to send a sample to a lab to be tested. In that case, the results may not be available for several days or weeks.
Learn more about STD testing.