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What kinds of tests can find STDs?

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Your doctor can diagnose STDs during a physical exam, through a Pap smears, and by testing blood, urine, and genital and anal secretions.

SOURCES:  American Academy of Family Physicians. 

Centers for Disease Control National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention. 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Hepatitis B Foundation.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 14, 2017

SOURCES:  American Academy of Family Physicians. 

Centers for Disease Control National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention. 

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 

Hepatitis B Foundation.

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on November 14, 2017

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