Blood tests and urine samples are used for the STD screening – depending on the tests that you choose, you may need to give a sample of both. Blood tests are used for testing the presence of any HIV antibody cells, these cells can be detected as early as 3 months after the virus has entered the body.
No one can really be for sure, STDs may not show symptoms until its done irreversible damage to your body. Be confident about your body and health – take the necessary steps to make sure that you are safe and get tested.
If you are sexually active, take the initiative for yourself and your partner; getting STD tested only shows that you are well informed about the important issues in being involved in a relationship. There are at home STD tests as well so you can get tested at home. It is not only showing concern for your own health but also for the well being of your partner.
Don’t be ashamed that you are a responsible individual who knows the importance of getting STD tested. Pick your STD test(s), and find a local testing facility where your sample is taken by certified professionals.