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karibenitez
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Yes, I want to get tested for STDs.
What do they normally do at those tests?

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Heather
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A full STI screening for someone with a vulva typically involves a health history, a visual exam (where a healthcare provider looks at your genitals), a bimanual and speculum exam, then taking samples of your cervical cells, vaginal discharge, blood and urine to take to a lab and test for the various sexually transmitted infections.

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