What STDs can a pap smear detect?

Answer A pap smear is designed to test for one type of STD: human papilloma virus, or HPV. Some strains of the HPV virus lead to abnormal cervical cells or cervical cancer. Early detection of HPV with a p... Read More »

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What kind of test is done for STDs?

Tests conducted for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) include a physical exam, in which a doctor will look closely at the genital area; a blood and urine sample, to test for presence of STDs in ... Read More »

What are the basic routine STDs tested for by swabbing?

STD tests that are conducted by using a genital swab can detect sexually transmitted diseases such as Chlamydia, HPV and gonorrhea. HIV can be detected using an oral swab test.Source:Planned Parent... Read More »

What are the symptoms of diabetes is it curable?

SymptomsAt first, your blood sugar level may rise so slowly that you may not know that anything is wrong. One-third of all people who have diabetes do not know that they have the disease. 1 If you ... Read More »

What are some curable forms of cancer?

Benign and/or localized cancers are generally easier to treat, as are cancers that are caught earlier (it takes time for cancers to grow and spread, so the later it's caught, the higher the chance ... Read More »