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My question is about STDs. I've been with my partner now for

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Hi there,
My question is about STDs. I've been with my partner now for 7 years in a monogamous relationship. (I'm female and he's male.) It's recently occurred to me that we never had an STD test when we first got together (and I'm pretty sure we'd both had unprotected sex at some point before getting together.) Neither of us have had any symptoms over the 7 years (at least nothing that we've been aware of.) Now, do we both need to get tested? Or would one of us be OK to get tested? Are there any STDs that would be symptomless for this long - is there anything in particular we should be tested for? Or is a test unnecessary at this late stage? Thanks very much.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 11 months ago.

Ideally both partners should be tested.

In females PAP smear should be done apart from routine test like

VDRL,

HIV,

HCV,

HbsAg,

HSV 1&2 IgG,IgM

Test for Male

HbsAg

HCV

HIV

VDRL

Urine Routine Examination

HSV 1 & 2 IgG ,IgM

Usually HPV can be silent for long time.In women PAP smear test are done as a part of yearly physical examination and HPV test can be performed in cases with cervical dysplasia.

Expert:  Dr Anil Kumar replied 11 months ago.

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