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Is is important to retest for STD infection after treatment?

Patient: What does it mean when you have to get retested for an std

 

 

Doctor: After completing treatment for STD, the only way to be sure of an effective treatment is to a repeat STD test which is m ost probably the cases here. A treatment failure would require a culture of the organism to see which drugs it is susceptible to.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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