Sexual Transmitted Diseases Testing

Patient: My son wants to be tested for stds, can this be done through our primary care physician or must he be referred to a specialist? What kind of test are performed?

Doctor: Testing for STDs is simple and relatively painless. There are various methods for testing, depending on the condition. S ome STDs can be detected through a urine sample or swab, while others may require a blood test. And absolutely yes, can be done through your primary care physician.