Do regular doctors do STD testing?
The doctor or nurse practitioner can check you for any STDs with a simple exam and a blood test or urine test.
If it turns out that you do have an STD, the doctor or clinic can start treating you..
What does Chlamydia look like?
Chlamydia symptoms can include pus-like yellow discharge; frequent or painful urination; spotting between periods or after sex; and/or rectal pain, bleeding, or discharge.
Does CVS do STD testing?
Our providers can review the results of urine or blood tests that are ordered and collected by an outside lab to determine if you have an STD, and provide a treatment recommendation, which may include a prescription.
Do Most insurances cover STD testing?
Because of the Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), many insurance plans cover STD testing. So you can probably get STD testing for free or at a reduced price if you have health insurance. STD testing can also be free or low cost with Medicaid and other government programs.
Can your parents see what you use your insurance for?
Basically, your parents can get some basic information about any activity that happens using their insurance. Since birth control (other than condoms) requires a prescription or office visit, you won’t be able to go under the radar and use their insurance for the visit or to pick up the prescription.
Can you get tested for STDs without your parents knowing?
In most states, once you are 13, you can get checked and tested for STDs without a parent’s involvement. Many family doctors or pediatricians will agree to treat their teen patients confidentially. That means they won’t tell parents or anyone else unless you say it’s OK.