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I wanted to know how reliable a Blood test is versus an internal swab from within the penis?
I would like to get tested. But I don't want to have a blood test done only to find out that I should've have the "swab/q-tip" test done.
I guess I don't know which one is best or the difference.
I would also say that I'm not sure which disease to test for.
I presume it would be a multiple disease test.

My main question would be which type of test is best... internal swab or blood test?
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Swab or urine tests for gonorrhea or chlamydia.  Blood tests for HIV, syphilis, hepatitis, and herpes. There is no one testing method for all std's.
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