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Scabies 


- physical exam by looking at the symptoms

- test a cell sample

- biopsy

 


Syphilis (caused by bacteria)


- test a fluid sample taken from a chancre, or syphilis sore

- test a patient's blood sample


Pelvic Inflammatory Disease or PID


- test a blood sample

- pelvic examination

- test a discharge sample taken from the vagina or cervix

- use a special instrument called laparoscopy that is inserted into the navel by cutting a small opening to be able to examine the reproductive organs


Herpes (caused by virus)


- test a patient's blood sample

- test a fluid sample taken from a patient's herpes sore


Chlamydia (caused by bacteria)


- test a patient's discharge sample taken from the urethra, vagina, or anus

- test a cell sample taken from the penis, vagina, anus, or cervix- test a urine sample