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why did i get tested for syphilis in my third trimester?

i thought i already had everything tested in my second trimester for any STD's and i was sent at my last appointment for a anemia and syphilis test, is this some routine thing? i have no reason to be scared or anxious but i am!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 2:40 AM on Apr. 7, 2009 in Pregnancy

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  • I think some tests need 2 parts to them, I am not sure though
    Amelora

    Answer by Amelora at 2:51 AM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • Hmm....I don't remember ever being tested for syphilis. But then again, I turn down all unnecessary testing including STDs. Can you just call and ask your doctor/midwife?
    fluud7

    Answer by fluud7 at 7:11 AM on Apr. 7, 2009

  • Im sure its nothing to worry about..... if im correct i think they have to do a blood test to test for syphilis... so the doc must have wanted to save you a trip... nothing to worry bout
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:01 PM on Apr. 7, 2009

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