How often should I get STD tested?
At least once a year for syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. Those who have multiple or anonymous partners should be tested more frequently (e.g., every 3 to 6 months). At least once a year for HIV and may benefit from more frequent HIV testing (e.g., every 3 to 6 months).
What do most STD tests cover?
Since there is no way to test for every STD, medical professionals usually test for the most common types of disease, which include gonorrhea, HIV and chlamydia. The STD testing covers anywhere from six to 14 STDs, depending on where you get the test taken.