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Sorry, I didn't want to get to "personal." I went in for my "annual" physical, and the ANRP told me she was going to run some cultures not explaining what or why. I have been married for 10 years, together with the same man for 20. I was not presenting any symptoms, so I said, sure, why not. My test results came back a few days later over email via the patient portal. Everything was normal, except for a high TSH level, and that I had gonorrhea. Yes, you read that right, I apparently had an STD. The email stated that my prescriptions were called into the pharmacy, and it was very easily treated, so I could do a course or two, and check back with them in October. This was also repeated in a phone call to the nurse at the clinic. It seemed as if no one cared about what I had, just that it was "easily" treated. I naturally wanted to kill my husband, because I know where I have never been, so he would have been the likely culprit. He flat out told me the test was wrong, and we will just go have a repeat test. I of course, am freaking out, so I messaged the ARNP back, asking her to repeat my test. I heard nothing back from her, and when I called the next day she wasn't in, so my husband called his Dr at the same clinic. He simply ordered a test for both myself and him. The nurse/LPN/MA whoever I met with explained what I needed to do to get a good test result, but when I asked her how accurate these tests were she told me that they were 99.9 percent accurate. That simply either myself or my husband were lying to each other. I was an emotional wreck looking at the possible demise of my marriage. A few days later, both of our tests came back negative, but then I got a call from one of the nurses there, saying that I will get a call from the state department because they have no choice about reporting this. I asked them not to, because it was a false positive, and I have no idea how it happened. She just simply said, it was out of her hands. I had lost all faith in that clinic, so I called customer service asking if I could be referred our to a specialist for a third test to be sure. I was told I could self refer for those issues, so I did. My third test came back negative, with a full guarantee, that I did not indeed have an STD. When I called the quality of care department, I told them the story, and have yet to hear back. That was one weak ago. I have been an emotional rollercoaster for the last month because of this. I am working on moving past this, and changing my insurance but this is still on my medical record. They have informed me that they can't legally remove this from my record, the can amend it but not remove it. As of today, there is nothing that I can see this has been attempted. I know people at the clinic, and would be mortified if they really thought I had this. I work in the medical field, and people will always talk. I just need to know how to move forward. Thank you for listening.
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