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A. An STD is a Sexually Transmitted Disease
A. STD’s are transmitted through unprotected sexual intercourse, intravenous drug use, or nonsexual contact such as kissing, childbirth or breastfeeding. Herpes-1 can be transmitted through mouth-to-mouth contact but most STDs are transmitted through sexual intercourse and intravenous drug use
A. Gonorrhea, syphilis, HIV, herpes, chlamydia, and hepatitis
A. Some symptoms of an STD are sores on the genitals, discharge, itching, a burning sensation during urination, dark or smelly urine, strange rashes or spots on your body, bumps, blisters, warts, or lesions on the genitals, unusual odors, and white spots in your pubic hair
B. You may have no symptoms even if you do have an STD. Some STD’s lie dormant in your body and break out suddenly. You can unknowingly be infected and transmit STDs to others. The only way to know if you have an STD is to get tested.
Abstaining from all sexual activity and intravenous drug use are the only ways to completely avoid contracting an STD. Ensure that you and your partner are tested before engaging in sexual activity of any kind.
A. Chlamydia and gonorrhea tests are performed using either a urine or blood sample. HIV, oral herpes, genital herpes, hepatitis A, B, and C, and syphilis tests are performed using a blood sample
A. Most results are available 1 or 2 days after visiting our lab for testing
A. Yes, we accept healthcare insurance
B. We also accept easy pay options like cash, credit card, and debit card, prepaid cards with the MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or American Express logo
A. Our STD tests are FDA-approved and our Lab is CLIA-certified. We use strict methods of quality control to ensure the accuracy of your results.