Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) or sexually transmitted infections (STI) are exactly what they sound like – disease or infections that are transmitted from person to person during intercourse, oral, or anal sex. Did you know that approximately 1 out of 2 people will get an STD in their lifetime? They If you suspect you may be suffering from symptoms due to a STD or STI, we want you to know that we are here to help.
When to Get Tested
If you’re sexually active, it’s a good idea to get tested periodically just to be sure you do not have an STD or STI, because they may not carry any symptoms at all. However, if you have symptoms like sores on your genitals, abnormal discharge, or burning, itching or pain in the genitals it is a good idea to come in as soon as possible to get tested.
Types of Sexually Transmitted Diseases or Infections
There are many types of STDs and STIs. The most common are:
- Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
- Pubic lice
- And more – there are other STDs and STIs, and our team will make sure you have the most comprehensive results.
STD & STI Screening Tests
When being tested for sexually transmitted diseases or infections, there may be a variety of tests administered including:
- Blood Test
- Urine Test
- Genital Swab
Depending on your symptoms and history, the physician will determine which test(s) are appropriate for you. Regardless of the type of test, it’s quick, easy, and painless. You can be confident that our team will take care of you.
Schedule Your STD/ STI Screening Test Today
Sometimes you will have no symptoms or signs when you have an STD or STI but you can be a carrier and pass it along to others. If you are sexually active, we encourage you to get a test periodically at Mowery Women’s Clinic today. Call us at (785) 825-9024 to schedule your appointment.If you would like to read more information on signs and symptoms of STD/STIs, we recommend this website for up-to-date information.
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