Quick & Confidential STD Screening
UrgentWay offers quick, accurate, comfortable, and affordable STD screening. Our highly trained staff ensures your comfort before starting STD screening.
What STD Testing Should I Get?
- People between the age of 13-64 must have at least one HIV test.
- All sexually active women under the age of 25 should be screened annually for gonorrhea and chlamydia. Women age 25 and above with risk factors such as new or multiple sex partners or a sex partner with an STD should also be tested annually for gonorrhea and chlamydia.
- All pregnant women should be tested for syphilis, HIV, and hepatitis B early in pregnancy. Pregnant women are at risk so they should also be screened for chlamydia and gonorrhea early in pregnancy. Tests should be repeated as they needed to protect the health of pregnant women.
- All sexually active gay and bisexual men should be screened at least once a year for syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. Those with multiple or anonymous partners should get tested at least after interval of every 3 to 6 months.
- Anyone who has unprotected sex or shares injecting equipment should be tested for HIV at least once a year.
Our experienced health care professionals will discuss your health and counsel you on preventative care and healthy choices.
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You have question before deciding to get STD screening? Don’t worry! Just take a look at our FAQs.
Should I get tested for STDs?
In most cases, STDs are asymptomatic. Testing is the only way to know for sure if you have an STD. If you are involved in any sexual activity which you think can be source of transmitting any of STD. It’s perfect to contact your doctor to get tested.
I think I have STD symptoms. Should I get tested?
If you have/ had sexual contact with another person and notice any signs of an STD, talk to your doctor about getting tested. The symptoms of STDs may come and go over time, but that doesn’t mean the STDs are gone. Usually, STD symptoms are so mild that they don’t bother you, but you should still see your doctor. if you notice something that even doesn’t bother you.
Different STDs have different symptoms. Signs of sexually transmitted diseases include:
- sores or bumps on and around the genitals, thighs, or buttocks
- strange discharge from the vagina or penis
- burning sensation when urinating and / or frequent urination
- itching, pain, irritation, and / or swelling of the penis, vagina, vulva, or anus
- flu-like symptoms such as fever, body aches, swollen glands, and fatigue
All of these symptoms can be caused by things that are not sexually transmitted. So, getting tested is the only way to know for sure what’s going on. Your doctor will help you figure out what kinds of testing or treatment you may need. Tell them about:
- Your symptoms
- What type of sexual contact you have had (such as vaginal, anal, or oral sex, or anything that involves skin-to-skin contact with your genitals or the production of sexual fluids)
- Are you using condoms and / or dental pads?
It is very important to get tested if you think you have an STD, because some STDs can cause serious health problems if left untreated. Plus, having an STD increases your chances of contracting other STDs such as HIV. And it’s best to know right away if you have an STD so you don’t pass it on to others.
The idea of being tested may seem daunting, but try to relax. The most common STDs can be easily treated with medication. And incurable STDs often have treatments to help you with your symptoms and reduce your chances of passing the STD on to someone else. Thus, the sooner you know you have an STD, the sooner you can start caring for yourself and your partner.
Important Facts & FAQs
Who can get a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)?
How can I protect myself from an STD?
- Get vaccinated (Hepatitis B and HPV) before getting sexually active
- Reduce the number of sexual partners
- Make sure your partner is healthy and tested for STD’s as well
- Use appropriate protection such as condoms
- Get frequent STD screening
What are the signs and symptoms of an STD?
- Fever/Flu-like symptoms
- Presence of rash, sore or wart on genitals
- Genital itching or burning
- Painful urination
- Vaginal discharge, pain during intercourse or bleeding between periods in women
- Penile discharge or testicular pain in men
- Swollen regional lymph nodes
- Pain/Pressure sensation in the abdomen
Which Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) does UrgentWay provide screening for?
- HPV (warts)
If I am under 18, do I need written or oral permission from a parent in order to receive STD screening?
No written or oral permit required. New York state law permits under 18 to receive STD screening without parental permission.
How much does an STD screen cost?
Your health insurance should most likely cover the costs of an STD screen. No insurance, no worries! Patients without insurance can also get an STD screening. For further inquiry, please call (877 276 9006).