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Everything You Need To Know About Hepatitis B Testing

Everything You Need To Know About Hepatitis B Testing

February 14, 2018

Hepatitis B is a highly contagious liver disease spread through direct contact with infected blood and other bodily fluids, sexual intercourse, intravenous drug injection, etc. The disease can also be passed on from mothers to children during childbirth. Read our latest guide to learn how to prevent or detect this dangerous disease.

Everything You Need To Know About Trichomoniasis Testing

Everything You Need To Know About Trichomoniasis Testing

January 5, 2018

On a world scale, trichomoniasis is more common than chlamydia and gonorrhea, with more than 5 million new cases every year in the US alone. The main issue with this STD is the fact that you or your doctor can’t rely on symptoms to diagnose it. Read our guide to learn all about the testing solutions you have at your disposal if you suspect a trich infection.

gonorrhea testing

Everything You Need To Know About Gonorrhea Testing

December 26, 2017

Gonorrhea is one of the most common STDs in the US, with more than 700,000 people infected each year. Detecting gonorrhea early and getting the right treatment is essential since this STD can cause permanent health problems and even death if undiscovered and left untreated. Read this post to learn all about the testing options available for gonorrhea.

herpes testing by blood sample

Everything You Need To Know About Herpes Testing

December 26, 2017

Herpes is an STD that appears in two forms. It is very important to know the type of infection you were potentially exposed to in order to take appropriate steps and get proper treatment. Read our detailed guide to all the testing solutions currently available and learn all about the causes of the infection and testing procedures.

5 Serious Complications Of Untreated STIs

5 Serious Complications Of Untreated STIs

December 22, 2017

Sexually transmitted diseases can cause lasting health problems if detected too late and even death if left untreated for a prolonged period of time. The best way to deal with the most common infections in the US is to educate yourself and test regularly even if you think you don’t have any cause for concern. Learn more about STD dangers in our new post.

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Everything you need to know about Chlamydia Tests

December 19, 2017

Chlamydia is the most commonly reported sexually transmitted disease in the US, which makes education about its cause, testing options, and treatment a very important segment of our lives. Read our latest post to learn all about the different testing solutions for chlamydia and what you can expect once you decide to go through with the procedure.

Does Insurance Cover STD Testing

5 Things You Should Know About HPV

December 4, 2017

Around 80% of people in the US already have HPV and many of them don’t even know it. That is why you should make it your priority to educate yourself on sexually transmitted diseases and take immediate action if you have any causes for concern. Read our guide to learn more about human papillomavirus and the potential dangers of the infection.

Does Insurance Cover STD Testing?

November 21, 2017

Insurance can relieve the stress of STD testing as far as the financial side of the matter is concerned. However, not all testing providers accept insurance payments nor do all insurance companies cover STD tests. Read our dedicated post for more information about insurance as a payment method for STD testing and what to expect once you place your order.


November 19, 2017

The difference between STDs and STIs is an ever-present question in the world of sexual health care. Is the difference purely a linguistic one or is there a substantial medical difference? In order to get the answer to this question, you can read our latest article explaining the meaning and medical definitions of these two abbreviations.

Everything You Need To Know About Hepatitis C Testing

Everything You Need To Know About Hepatitis C Testing

November 15, 2017

Hepatitis C is a contagious disease that attacks the liver and can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer or acute liver failure if left undetected/untreated. The disease is very difficult to diagnose without a dedicated blood test since it usually causes mild or no symptoms in infected individuals. Read our latest guide to learn all about testing solutions for hep C.

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