- Genital herpes
- Hepatitis B
Common conditions covered by a STD Test
Human papillomavirus (HPV), Herpes, Syphilis, Hepatitis, Trichomoniasis, Gonorrhoea, Chlamydia
FAQs on STD Test
What is an STD?
Sexually transmitted diseases are infections transmitted through sexual contact or intercourse.
How can you contract and STD?
Mostly it is contracted by unprotected sex with an infected partner.
What are the symptoms of STDs?
STD infection symptoms can vary according to infection. Itching in the genital area, lesions, and pus are noticeable.
Which tests are included in std tests?
A person can be tested for STDs using a blood sample, a genital swab, or a urine sample. These include testing for genital herpes, syphilis, hepatitis B, chlamydia, gonorrhoea, and trichomoniasis.
How long do results take, and are self-testing kits available?
The test results can take up to one week. Self-testing kits are available, but these must be used carefully, following instructions.