Sexual Health Testing in Olhalvo
As the leading provider of private STD and STI testing services in Olhalvo and across Portugal, you can be sure that your sexual health testing needs will be met when you use Better2Know. With one of the most comprehensive range of STD tests and screens you can check for HIV, chlamydia, herpes, mycoplasma and many other STDs.
Your appointment at Better2Know Olhalvo will be stress-free and efficient. You will be greeted by one of our highly trained doctors or nurses who will show you to a private consultation room where your sample will be collected. Once collected, your sample will be sent same day to our accredited specialist laboratory with your results showing in your secure online patient area within 1-5 days.
Which STIs can I be tested for in Olhalvo
Better2Know offers you the widest range of Sexual Health tests and screens in Olhalvo to ensure that you get the right STI tests when you need them the most. We test for all STIs and STDs including:
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Hepatitis C
Our medical team has created a range of Better2Know STI screens, each testing for more than one infection and designed for your particular testing needs. If you are not sure which screen is right for you, then please choose our Full STI Screen.
With Better2Know, your STI testing worries will be put at ease.
FAST STI Test results in Olhalvo
Better2Know brings you the fastest STI test result turnaround times in Olhalvo. Our accredited partner laboratory in Olhalvo will begin analysing your samples on the same day that they arrive.
Results times in Olhalvo are between 1-4 days depending on the test you choose. As soon as your results are ready they will be reviewed by a doctor and then sent straight through to your private patient area on our secure website.
Chlamydia Testing in Olhalvo
Chlamydia is one of the most common STIs in Olhalvo. It is easily passed on from one partner to another during sex. If left untreated it can cause long term health problems and may lead to infertility and other health issues.
You can catch Chlamydia in your genital area, throat (if you gave oral sex) or your rectum (if you received anal sex). You will need to test each area that might have Chlamydia.
A simple urine sample will test for Chlamydia in your genital area. Your Chlamydia test result will be available in Olhalvo in just a few days. If you do test positive, we will help you to access the treatment you need to get better.
Chlamydia often does not have any symptoms. The only way to know if you are infected is to get tested in your nearest clinic in Olhalvo.
Gonorrhoea Testing in Olhalvo
Olhalvo has one of the highest rates of gonorrhoea infection in Portugal. This is why testing yourself for Gonorrhoea has never been more important. By providing a simple urine or swab sample, you will know in a matter of just a few days if you are infected with Gonorrhoea.
Diagnosing Gonorrhoea early can prevent you from further health complications. The Gonorrhoea bacteria is increasingly gaining resistance to antibiotics. By testing and detecting it early, you will protect your health, reduce the rate of Gonorrhoea infections, and lower the number of antibiotic resistant cases of this worrying STI.
Testing for gonorrhoea in Olhalvo could not be easier with Better2Know by your side.
Is it true that some STIs have no symptoms?
Yes. Often STIs do not present any symptoms such as itching, soreness when urinating or during sex, flu-like symptoms, or unusual discharge. Symptoms, if they do appear, can vary between different people and different STIs. Some common STI infections such as Chlamydia can present no symptoms at all. Around 90% of men and 70% of women who are infected with Chlamydia will never show any symptoms.
Because of this, it is important that you test regularly for STIs in Olhalvo. Regular testing at your local Better2Know clinic in Olhalvo will provide you with the health information you need to keep yourself, and your sexual partners safe from symptomless STIs.
STIs such as Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, HIV, Syphilis, Herpes, Hepatitis A, B and C, Mycoplasma, and Trichomonas are just a few common STIs that can present with no symptoms in the early stages of infection. No matter where you are, even in Olhalvo, the risk of catching one of these infections is high. Regular testing is the only way to protect your sexual health.
What should I do if I have an STI?
Do not worry if you have tested positive for an STI in Olhalvo. Better2Know’s team of sexual health advisors and doctors are on hand to support and guide you through the next steps.
First, you should stop all sexual activity and inform any recent sexual partners of your result. You can do this anonymously with Better2Know’s partner notification system available in your secure patient area.
Your local team of advisors in Olhalvo will then be able to help you organise your onward treatment and further testing if necessary. If you would prefer, your advisors can help you speak to other medical professionals in Olhalvo to give you the peace of mind you require.
Better2Know will support you throughout your entire sexual health journey in Olhalvo.
24-hour Olhalvo sexual health hotline
Your local Better2Know team of sexual health advisors and doctors are ready to help you 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Better2Know Olhalvo believes that peace of mind when it comes to your sexual health is imperative. By offering 24/7 advice and guidance in Olhalvo we know that we can be there for you whenever you may need it. No lengthy waiting times, no long on hold periods. Better2Know advisors in Olhalvo are waiting to help you.