Sexual Health Testing in Santa Maria de Lamas
As the leading provider of private STD and STI testing services in Santa Maria de Lamas 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.
At your private appointment in Santa Maria de Lamas, your sample will be taken by one of our specialist doctors or nurses. In a discreet consultation room, you will be guided through the sample collection process. With either a simple blood sample or a self-collection urine sample your appointment will be quick and assured.
Which STIs can I be tested for in Santa Maria de Lamas
Better2Know offers you the widest range of Sexual Health tests and screens in Santa Maria de Lamas 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 Santa Maria de Lamas
Better2Know brings you the fastest STI test result turnaround times in Santa Maria de Lamas. Our accredited partner laboratory in Santa Maria de Lamas will begin analysing your samples on the same day that they arrive.
Results times in Santa Maria de Lamas 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 Santa Maria de Lamas
Chlamydia is one of the most common STIs in Santa Maria de Lamas. 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 Santa Maria de Lamas 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 Santa Maria de Lamas.
HIV Testing in Santa Maria de Lamas
HIV testing in Santa Maria de Lamas is quick and simple. With one blood sample you can have your results in 1-2 days. No long waiting times and excellent information and support at every turn with Better2Know’s 24/7 sexual health advisory team.
HIV is a serious infection that can cause illness and even death, if not diagnosed and treated promptly. Regular testing is the only way to reliably know your HIV status. Testing ensures that if you do test positive, your infection is detected early so that treatment can begin immediately. Starting treatment early gives you the best chance of leading a normal length of life.
Your local Better2Know HIV testing centre in Santa Maria de Lamas offers a variety of HIV tests to ensure the correct diagnosis of this disease. Better2Know offers Molecular and Antibody/Antigen tests for HIV, ensuring you get the right test at the right time. Better2Know can advise you on the right test and open the door to your HIV testing journey in Santa Maria de Lamas. We will help you get tested, get you fast results and give you all the medical support you need should you test positive. Test with Better2Know for your peace of mind.
How are STIs diagnosed?
STIs in Santa Maria de Lamas can only be diagnosed by testing. If you are worried about a sexual encounter you have had, or if you are presenting some STI symptoms, call your local Better2Know testing centre in Santa Maria de Lamas now to get your testing appointment booked.
Sexually transmitted infections are tested for using a range of different testing methods, each dependent on the STI or STD that is being tested for. Tests can be run on simple blood samples, self-collection urine samples and swab samples. Each sample is collected by a highly trained doctor or nurse in Santa Maria de Lamas.
Testing with Better2Know in Santa Maria de Lamas will give you a fast and accurate diagnosis and excellent onward care and support.
What should I do if I have an STI?
Do not worry if you have tested positive for an STI in Santa Maria de Lamas. 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 Santa Maria de Lamas 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 Santa Maria de Lamas to give you the peace of mind you require.
Better2Know will support you throughout your entire sexual health journey in Santa Maria de Lamas.
24-hour Santa Maria de Lamas 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 Santa Maria de Lamas believes that peace of mind when it comes to your sexual health is imperative. By offering 24/7 advice and guidance in Santa Maria de Lamas 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 Santa Maria de Lamas are waiting to help you.
Call now using the number at the top of the page or use the book now button to arrange your appointment.