Sexual Health Testing in Santarém
If you have had a risky sexual encounter recently and are worried about an STD or STI, look no further than your local Better2Know sexual health clinic in Santarém. Our expert team of advisors are available to help you understand the next steps and choose the right STD test or screen for you.
Better2Know Santarém understands that the thought of STD testing can make you feel embarrassed or scared. You do not need to be either of those things when testing with Better2Know. Offering confidential and non-judgemental services we can take the pressure off of you while providing you with the best care possible.
Which STIs can I be tested for in Santarém
Better2Know offers you the widest range of Sexual Health tests and screens in Santarém 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 Santarém
Better2Know brings you the fastest STI test result turnaround times in Santarém. Our accredited partner laboratory in Santarém will begin analysing your samples on the same day that they arrive.
Results times in Santarém 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.
What happens at my Sexual Health test in Santarém?
When you arrive at your local Better2Know sexual health clinic in Santarém, you will be greeted by one of our friendly and highly trained doctors or nurses. They will take you through to a private and discreet consultation room, where they will guide you through the testing process.
There they will take your sample and answer any questions you might have. You can carry on with your day as soon as your sample is collected. You can expect your results in a matter of days. With no lengthy waiting periods your nearest Santarém STI clinic ensures ease, speed, and accuracy when it comes to sexual health testing.
Chlamydia Testing in Santarém
Chlamydia is one of the most common STIs in Santarém. 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 Santarém 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 Santarém.
Gonorrhoea Testing in Santarém
Santarém 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 Santarém could not be easier with Better2Know by your side.
HIV Testing in Santarém
HIV testing in Santarém 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 Santarém 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 Santarém. 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 Santarém 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 Santarém 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 Santarém.
Testing with Better2Know in Santarém will give you a fast and accurate diagnosis and excellent onward care and support.