Sexual Health Testing in Sendim
Better2Know’s private STD clinic in Sendim offers specialist testing options for STD such as HIV, Ureaplasma, herpes, chlamydia and many more. With anonymous appointments, flexible booking times and fast result turnaround times, testing with Better2Know Sendim is ready to help you.
Your appointment at Better2Know Sendim 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 Sendim
Better2Know offers you the widest range of Sexual Health tests and screens in Sendim 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 Sendim
Better2Know brings you the fastest STI test result turnaround times in Sendim. Our accredited partner laboratory in Sendim will begin analysing your samples on the same day that they arrive.
Results times in Sendim 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 Sendim?
When you arrive at your local Better2Know sexual health clinic in Sendim, 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 Sendim STI clinic ensures ease, speed, and accuracy when it comes to sexual health testing.
Gonorrhoea Testing in Sendim
Sendim 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 Sendim could not be easier with Better2Know by your side.
HIV Testing in Sendim
HIV testing in Sendim 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 Sendim 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 Sendim. 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.
Can I still have sex if I have an STI?
If you test positive, it is recommended that you stop all sexual activity until you have completed your full course of antibiotics prescribed for your infection. You might also want to have follow up tests as recommended by Better2Know or your doctor, and not have sex until these come back negative. If you have tested positive for Herpes, HIV or HPV you should consult with your Better2Know doctor about best practice for safe sex as these viruses require different management and treatment and may need long term follow up testing. If you do have sex in this time, be sure to practice safer sex and let your partner know the risks.
STIs in Sendim are passed from person to person through bodily fluids. Although generally safe, kissing can also pass on STIs such as Herpes and HPV. With that in mind, it is always best to stop all sexual activity until you have finished your course of treatment.
Better2Know in Sendim can answer all your questions regarding your positive result, offering 24/7 advice and guidance alongside consultations with your Better2Know doctor.
What should I do if I have an STI?
Do not worry if you have tested positive for an STI in Sendim. 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 Sendim 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 Sendim to give you the peace of mind you require.
Better2Know will support you throughout your entire sexual health journey in Sendim.