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STD Testing / Screening – Tanjong Pagar Medical Clinic | GP STD HIV Testing Clinic Singapore

An STD / STI test is a medical test to determine the presence of a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) or a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI). Treatment relieves pain and discomfort but cannot prevent recurrence. I’m proud of that document and it keeps me from being stupid in the future. It’s Free to Join. What motivated J to first take a HIV test was when his body started exhibiting HIV symptoms like rashes, fever, flu and oral candidiasis (thrush). You would also get to work with the psychological stress of the disease. STDs and STIs that are commonly tested for in Singapore include gonorrhoea, syphilis, chlamydia, genital herpes, genital warts, hepatitis and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection.

It is important to get yourself tested for STIs if you think you have been exposed to infection. Early detection of STIs allows you to obtain appropriate and definitive treatment earlier and to minimize transmission to other partners. On the other hand, it has also caused a few people embarrassment and some others have refused testing for fear of discovery. Other STIs, such as gonorrhoea and syphilis, can be treated and cured through medication. When the two met last Thursday, he gave her the milk treats and started behaving intimately with her. A person with an STI may not know he or she has the disease. There is also a great risk of an infected person who does not know he or she is infected to pass the disease to other people unknowingly.

Getting yourself tested is the only way to find out whether you have been infected by HIV or other STIs. Consultation charges are from $60. Therefore, it is important to get tested early if you have risk factors for HIV infection. For screening only, consultation charges are $30. The screening packages are designed based on level of sexual risk and severity of symptoms. If you do not wish to do a screening package, you can also customize from our list of individual STD / STI / HIV tests.Below are a list of the STD / STI screening packages available at our STD/HIV clinic. However, testing for the herpes virus is available as part of standard STD testing in Singapore.

For females, there will be no testing during menstruation. Please come before your menses start or after your menses have stopped. For males, if you have any penile discharge, please try not to wipe away so that we can collect a swab sample. For global health screening packages, please remember to fast for at least 8 hours from the prior night. Most test results will take 3 to 5 working days, except for candida cultures, which can take up to 7 days. Tanjong Pagar Medical Clinic is an approved Anonymous HIV Testing Clinic by the Ministry of Health Singapore.Prevention of HIV – If you have had a recent high risk exposure (less than 72 hours), you may wish to consider HIV PEP or HIV Post Exposure Prophylaxis, which may help to prevent HIV transmission and potentially save your life!