Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections that can be spread through sexual contact. They can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites and can affect people of all ages, races, and genders. Despite the prevalence of STDs, many people don’t know much about them. In this post, we’ll cover everything you need to know about STDs, whether or not you have one.
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STDs are infections that are transmitted through sexual contact. They can be caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites and can affect the genitals, mouth, and anus. Some common STDs include chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, HIV, and syphilis. It’s important to note that some STDs may not cause any symptoms, while others can have serious health consequences if left untreated.
How are STDs spread?
They are spread through sexual contact, including vaginal, anal, and oral sex. They can be transmitted through semen, vaginal secretions, and blood. It’s also possible to get an STD through non-sexual contact, such as sharing needles with someone who is infected.
How can you prevent STDs?
The best way to prevent STDs is to practice safe sex. This means using condoms and dental dams during sexual activity and getting tested regularly for STDs. It’s also important to be honest with your sexual partner(s) about your sexual history and to avoid having sex with someone who has an active STD.
How are STDs diagnosed?
STDs can be diagnosed through various tests, including blood tests, urine tests, and swabs of the genital area. Some STDs can be diagnosed through a physical exam. If you think you may have an STD, it’s important to get tested as soon as possible to get the proper treatment.
How are STDs treated?
STDs are typically treated with antibiotics or antiviral medications. It’s important to follow the instructions of your healthcare provider and to take all of the prescribed medication, even if you start to feel better. It’s also important to abstain from sexual activity until your healthcare provider has cleared you.
What are the long-term consequences of STDs?
Some STDs can have serious long-term consequences if left untreated. For example, chlamydia and gonorrhea can cause infertility in both men and women. HIV can lead to AIDS, which is a life-threatening condition. Syphilis can cause damage to the brain, heart, and other organs.
Afriglobal Medicare’s New STI (Tingle) Package Test
Do you want to know your sexual health status and still maintain anonymity? Afriglobal has got you!
We have a new STI (Tingle) Package that comes in different prices to suit both your needs and budget. Best of all, you can get this service from the comfort of your home anytime!
Our STI (Tingle) package test includes the following;
|TEST NAME||STI BASIC (TINGLE) PACKAGE (MALE/FEMALE)||STI ACTIVE PACKAGE 2 (TINGLE) (MALE/FEMALE)||STI SUPER ACTIVE (TINGLE) PACKAGE (MALE/FEMALE)|
|CBC||HIV 1 & 2 antibody (Rapid)||CBC|
|HIV 1 & 2 antibody (Rapid)||Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) Screen||HIV 1 & 2 antibody (Rapid)|
|Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) Screen||Hepatitis C Virus Antibody (Anti HCV) Qualitative (SCREENING TEST)||Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) Screen|
|Hepatitis C Virus Antibody (Anti HCV) Qualitative (SCREENING TEST)||Urine MCS||Hepatitis C Virus Antibody (Anti HCV) Qualitative (SCREENING TEST)|
|Urinalysis||Syphilis Screening (VDRL)||Urine MCS|
|Syphilis Screening (VDRL)||Gonorrhea Screening Test||Syphilis Screening (VDRL)|
|High Vaginal Swab (HVS)||Gonorrhea Screening Test|
|CHLAMYDIA ANTIGEN QUALITATIVE TEST (SWAB)||High Vaginal Swab (HVS)|
|Herpes Simplex HSV 1/2 IgM|
|Herpes Simplex HSV 1/2 IgG|
|CHLAMYDIA ANTIGEN QUALITATIVE TEST (SWAB)|
|PRICE||#17,000||MALE- #40,000 FEMALE- #50,000||MALE- #70,000 FEMALE- #80,000|
By getting tested, you can take control of your sexual health and protect yourself and your partner(s) from the spread of STDs. And with our affordable packages, there’s no reason not to get tested today.
Don’t wait until it’s too late. To Book an appointment with us today, visit HERE
You can call us on 016291000, or 016290998. You may also walk into any of our test centres for immediate testing.