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STD Testing Avondale AZ

Read About STD Testing in Avondale AZ

Reviewed By: Dr. Kurt Kloss, MD
Last Reviewed Date: Sep 05, 2019

Sexual Health Testing in Avondale AZ

At Health Testing Centers we make sexual health testing in Avondale easy and convenient by allowing you to avoid the hassle and embarrassment of visiting your doctor. We provide direct access to the same CLIA approved labs in Avondale, AZ and FDA approved tests that your doctor would utilize. Also the results are delivered directly to you and are not a part of your permanent medical record.

STD Statistics in Avondale

In Avondale, Arizona STDs have been a growing public health concern. In recent years Avondale, Arizona has ranked highly in terms the growth of new cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea. Because most sufferers feel no symptoms, this dangerous condition often goes untreated. As a direct result, an estimated 10 to 20 percent of those women with chlamydia later develop pelvic inflammatory disease which can result in pain, ectopic pregnancy and infertility. What's more, a woman can pass chlamydia onto her baby during the birth process. Using the Center for Disease Control's 2016 STD Surveillance Report for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis and extrapolated using the latest 2011 US Census, it is estimated that 7.6 incidents of syphilis, 368.5 cases of chlamydia and 109 cases of gonorrhea, would be attributed to Avondale in 2016.

The rate of exposure to herpes in Avondale, Arizona is worth noting as numbers continue to grow with women having a dramatically increased risk of exposure. HSV-1 and HSV-2 are the two most common forms forms of the disease. HSV-2 is characterized by blisters on the genitals.HIV-AIDS infection is far less frequent in Avondale, Arizona but remains a public health priority. Most often, AIDS occurs in people who are involved in same sex partnerships, primarily male. Though cures are on the horizon, AIDS can be fatal.

STD Treatment and Counseling in Avondale

When ordering an STD package or individual test from Health Testing Centers that tests for chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, or HSV type 2, a physician consultation and treatment are included when there is a positive result. If you test positive for any of the 4 mentioned STD's, a telephone or video consultation will be provided at no additional cost by one of our third party physicians. The physician from PWN Health will contact you within 4 to 24 hours of receiving your test result. At the end of the consultation the physician may prescribe the necessary medication for treatment. It is up to the sole discretion of the physician to provide any medical treatment based on test results and any medical information they received during the consultation. Cost of the prescription is not included.

STD Lab Locations in Avondale, AZ

Obtain same day STD labs from FDA approved laboratories near Avondale AZ. Search for your STD lab location using zip code: Visit our Lab Locator.

LabCorp

10815 W Mcdowell Rd (Ste 302)
Avondale, AZ 85323

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STD Testing Labs in Avondale, AZ

Whether you're concerned about possible STD exposure or simply want a quick, convenient and confidential way to take control of your sexual health via routine STD screening, our STD testing centers near Avondale, AZ can help. Our testing locations offer private, top-quality STD testing just like you would receive from your doctor's office without the added expense and inconvenience of an office visit just to have that doctor place the order for those tests.

Why is testing important?

Because STDs are more common than you may realize, with nearly 20 million new STD cases occurring every year, according to nationwide CDC estimates. Their affects can be quite serious. For instance, HIV infection can progress to AIDS, and gonorrhea, Chlamydia and syphilis can lead to infertility without treatment. These examples show just how important it is that these and other STDs do not go undetected for lack of a simple health test, easily done via STD testing centers near Avondale, AZ.

When should you seek STD testing?

Clearly, if you know or suspect that a partner is affected by a sexually transmitted disease, looking into STD testing centers near Avondale, Arizona is important to protecting your health, as is seeking immediate treatment should you receive positive results. However, STD testing is also essential for all sexually active individuals. That's because STDs don't always come with obvious symptoms. Some may produce no symptoms at all, while others may present mild ones that are easily mistaken for a cold or flu. For this reason, ensuring your sexual and overall health means getting regular screening tests for common STDs. Just how often you should schedule test days depends on your individual circumstances. If in doubt, consult a healthcare professional for an appropriate testing routine for your needs.