Yes. If you have engaged in unprotected oral, vaginal, or anal sex, getting tested for STDs is important. Although many STD infections do not show symptoms, it is still possible to spread them. Getting tested will put you at ease and help you begin any needed treatment.
Yes, it is possible to get an STD even if you are not sexually active. STDs like oral herpes and HPV can be transmitted through kissing or oral sex. Abstaining from all kinds of sexual activity and intravenous drug use are the only ways to completely avoid contracting an STD.
Most results are available 1 to 2 days after you visit the testing center. Certain states have regulations requiring additional processing time. Call STD Check anytime at 1-800-456-2323 for an update on the status of your results.
Yes. Treatment for an STD does not protect you from contracting the same or other STDs in the future. You should get tested if you have had unprotected sex regardless of whether you have had treatment in the past. Re-infections are common if you fail to complete your prescribed…