Technically there is a difference between STDs and STIs. An STI (sexually transmitted infection) is an infection whereas an STD was an infection that developed into a disease. Learn more about STIs vs STDs
A sexually transmitted disease (STD) or “venereal disease” is an infection that is transmitted primarily through vaginal, anal, or oral sex. STDs can also be transmitted through intravenous drug use and nonsexual contact. Learn more about how STDs can be contracted.
Though both Chlamydia and Gonorrhea are caused by bacterial infections, they’re caused by two different bacteria and may produce different symptoms.
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Yes, there is a difference between being HIV-positive and having AIDS. Though they share the same virus, they reflect two very distinct phases of the disease. Learn more about The Difference Between HIV and AIDS
The term “Cold Sores” is the informal term for herpes simplex virus 1 (hsv 1) because of the fever blisters or “cold sores” it produces. Hsv 1 is easily transmitted through kissing and sharing eating utensils. Learn more about Oral Herpes
Select the My Account option at the top right of any page. If you signed up using your phone number, select “Phone Number” for your login method, and enter your number into the box. You will receive a verification code via text. You must use that code to access your account. If you signed up using your email, select “Email” for your login method, and enter the password you created when you signed up. If you’ve forgotten your password, select “Forgot Your Password” and follow the prompts to receive access to your account. If you selected “Do Not Contact” when signing up, you will need to call us at 1-800-456-2323 to access your results.
Our tests are 99% accurate depending on the incubation period of the STD for which you’re being tested. Be sure to wait to get tested until after the STD’s incubation period has passed.
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STDcheck.com is a quick, easy, and confidential form of online STD testing. Simply order the test you want, print the lab form, go to a testing site, take the test, and receive your results in 1-2 business days.
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If you are taking a urine test, try not to urinate for at least an hour before the test in order to ensure sufficient sample size. Additionally, if you’re taking the wellness panel, you will need to fast for 8 hours prior to the test. Otherwise, you don’t need to do anything to prepare for your STD test.
It’s impossible to tell which STDs you may have been exposed to; if you’re at risk for one STD, you’re at risk for all STDs. You can take our STD Test Recommender, but the best way to be sure that you’re informed/ aware of the that you’ve eradicated all potential STDs is to take our 10 Test Panel.
Unfortunately we do not offer free STD testing. However, plenty of facilities do offer free or low-cost STD testing. Keep in mind that you typically have to wait hours, there are limited locations, and you may have to pay based on a sliding scale.
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We offer tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Trichomoniasis, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Genital herpes, Oral herpes, HIV 1 & 2, and Syphilis. We offer individual tests as well as packages.
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You do not need to make an appointment. Once you've placed your order, you can visit the lab for sample collection at any time during their business hours. If you're pressed for time, you can call the lab to make an appointment.
As soon as you’ve received your Order Form (or confidential test code), you can take the test. You will be able to access the order form via your online account and/or it will be emailed to you. If you’ve yet to receive your order form, please contact us at 1-800-456-2323.
If you’re found to be positive, we provide a doctor consultation and a written prescription for a $95 fee. We offer a written prescription for your partner at an additional fee of $95. We can even call the prescriptions into your pharmacy for you.
You can access your results via your confidential online account. If you selected “Do Not Contact” when signing up, you will need to call our Care Advisors at 1-800-456-2323 to have them access your results for you.
You may cancel your order at any time before your visit to the lab. Refunds will be issued minus a 20% cancellation fee. All cancellation requests made after 21 days of purchase will be given credit for future testing.
We offer 100% private testing. You are not required to show your ID at the lab, you’re given a unique code which allows the lab to perform testing without your ID, and your results are uploaded to your private online account.
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