Local Same-Day STD Testing
Get the fastest treatment possible for certain diseases, thanks to our physicians who are authorized to write prescriptions in Hickory, North Carolina. If you test positive for an STD in Hickory, North Carolina, our doctors may be able to refer you to a specialist so you can begin treatment. All of our tests are simple, needing only a blood or urine sample.
All of our STD tests are overseen by a physician to verify safety and quality. Our blog, Exposed, is updated weekly with informative articles to keep you up-to-date of the latest in STD testing and treatment. All of our sexually transmitted disease tests are the exact ones used by hospitals and physicians.
Test results can be downloaded and made available on your smartphones, PCs and tablets. Count on us not to report your test results to yourhealth insurance provider or place it in your permanent medical records. All test results are dispatched immediately by email.
Hickory, North Carolina Sexually Transmitted Infections Statistics
North Carolina residents have a very high risk of spreading gonorrhea, chlamydia, HIV, and other sexually transmitted diseases because infection rates are increasing every year. Take an STD test in Hickory to learn your STD status.
- The largest age group living with HIV in North Carolina as of 2010 were 45 to 54 years old.
- Of the men living with HIV in NC as of 2010, 66% got the disease from male-to-male sexual contact.
- Black males living in North Carolina account for the highest rates of syphilis in 2011.
- A total of 1,563 of new HIV infections have been reported for the year of 2011.
- Of the 4,470 HIV-positive people living in Mecklenburg County in 2010, 995 were white.
It is estimated that about 50% of everyone in North Carolina will eventually catch an sexually transmitted infection. While abstinence from sexual intercourse is the only 100% effective way to stop the spread of STDs, condoms and dental dams are viable choices. Some STDs only need skin to skin contact to be transmitted. STDs are a threat to the long-term health of the population of North Carolina. Preventing the spread of sexually transmitted infections in North Carolina begins with education and protection.