STD’s can be a sensitive subject and we are able to offer complete confidentiality for anyone who has STD questions. It is important to protect yourself against sexually transmitted infections and to seek help and advice if you are suffering from STD symptoms.
There are many different kinds of STD’s and the symptoms can range from genital rashes and blemishes to itching and burning sensations in sensitive areas. Some serious STD’s have no side effects or symptoms but can still be spread and cause damage to your long term health. This is why it is vital to get regular checkups and practice safe sex to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections.
We are Here to Answer all Your STD Questions
At Night and Day Medical center we take your confidentiality is our highest priority and you can be rest assured that any communication or tests will be treated with the strictest confidentiality. Our team of friendly and welcoming staff will be happy to answer any STD questions you have and offer additional advice.
Chlamydia is a bacterial infection that can be transmitted through sexual intercourse. It may be difficult to detect as at any stage the infection has little to no side effects or symptoms. When signs do occur they are often mild and fleeting symptoms that are easy to overlook:
- Pain when urinating.
- Pain in the lower abdomen.
- Vaginal discharge.
- Penile discharge.
- Pain during intercourse for women.
- Testicular pain.
Gonorrhea is also a bacterial infection in your genital tract. The first symptoms and signs of gonorrhea usually appear up to 10 days after infection. However it is easy tobe infected for months before realizing you have the disease as symptoms can take time to show. Watch out for:
- Thick, cloudy discharge.
- Pain or burning when urinating.
- Abnormal menstrual bleeding.
- Swelling in the testicles.
- Anal itching.
- Painful bowel movements.
HIV is a serious STD that infects your body’s immunity system and hinders the body’s ability to fight viruses and other infections. HIV can lead to Aids which is a serious life threatening illness. The early signs of HIV can be symptom free, although you may develop flu like illness 6-8 weeks after contracting the disease. Early signs include:
- Swollen glands.
As the disease develops in your body you will see extreme side effects including persistent fatigue, diarrhea, high fever, night sweats and persistent headaches. It is vital to get checked at an STD clinic in New York if you think you may have contracted HIV.
The treatment for STD’s are varied and the correct course of treatment will depend on the infection. Some treatment courses will include antibiotics for bacterial infections. Some STD’s cannot be cured but can effectively managed with ongoing treatment and medication. Early diagnosis is imperative with STD’s which is why it’s always important to get checked out and we can do this for you at Night an Day Medical.
An STD test is not a big deal, and we give them to our patients many times a day. The process is simple, but knowing your status is essential to your health. No one should take risks with STDs, or have one and don’t know about it. As an STD clinic in New York your privacy is important to us and we treat your tests with extremely high confidentiality.