Eve Medical of Miami
Abortion Clinic & Abortion Specialists located in Miami, FL
Each year, more than 9 million women in the United States are diagnosed with an STD. Count on Eve Medical of Miami in Miami, Florida, for private, comprehensive STD testing. If your results come back positive, the experienced providers offer appropriate treatment. Most STDs are curable. Call today or book online to schedule your STD test.
What are STDs?
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are infections spread by sexual contact through the mouth, vagina, or rectum.
Besides the cold and flu, STDs are the most common contagious diseases in the United States. STDs are also known as sexually transmitted infections and come in many different forms.
Most STDs are curable. Others are not, however, they can be managed with appropriate treatment at Eve Medical of Miami.
Left untreated, STDs can cause serious health problems, including infertility and miscarriages. Some strains of the STD human papillomavirus (HPV) cause cervical cancer. Among pregnant women, untreated syphilis leads to the death of the newborn up to 40% of the time.
How do I know if I have an STD?
Many STDs have mild symptoms or no symptoms at all. If you do have signs of an STD, it’s easy to mistake it for something else, such as yeast or urinary tract infections.
STD testing is crucial to being treated for the correct STD.
What is STD testing?
STD testing helps you to stay on top of your sexual health. Testing detects STDs even when you don’t have symptoms and prevents the spread of STDs to your sexual partners.
Depending on your sexual history and symptoms, if you have any, your provider at Eve Medical of Miami may suggest testing for one or more of these STDs:
- Human papillomavirus (HPV)
You might also be tested for genital herpes.
What should I expect during STD testing?
Your provider at Eve Medical of Miami may recommend one or more of the following tests:
- Pelvic and physical exam: looks for visible signs of STDs, such as a rash, discharge, or warts
- Blood or urine test: tests for the presence of STDS
- Swab: your provider takes a sample of an infected area that's sent for testing in a lab
If your results come back showing you have an STD, your provider recommends the appropriate treatment. You may need antibiotics or medicine to manage the STD.
If you haven’t had an STD test in a while, don’t gamble with your health. Call today or schedule a consultation online with the team at Eve Medical of Miami.