What Does an STD Screen Test For?

Did you know that one in two sexually active people will be diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) or infection in his or her lifetime?

Our team at AFC Urgent Care Fountain City wants you to always be in the know, which is why we offer STD screening at our urgent care center seven days a week.

What Is an STD Screening?

There are dozens of STDs that people can acquire. While it can be uncomfortable to ask for a test, it is important to speak with a physician if you are sexually active.

Most STD screenings are done through a blood sample, urine sample or a swab test. While some may be uncomfortable, screenings take only minutes at most.

What STD Screening Tests For

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Herpes
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV
  • Syphilis

How Long Does an STD Screening Take?

Depending on the type of STD test you took, most results are returned within two to three days. Stop by for an STD test if you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms.

Symptoms of an STD

  • Discomfort in genitals
  • Fever
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Genital itching
  • Genital burning
  • Pressure in abdomen
  • Vaginal discharge in women
  • Swollen lymph nodes

Concerned you may have an STD? Stop by AFC Urgent Care Fountain City today for an STD screening and prompt results.