What are the STI test options in DeKalb,IL?
DeKalb, Illinois is an exurb of the 2nd most populous county in America right after Los Angeles County. Being a burb of Chicago means DeKalb shares its STD reporting rates. Those rates have been mighty high in recent years.
For 2016, the chlamydia rate of suburban Chicago including DeKalb proper was 461.1 per 100,000 people tested. Those diagnoses were primarily found in younger women, aged 15-24 years, as is the nationwide trend.
It’s crucial for women to get regularly tested as chlamydia is often asymptomatic, can lead to infertility, and is easily treated if detected early.
2016 rates for gonorrhea in the Chicago region were 112.7 per 100,000 residents. Primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis for the area that year was 8.3 for every 100,000. In 2017, Chicago reported 743 new cases of HIV, with 84.2% of them being in males, and 15.8% found in females. 171 residents in Chicago living with HIV/AIDS passed away in 2017. The Chicago Department of Public Health seeks to rectify this issue by offering preventive services, disease screening, and treatment at little or no cost. Call to find out if you qualify for free STD testing.
For affordable STI screening in the DeKalb area, there is a Quest Diagnostics and a Physicians Immediate Care DeKalb on the north side of town off the 23. There you can find tests for chlamydia, herpes, HIV/Aids, gonorrhea, syphilis, and hepatitis. Some clinics can see you the same day and may provide results in as little as 1-2 days.
To find the best services and location for you, use our search tools below to compare location features across DeKalb clinics with our easy-to-read chart.
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