What are the STI test options in Issaquah,WA?
STD rates for Issaquah, WA are included within the King County figures. A report by the county health department covering 2017 found that STDs among men who have sex with men (MSM) was increasing and at a 25-year high.
This trend applies with regards to syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia as well. Chlamydia rates among heterosexuals, however, were relatively stable although women experienced high rates of the infection.
The number of syphilis cases affecting women also increased by 29% between 2016 and 2017 – 63 women were diagnosed – an increase by 87% from 2008. Overall, syphilis is not as prevalent among women but it has increased considerably over a 10-year period.
Gonorrhea rates also increased among heterosexuals and particularly among women, female cases rose by 76% in the last decade.
“In 2016, 440 persons were diagnosed within the state and 219 of them were residents of King County. While the state rate marginally decreased over ten years, in King County, the decline was stark at 40% from 15 to nine for every 100,000 people.”
Places administering HIV and STD tests near Issaquah, WA could include several clinics and residents may wish to try Immediate Care in Bellevue, the UW Neighborhood Issaquah Clinic and the Harbour View Medical Center is about 17 miles away in Seattle.
The 3W Medical for Women, Center for Multi-Cultural Health and Entre Hermanos also offer HIV and STD tests.
Some of the clinics in the area may offer free STD testing but prescriptions for after test care might not be available if you test positive.