What are the STI test options in Raleigh,NC?
The crisis is real and those who are sexually active should make their sexual health a top priority. Not all STDs come with glaring symptoms to warn of infection and left untreated they can do real long-term damage.
Along with the rising rates there’s another alarming trend, gonorrhea is growing resistant to antibiotics. In response to these growing concerns, many organizations are coming together to offer updated services in diverse settings.
Don’t be afraid to have frank discussions with your partner about STDs. It could save both of you a lot of pain and discomfort.
The Wake County Health Department estimates that there are 3,789 people in the area that are currently positive for HIV. The numbers are even higher for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea, with most new cases appearing in men and women under the age of 35. This is an alarming trend.
Testing centers are located throughout the Raleigh area. For example, you can find testing services at Gateway Campus on Hillsborough Street and at the Women’s Center of Wake County Incorporated on Cox Avenue. Wake County Human Services on Sunnybrook Road and Alliance of AIDS Services Carolina on Old Louisburg Road are more locations offering testing services throughout the Raleigh area.
A few locations have free STD testing, it might be difficult to get in but the wait is worth it when it comes to your health.
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- Please contact the individual public clinic to confirm pricing. Test pricing at public clinics many times depend on income and welfare eligibility.