Sexually transmited disease detection test
E-Zlab is specialized in blood work & medical tests at home & work.
A sexually transmitted infection (STI) or STD is passed on during a contact with an infected person or during an unprotected sexual intercourse.
Here is a non exhaustive list of the most spread STIs :
Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HPV, yeast vaginitis, bacterial vaginosis, trichomonas vaginalis, Gonorrhea and Chlamydia, Syphilis, HIV or the human immuno-deficiency virus, Genital warts, Condyloma, Genital herpes (Herpes simplex - type 1 or type 2), chancroid etc.
What are the causes of STIs ?
The STIs are given birth to by viruses, bacteria or other infectious agents (fungi, parasites).
What are the symptoms when one believes to have caught an STI ?
There can appear different symptoms, depending on the STI. Here is a non exhaustive list of the most common symptoms :
Fever or cephalalgia
Wounds, sores, redness of skin and breakouts, pimples at the level of the genitals or at the anal level
Sensation of pain during sexual intercourse
Sensation of pain during urinary mictions
Need to urinate more often
Sensation of abdominal-pelvic pain outside the menses periods
Itching in the anal and/or genital area
Abnormal discharge at the level of the penis or of the anal region
Losses, abnormal or more abundant vaginal discharge
Swelling at the level of the groin
What about the diagnosis of your health condition ?
It is very important to go see a doctor if you suspect having symptoms related to an STI/STD.
The results of these tests will enable him/her to set up a diagnosis and to prescribe the appropriate treatment.
Any STI or STD detection test will always require a medical prescription.
What are the possible treatments ?
Various anti-infectious drugs can be prescribed to you, according to the infection that will have been diagnosed.
You can make an appointment 7 days a week with a member of our registered nursing staff, who can go to you in the large metropolitan area of Montreal, Laval-Laurentides and Rive-Sud (the South Shore).
Here is a brief list of most currently required STI tests :
HIV, Syphilis, VDRL or RPR, Gonorrhea by PCR, Chlamydia by PCR, Vaginal culture, Herpes simplex detection, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C.