Sexual Health (STD)

Get Accurate, Reliable And Confidential STD Results From Optimal Lab Test

STDs don’t always cause symptoms. It’s possible to contract a sexually transmitted disease from people who seem perfectly healthy and may not even know they have an infection.  For those who are sexually active, getting tested for STDs and STIs is extremely important and essential to keeping your health intact.  Optimal Lab Test  can assist you with your STD testing needs and get you on your way to optimal sexual health.

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  • Highly Affordable Pricing
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We also offer exclusive discount packages for the most popular tests to make it more affordable so that you can keep in Optimal Sexual Health. These include the following:

  • 2 Panel STD Test (Chlamydia & Gonorrhea)
  • 3 Panel STD Test (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea & HIV)
  • 5 Panel STD Test (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis (RPR), Herpes I & Herpes II)
  • 8 Panel STD Test (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis (RPR), Herpes I & Herpes II, Hepatitis B & C, HIV)
  • You choose your test 'a la Carte'

Chlamydia is a common STD that can infect both men and women, common way of transmission is via Vaginal and/or Anal Sex. Most people who have chlamydia have very little to almost no symptoms. If you do have symptoms, they may not appear until several weeks after you have sex with an infected partner. It’s important to get tested early.

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Untreated chlamydia can cause serious and permanent health problems in both women and men. Optimal Lab test can help identify if you have chlamydia. Simple urine test can be performed to determine if the bacteria Chlamydia trachomatis is the cause of a person’s infection. It’s important to note that if chlamydia symptoms do occur, they may be very similar to those of other STDs i.e. like Gonorrhea, so you might want to consider doing a multi panel STD test.

 

Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can infect both men and women. Any sexually active person can get gonorrhea through unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex. It can cause infections in the genitals, rectum, and throat. Most individuals with gonorrhea may have no symptoms at all. However, those that do have symptoms, may have:

  1. A painful or burning sensation when urinating
  2. A white, yellow, or green discharge
  3. Painful or swollen testicles (although this is less common)
  4. Vaginal bleeding between periods
Get Tested! Untreated gonorrhea can cause serious and permanent health problems in both women and men.  Optimal Lab test can help identify if you have Gonorrhea.   Simple urine test can be performed to determine if the Gonorrhea bacteria is the cause of a person’s infection. It’s important to note that some of the STDs have similar symptoms, so you may want to consider doing a multi panel STD testing.infection. It’s important to note that if chlamydia symptoms do occur, they may be very similar to those of other STDs i.e. like Gonorrhea, so you might want to consider doing a multi panel STD test.

Syphilis is a STD that can infect both men and women. A person can get syphilis by direct contact with a sore during vaginal, anal, or oral sex. You can find sores on or around the penis, vagina, or anus, or in the rectum, on the lips, or in the mouth.   Syphilis is divided into stages (primary, secondary, latent, and tertiary). There are different signs and symptoms associated with each stage. 

-A person with primary syphilis generally has a sore or sores at the original site of infection i.e. around the genitals, around the anus or in the rectum, or in or around the mouth.

-A person with secondary syphilis my experience signs of skin rash, mucous membrane lesions i.e. sores in your mouth, vagina, or anus, swollen lymph nodes, and fever. 

-A person with Tertiary syphilis is associated with severe medical problems.   It can affect the heart, brain, and other organs of the body.

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Untreated syphilis can cause serious and permanent health problems in both women and men.  Optimal Lab test can help identify if you have syphilis.   A simple blood test can be performed to determine if individual has syphilis.  It’s important that individuals get tested early as treatment from your physician might not undo any damage that the infection has already done.

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that any sexually active person can get. Most people with the virus initially do not have symptoms. Even without signs of the disease, herpes can still be spread to sex partners. This STD is caused by two types of viruses. The viruses are called herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2).

  • HSV-1 or also sometimes referred to as oral herpes, result in cold sores or fever blisters on or around the mouth. Most people with oral herpes were infected during childhood or young adulthood from non-sexual. Resulting in cold sores or fever blisters on or around the mouth.
  • HSV-2 or also sometimes referred to as genital herpes is spread by having vaginal, anal, or oral sex with someone who has the disease. You can get herpes from a sex partner who does not have a visible sore or who may not know he or she is infected. It is also possible to get herpes if you receive oral sex from a sex partner who has oral herpes.

Herpes sores usually appear as one or more blisters on or around the genitals, rectum or mouth. The blisters break and leave painful sores that may take a week or more to heal. These symptoms are sometimes called “having an outbreak.”  In some cases individuals my experience a smelly genital discharge, burning when urinating, or (for women) bleeding between periods.

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Optimal Lab test can help identify if you have herpes.  A simple blood test may be used to look for herpes antibodies.  A herpes blood test can help determine if you have herpes infection. It cannot tell you who gave you the infection or how long you have been infected.  Although there is no cure for herpes, you can work with your doctor to obtain medicines that can prevent or shorten outbreaks.

Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. The liver is a vital organ that processes nutrients, filters the blood, and fights infections. When the liver is inflamed or damaged, its function can be affected. Some of the ways individuals contract the viral infection is through unprotected sex, using contaminated needles, or other causes. There are several types of viral hepatitis

  • Hepatitis A- Infection can be caused by contaminated food or water or from close contact with a person or object that’s infected.
  • Hepatitis B-Infection is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). The virus is passed from person to person through sharing contaminated needles, having unprotected sex, or being exposed to infected blood from another person.
  • Hepatitis C- Infection is caused by the hepatitis C virus (HCV). The infection spreads can be spread by blood from contaminated needles during drug use or tattooing as well as by having unprotected sex with an infected person.

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Untreated hepatitis can cause serious and permanent health problems in both women and men.  Health officials recommend that anyone at risk of exposure to hepatitis viruses get a blood test. Optimal Lab test can help identify if you have Hepatitis B & C virus

 
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