STD Testing in East Haven, CT

If you’re sexually active, consider getting tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) at the DOCS Urgent Care in East Haven, CT. We strive to provide affordable and confidential services to all of our clients. STD testing is not usually included in routine check-ups. Our professional medical team provides convenient and rapid testing in the East Haven, CT area.
 
Even if for the people who have only been sexually active with one person, it’s important to think about getting tested in our East Haven, CT clinic. Our board-certified physicians and staff take walk-ins seven days a week for your convenience. Obtaining STD testing is essential for you and your partner’s protection. We accept the majority of health insurance plans.

QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CARE

DOCS URGENT CARE – EAST HAVEN

ADDRESS
317 Foxon Road
East Haven, CT 06513

PHONE
(475) 441-7809

HOURS
WEEKDAYS : 8AM-8PM
WEEKENDS : 8AM-4PM

What to Know about STD Testing

What happens during an std testing?

Come to our East Haven, CT clinic for your comprehensive STD testing with no appointment necessary. Thinking that you may have been exposed to an STD can be terrifying. We can answer all of your questions and concerns about the entire process. It involves our medical professionals taking note of your symptoms, medical history, sexual history, and your current sexual activity.

When you stop by we try to come to a general consensus with the information you present to our staff. Once we have an idea, we’ll confidentially draw labs and conduct other appropriate STD tests. If you feel like you may have contracted an STD, we advise that you refrain from additional sexual contact and seek testing immediately.

Testing doesn’t take long and many samples can be evaluated in our office. Other samples will need to be sent off for evaluation. Yes, it’s uncomfortable to bring up the topic of STD testing but it’s vital that you seek treatment right away as opposed to later.

Types of Testing:

*Urine or blood sample

*Swabs (mouth, genitals, sores, discharge)

*Physical exam

Testing doesn’t take long and many samples can be evaluated in our office. Other samples will need to be sent off for evaluation. Yes, it’s uncomfortable to bring up the topic of STD testing but it’s vital that you seek treatment right away as opposed to later.

What Types of Treatment Are Available in Our East Haven Urgent Care?

First, we can treat the following STD’s: 

**HIV/AIDS

*Chlamydia

*Syphilis

*Gonorrhea

 

*Hepatitis C

*HPV

*Herpes

After diagnosing your STD, we provide you with treatment options. Not every STD can be cured but others can be successfully treated with antibiotics. If you’re given antibiotics to treat your STD, please finish the treatment entirely. Your symptoms may subside suddenly but if you don’t finish the medicine then it may come back. If you have questions regarding your treatment plan after leaving our East Haven, CT office, give us a call during normal business hours.

When Should You Get Tested?

Individuals engaging in sexual activity, unprotected sex, sexual activity with multiple partners, or has sudden symptoms should come to our East Haven, CT clinic for a walk-in appointment to receive an STD test. It’s especially vital to come in if you’ve recently had unprotected sex with anyone because some STDs do not cause symptoms until it’s nearly too late.

Even if you’re having sexual relations with one person while using protection, routine testing in our East Haven, CT location is important for your health. Our licensed physicians and staff value your privacy and ensure swift, accurate, and confidential STD testing. For additional details about DOCS Urgent Care STD testing, contact us today.

The Care When You Need It in East Haven

DOCS Urgent Care – East Haven, is part of the larger DOCS Urgent Care network. A network of professional Urgent Care clinics run by board-certified health care providers. Our goal is to give the highest quality care to our patients while providing affordable care.