STD Testing in Orange, CT
If you’re sexually active, seeing a board-certified physician at DOCS Urgent Care in Orange, CT to be tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is a critical element of staying healthy. It’s especially important before you engage in sexual activities with a new partner. This might seem embarrassing but if left untreated many STDs can cause other serious health issues like cancer.
We believe in providing our patients with the protection and peace of mind they deserve. There’s never any need for an appointment since we take walk-ins seven days of the week. We are proud to provide affordable and comprehensive STD testing at our Orange, CT location.
QUALITY, AFFORDABLE CARE
DOCS URGENT CARE – ORANGE
109 Boston Post Rd
Orange, CT 06477
PHONE: (203) 298-4599
FAX: (203) 298-4601
WEEKDAYS : 8AM-8PM
WEEKENDS : 8AM-6PM
What to Know About STD Testing
What happens during an STD Testing?
Testing for STDs is generally a simple process, but the testing procedure depends on the type of disease you’re being tested for. At DOCS Urgent Care in Orange, CT, we offer extensive STD testing according to your symptoms. Our testing is done in a safe, private environment.
Because the topic of STD testing is difficult, we try our best to provide a place where our clients feel comfortable enough to come to our staff with these issues. We always treat our clients with the utmost care because we understand the sensitivity of STD testing. Don’t wait to get checked out by a physician. If you wait too long, then it could have an adverse impact on your health.
Types of Testing:
*Urine or blood sample
*Swabs (mouth, genitals, sores, discharge)
Our doctors are available every day of the week for STD testing. If you have any kind of symptoms such as sores, warts, or rashes near your genital area, you should seek testing as soon as possible. Once we’ve gone over your health and sexual activity information, we will give you STD testing based on our report. In some instances, such as a patient without symptoms, it might be wise to conduct a full STD panel testing to eliminate all STDs.
What Types of Treatment Are Available In Our Orange Urgent Care?
First, we can treat the following STD’s:
After collecting a specimen from you, our professionals will either test it in our Orange, CT office or have it sent to a local lab for analysis. Results are typically available within less than a week. The treatment method for STDs varies since they are all highly different diseases. Some can be treated before you leave the office, while others will need a vaccine administered over a series of several months.
When Should You Get Tested?
If you’ve engaged in sexual relations with anyone, even if you’re in a monogamous relationship, you should obtain an STD test to ensure you remain healthy and STD-free. If you do have a positive test result, our caring professionals will help guide you through the next steps to follow.
Always using protection is the best practice to avoid catching an STD. We welcome walk-in patients during all business hours on any day of the week that’s convenient for them in our Orange, CT clinic. If you want to call ahead for an appointment or stop in when you can fit it into your schedule, our staff is here for you.
The Care When You Need It in Orange
DOCS Urgent Care of Orange 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.