MSM Comprehensive STI Test Kit: this test checks for chlamydia and gonorrhoea (genital, oral and rectal), herpes, hepatitis B and C plus HIV and syphilis & more. This is a more comprehensive STI test and checks for several more less common STI infections.
These kits are designed and recommended for men who have sex with men. The test kit will consist of a urine sample, an oral and a rectal swab sample and a tiny blood sample. You will receive full detailed instructions along with the kit on how to collect each sample and send it back to our lab in the prepaid post.
Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by bacteria called Chlamydia Trachomatis. The bacteria are typically transferred via semen e of 25.
An expectant woman with chlamydia can pass it on to their child during childbirth, so it is essential for a pregnant woman who suspects that she has chlamydia to undergo testing and subsequent treatment.
Sexual contact carries the risk of contracting a number of sexually transmitted diseases, or STDs. Despite the continuing education, media coverage, me most common bacterial infection that can be passed during sexual contact, with close to 3 million cases estimated every year.
The high number of cases is owing to the fact that many people with the infection do not experience symptoms, and therefore pass it on unknowingly. As a result, it is sometimes known as the “silent infection”. It is far more common than other sexually transmitted diseases like gonorrhoea or syphilis.
Chlamydia is often symptomless, making it very difficult to spot. If you have changed sexual partner, and either of you has had sex before, it is a goPain when passing urine
- Burning sensation in the urethra
- Cloudy discharge from the penis or anus
- Painful and swollen testes
- Irritation at the tip of the penis
At the height of the AIDS epidemic in the 1980s, it seemed that information about HIV and AIDS was everywhere. While HIV (the human immunodeficiency vit seems that our modern need to always be moving on to the next thing may have caused us to forget a bit of the due diligence that is associated with preventing any sexually-transmitted infection, let alone one like HIV, for which there is no cure. The following overview is a reminder of the signs and symptoms that are often associated with an HIV infection, and a reminder of how to reduce your risk.
HIV testing has come a long way over the past decade. You might be surprised at how easy and accurate it can be nowadays. One of the biggest changes hht infection and disease. If those antibodies have been in contact with the HIV virus, then they will have traces of it in them.
Chlamydia is caused by small bacteria and is usually contracted through unprotected sex with someone who already has the infection. However there are hlamydia in the eyes if semen or vaginal fluid comes into contact with an eye. Soreness and rectal discharge can be symptoms of the infection in the rectum, whilst conjunctivitis can occur if caught within the eye. Chlamydia can also infect the throat via oral sex, although this is rare and other than a possible sore throat, is usually symptomless. Chlamydia is particularly prevalent with sexually active young adults in their late teens and early twenties.
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