Why is a Sexual Health Check Up important?
Sexual health is important to everyone. Some sexually transmitted infections (STIs) may have no symptoms; therefore regular sexual health screens are useful to prevent any long-term complications. Practising safer sex, i.e. using condoms correctly and consistently, can help prevent the spread of STIs. You will have a consultation to establish which STIs to test for and which tests to be taken.
Female Sexual Health Examination
For a woman, this involves an examination of the vagina using a speculum. Swabs will be taken from the vagina and cervix. Additional swabs may also be taken from the rectum and throat. You will be tested for:
- Bacterial Vaginosis
- Trichomonas Vaginalis
- Pap Smear (optional)
Male Sexual Health Examination
For a man, this involves swabs taken from the penis. Additional swabs may also be taken from the rectum and throat. You will need to hold your urine for 4 hours before the swabs can be taken. You will be tested for:
What blood tests are offered at the DSC Clinic?
- HIV testing
- Syphilis testing
- Hepatitis B
- Herpes Type Specific Serology Testing (not a routine test, depending on your history)
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Patients may choose to receive treatment from subsidised or non-subsidised clinics. Both clinics provide comprehensive medical, nursing, laboratory and counselling services. The professional level of the service is the same at both the subsidised and non-subsidised clinics.
For subsidised care, patients will be seen at The Department of STI Control (DSC) located at Block 31 Kelantan Lane #01-16, Singapore 200031. To make an appointment for subsidised care, please fill in the Online Appointment Form or alternatively, you may wish to call 62939648 or drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to book an appointment.
For non-subsidised care, please call 6350 6666 to make an appointment to see the specialists of your choice at the National Skin Centre.